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Duration: 2 hours, 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Available for 5 months

Classic comedy. An oddball mix of motorists learn of some buried cash and embark on a desperate, competitive cross-California rush to unearth it. Show more

Contributors

Captain Culpepper:
Spencer Tracy
J Russell Finch:
Milton Berle
Melville Crump:
Sid Caesar
Benjy Benjamin:
Buddy Hackett
Mrs Marcus:
Ethel Merman
Ding Bell:
Mickey Rooney
Sylvester Marcus:
Dick Shawn
Otto Meyer:
Phil Silvers
Algernon Hawthorne:
Terry-Thomas
Lennie Pike:
Jonathan Winters
Monica Crump:
Edie Adams
Emeline Marcus-Finch:
Dorothy Provine
Smiler Grogan:
Jimmy Durante
Tyler Fitzgerald:
Jim Backus
Police Chief Aloysius:
William Demarest
Third Cab Driver:
Peter Falk
Writer:
Tania Rose

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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, 41 minutes

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

Disney musical combining live action and animation. An orphaned boy runs away from his foster family with the help of a lovable dragon and makes new friends in a small seaside town. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Don Chaffey
Dr Terminus:
Jim Dale
Lena Gogan:
Shelley Winters

Duration: 2 hours, 4 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

A compilation of great moments from nearly a hundred MGM musicals. Numbers include Eleanor Powell in her classic challenge dance with Fred Astaire. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Fred Astaire
Participant:
Gene Kelly
Participant:
Elizabeth Taylor
Participant:
James Stewart
Participant:
Bing Crosby
Participant:
Judy Garland
Participant:
Debbie Reynolds
Participant:
Mickey Rooney
Participant:
Frank Sinatra
Participant:
Eleanor Powell
Participant:
Clark Gable
Director:
Jack Haley Jr

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Murder, She Wrote

Series 10

Episode 6: Bloodlines

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One CambridgeshireLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Murder mystery series. When Jessica begins a new novel, her research unravels a mystery behind the death of her good friend and thoroughbred trainer Matt Cleveland.

Contributors

Jessica Fletcher:
Angela Lansbury
Matt Cleveland:
Mickey Rooney
Wally Hampton:
Don Murray
Catherine Noble:
Tippi Hedren
Lloyd Mentone:
Stephen Macht
Paul Hampton:
Sean O'Bryan

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

Contributors

Duration: 1 hour, 20 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Crime thriller in which a garage mechanic falls for a woman who is only interested in his money. His troubles start when he borrows $20 from the till to fund a night out. Show more