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Duration: 1 hour, 43 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Classic musical. Magnolia Hawks falls for a gambler when he joins their riverboat troupe. Songs include Ol' Man River and Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man. Show more

Contributors

Magnolia Hawks:
Kathryn Grayson
Julie LaVerne:
Ava Gardner
Gaylord Ravenal:
Howard Keel
Captain Andy Hawks:
Joe E Brown
Ellie May Shipley:
Marge Champion
Frank Schultz:
Gower Champion
Steven Baker:
Robert Sterling
Parthy Hawks:
Agnes Moorehead
Director:
George Sidney
Producer:
Arthur Freed

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Murder, She Wrote

Series 8

Episode 8: A Killing in Vegas

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One SouthLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Murder mystery series featuring a sleuthing writer. A casino dealer thought to be stealing is the prime suspect when his boss has a deadly fall.

Contributors

Jessica Fletcher:
Angela Lansbury
Larry Thorson:
Howard Keel
Wes McSorley:
David Soul
Jerry Pappas:
Andreas Katsulas
Frank Stinson:
Stephen Macht
Alice Baxter:
Joan McMurtney
Susan Hartley:
Amy O'Neill
Lt Walt Murphy:
Richard Portnow
Katherine McSorley:
Shelley Smith
Eddie Wheaton:
Jeff Kaake
Ted Hartley:
Bruce Gray

Duration: 1 hour, 51 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

More classic excerpts from MGM musicals, starring Judy Garland, Fred Astaire and a supporting cast of similarly great names. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Gene Kelly
Participant:
Esther Williams
Participant:
Cyd Charisse
Participant:
Debbie Reynolds
Participant:
Lena Horne
Participant:
Mickey Rooney
Participant:
June Allyson
Participant:
Ann Miller
Participant:
Howard Keel
Producer:
Bud Friedgen
Director:
Bud Friedgen

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Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Available for 4 months

Adaptation of Cole Porter's hit about a theatre company attempting a musical version of The Taming of the Shrew. Songs include So in Love. With Howard Keel and Kathryn Grayson. Show more

Contributors

Fred Graham / Petruchio:
Howard Keel
Lilli Vanessa / Katherine:
Kathryn Grayson
Lois Lane / Bianca:
Ann Miller
Hortensio:
Bob Fosse
Cole Porter:
Ron Randell
Director:
George Sidney

Duration: 1 hour, 35 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Classic sci-fi fantasy adventure in which a meteor shower blinds the Earth's population and covers the planet with strange seeds, which grow into huge plant-like creatures. Show more

Contributors

Bill Mason:
Howard Keel
Director:
Steve Sekely
Christine Durrant:
Nicole Maurey
Karen Goodwin:
Janette Scott
Tom Goodwin:
Kieron Moore

Duration: 1 hour, 48 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Lavish Arabian Nights-style musical charting the mixed fortunes of a poor poet with supposed mystical powers. Based around the music of 19th-century composer Alexander Borodin. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 36 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Available for 21 days

Wild West musical. Calamity Jane is the roughest, toughest gal in the town of Deadwood, and only 'Wild Bill' Hickok is man enough to discover the lady underneath the tough talk and gun belts. Show more

Contributors

Calamity Jane:
Doris Day
Wild Bill Hickok:
Howard Keel
Katie Brown:
Allyn Ann McLerie
Lt. Gilmartin:
Philip Carey
Francis Fryer:
Dick Wesson
Henry Miller:
Paul Harvey
Rattlesnake:
Chubby Johnson
Adelaid Adams:
Gale Robbins
Director:
David Butler

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