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Duration: 2 hours, 7 minutes

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

A Roman centurion in charge of the crucifixion of Christ is profoundly affected by the experience and converts to Christianity.

Contributors

Marcellus Gallio:
Richard Burton
Demetrius:
Victor Mature
Director:
Henry Koster
Caligula:
Jay Robinson
Senator Gallio:
Torin Thatcher
Pontius Pilate:
Richard Boone
Emperor Tiberius:
Ernest Thesiger
Abidor:
Leon Askin
Producer:
Frank Ross
Composer:
Alfred Newman
Director of photography:
Leon Shamroy

Duration: 1 hour, 22 minutes

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

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Biting Ealing satire about a scientist (Alec Guinness) who invents an indestructible fibre but finds that everyone wants to destroy his formula. Show more

Contributors

Sidney Stratton:
Sir Alec Guinness
Daphne Birnley:
Joan Greenwood
Alan Birnley:
Cecil Parker
Bertha:
Vida Hope
Michael Corland:
Michael Gough
Sir John Kierlaw:
Ernest Thesiger
Producer:
Sidney Cole

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