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Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

A former trapeze artist famous for his 'triple' begins training a budding aerialist, but their strong bond is put to the test by a beautiful tumbler who is also seeking glory. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 35 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Powerful, hard-bitten prison melodrama about a group of six violent convicts who revolt against their sadistic warden. Show more

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Joe Collins:
Burt Lancaster
Director:
Jules Dassin
Captain Munsey:
Hume Cronyn

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Duration: 1 hour, 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One SouthLatest broadcast: on BBC One Yorkshire

Crime caper about two ageing train robbers who come out of jail after thirty years and, finding modern life impossible to get used to, decide to do one last job. Show more

Contributors

Archie Long:
Kirk Douglas
Harry Doyle:
Burt Lancaster
Deke Yablonski:
Charles Durning
Leon B Little:
Eli Wallach
Vince:
Monty Ash

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Duration: 1 hour, 57 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Prequel to the historical epic Zulu, showing the build-up to the British invasion of Zululand and the massacre of 1,500 British soldiers. Starring Burt Lancaster and Peter O'Toole. Show more

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Lt. Vereker:
Simon Ward
Lt Col Pulleine:
Denholm Elliott
Sgt Maj Williams:
Bob Hoskins
Norris Newman:
Ronald Lacey
QSM Bloomfield:
Peter Vaughan
Cetshwayo:
Simon Sabela
Producer:
Nate Kohn
Col. Durnford:
Burt Lancaster

Duration: 1 hour, 35 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Powerful, hard-bitten prison melodrama about a group of six violent convicts who revolt against their sadistic warden. Starring Burt Lancaster and Hume Cronyn. Show more

Contributors

Joe Collins:
Burt Lancaster
Captain Munsey:
Hume Cronyn
Flossie:
Anita Colby
Louie Miller #7033:
Sam Levene
'Freshman' Stack:
Jeff Corey
Spencer:
John Hoyt
Director:
Jules Dassin

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Duration: 1 hour, 35 minutes

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

Dark drama starring Tony Curtis about a megalomaniac New York gossip columnist who takes drastic action in an attempt to break up his sister's romance with a young jazz musician. Show more

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J J Hunsecker:
Burt Lancaster
Sidney Falco:
Tony Curtis
Susan Hunsecker:
Susan Harrison
Frank D'Angelo:
Sam Levene

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Duration: 2 hours, 7 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Available for 7 months

In 1944, the French Resistance must stop a train without damaging its cargo of valuable modern master paintings, which an unusually art-loving Nazi official has appropriated.

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Paul Labiche:
Burt Lancaster
Christine:
Jeanne Moreau
Colonel Franz Von Waldheim:
Paul Scofield
Papa Boule:
Michel Simon
Producer:
Jules Bricken

Duration: 1 hour, 39 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Frontier tale about a marshal who pursues a group of wanted men into a town that is under the sway of a criminal rancher with no time for an honest lawman. Show more

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Duration: 1 hour, 53 minutes

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

Oscar-winning classic. The story of US soldiers on Hawaii in the months before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

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Sergeant Milton Warden:
Burt Lancaster
Robert E Lee Prewitt:
Montgomery Clift
Karen Holmes:
Deborah Kerr
Alma/Lorene:
Donna Reed
Angelo Maggio:
Frank Sinatra
Captain Dana Holmes:
Philip Ober
Sergeant 'Fatso' Judson:
Ernest Borgnine
Corporal Buckley:
Jack Warden
Sergeant Ike Galovitch:
John Dennis
Sergeant Pete Karelsen:
Tim Ryan

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Duration: 1 hour, 32 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Action adventure about a swashbuckler who does battle with unscrupulous white traders in the South Seas. Stars Burt Lancaster. Show more

Contributors

Captain David Dion O'Keefe:
Burt Lancaster
Dalabo aki Dali:
Joan Rice
Mr Chou:
Benson Fong
Sien Tang, Dentist:
Philip Ahn
Alfred Tetins:
Andre Morell
Fatumak, Medicine Man:
Abraham Sofaer
Boogulroo:
Archie Savage
Captain Bully Hayes:
Charles Horvath
Herr Weber:
Guy Doleman
Director:
Byron Haskin
Producer:
Harold Hecht
Writer:
James Hill

Duration: 2 hours, 25 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

True-life drama starring Burt Lancaster about a man who, while serving a life sentence in Alcatraz, develops an interest in birds and goes on to become an expert ornithologist. Show more

Contributors

Robert Stroud:
Burt Lancaster
Harvey Shoemaker:
Karl Malden
Elizabeth Stroud:
Thelma Ritter
Stella Johnson:
Betty Field
Bull Ransom:
Neville Brand
Feto Gomez:
Telly Savalas
Producer:
Harold Hecht
Tom Gaddis:
Edmond O'Brien
Dr. Ellis:
Whit Bissell

Duration: 1 hour, 34 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Action-packed western adventure about two trigger-happy cowboy mercenaries who head for Mexico during the revolution of 1866 and are hired to escort a consignment of gold. Show more