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Duration: 2 hours

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Five people crash land in the Himalayas and are taken to an idyllic valley. Their host claims it is the magical paradise of Shangri-La - but is it all it seems? With Ronald Colman. Show more

Contributors

Robert Conway:
Ronald Colman
Alexander Lovett:
Edward Everett Horton
George Conway:
John Howard
Henry Barnard:
Thomas Mitchell
Gloria Stone:
Isabel Jewell
Chang:
HB Warner
High Lama:
Sam Jaffe
Director:
Frank Capra

Duration: 2 hours

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

Drama set in South America. A woman becomes attached to the lead pilot of an air mail service, but he turns out to be a tough nut to crack. With Cary Grant and Rita Hayworth. Show more

Contributors

Geoff Carter:
Cary Grant
Bonnie Lee:
Jean Arthur
Judy MacPherson:
Rita Hayworth
John Van Reiter:
Sig Rumann
Director:
Howard Hawks
Producer:
Howard Hawks

Duration: 1 hour, 21 minutes

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

Psychological thriller about twin sisters who are implicated in the murder of a famous physician. Show more

Contributors

George Benson:
Lester Allen
Franklin:
Garry Owen
Lt. Stevenson:
Thomas Mitchell
District Attorney Girard:
Charles Evans
Dr Elliott:
Lew Ayres
Terry/Ruth Collins:
Olivia de Havilland
Mrs. Didriksen:
Lela Bliss

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Duration: 1 hour, 32 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Motor racing adventure. A young mechanic, who dreams of being a racing driver, gets a chance to show his talent; but on the way to the top, he steps on friends and foe alike. Show more

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Duration: 1 hour, 41 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales (Analogue)

A powerful saga of merchant seamen during the early days of World War II as they sail into seas threatened by German U-boats and bombers. Based on four plays by Eugene O'Neill. Show more

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Duration: 1 hour, 36 minutes

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

When two women are brutally murdered, a newspaper tycoon offers the job of editor-in-chief to whichever newsman can crack the case. Starring Dana Andrews. Show more

Contributors

Edward Mobley:
Dana Andrews
Mark Loving:
George Sanders
Jon Day Griffith:
Thomas Mitchell
Walter Kyne:
Vincent Price
Dorothy Kyne:
Rhonda Fleming
Lt Burt Kaufman:
Howard Duff
Nancy Liggett:
Sally Forrest
Director:
Fritz Lang

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Duration: 1 hour, 50 minutes

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

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Unconventional western about the life of outlaw Billy the Kid, including his partnership with Doc Holliday and clashes with lawman Pat Garrett. Stars Jane Russell and Jack Buetel.

Contributors

Pat Garrett:
Thomas Mitchell
Doc Holliday:
Walter Huston
Woodruff:
Joe Sawyer
Director:
Howard Hughes
Producer:
Howard Hughes

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Duration: 1 hour, 51 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Adaptation of Victor Hugo's 1831 novel. Quasimodo, the lonely hunch-backed bell-ringer of Notre Dame cathedral, falls in love with Esmeralda, a beautiful gypsy. Show more

Contributors

The Hunchback Quasimodo:
Charles Laughton
Esmeralda:
Maureen O'Hara
Clopin, King of the Beggars:
Thomas Mitchell
Gringoire:
Edmond O'Brien
Phoebus:
Alan Marshal
Archdeacon:
Walter Hampden
Madame de Lys:
Katharine Alexander
Procurator:
George Zucco