Talking Pictures TV – Highlights

If you love old films then there really is only one television channel in the UK to watch, Talking Pictures TV. It’s full of rarely seen films along with many classics with the likes of Peter Sellers, Stanley Baker, Dirk Bogarde, Alastair Sim & Will Hay for instance. Plus comedy from the great Laurel and Hardy. But that’s not all as they also show old TV series such as Scotland Yard, Public Eye, The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre, The Gentle Touch & A Family At War.

You can find Talking Pictures TV on Sky 328 | Virgin 445 | Freeview 81 | Freesat 306
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These are the highlights for this month:

DateTimeFilm / TV SeriesInfo
Mon28/06/202121:00Emperor of The North (1973)Adventure. Directed by Robert Aldrich. Stars Lee Marvin, Ernest Borgnine, Keith Carradine, Charles Tyner & Malcolm Atterbury. Two hobos struggle during the Great Depression of the 1930s.
Tue29/06/202110:00Don't Take It To Heart! (1944)Comedy. Director: Jeffrey Dell. Stars: Richard Greene, Alfred Drayton & Patricia Medina. In World War II England, a German bomb dropped on a stately mansion releases a ghost.
21:00Doomwatch (1972)Horror. Directed by Peter Sasdy. Stars Ian Bannen, Judy Geeson & John Paul. Island waters are contaminated by chemical dumping, those who eat fish caught there become deformed and violent.
Wed30/06/202121:05House on Telegraph Hill (1951)Thriller. Directed by Robert Wise. Stars Richard Basehart, Valentina Cortese & Fay Baker. A Nazi camp survivor takes the identity of a fellow victim & discovers an inheritance at stake.
Thu01/07/202110:10Back-Room Boy (1942)Comedy. Director: Herbert Mason. Stars: Arthur Askey, Googie Withers & Moore Marriott. A man is sent to a lighthouse on a Scottish island. Trying to escape, he finds the island overrun by women.
21:00Jack The Ripper Part 1 of 2.1988. Drama. Stars Michael Caine, Armand Assante & Ray McAnally. Chief Inspector Frederick Abberline is assigned to investigate the murder of a prostitute in the East End of London.
Fri02/07/202122:00Jack The Ripper Part 2 of 2.1988. Drama. Stars Michael Caine, Armand Assante & Ray McAnally. The killer is nicknamed 'Jack the Ripper' after a letter is forwarded to Scotland Yard.
09:10Brats (1930)Comedy - Stars Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy. Laurel and Hardy play dual roles as little brats who keep them from enjoying their evening of games.
09:35Green Hornet Strikes AgainThe Plunge of Peril. 1941. Starring: Warren Hull. Brett returns & wants to get to the bottom of the racket. A helpful lead suggests that the crime syndicate has its fingers in more than one pie
11:10The Lone Ranger1949
11:40Radar Men From The Moon1952
11:55Buster Keaton & Richard Hearne 'Clowning Around'Rare footage of Buster Keaton & Richard Hearne larking around in America in the 1950s / 1960s.
Sun03/07/202116:00Another Fine Mess (1930)Laurel & Hardy. The boys hide in a mansion to escape from a policeman
21:00The ChampionsStars Stuart Damon, Alexandra Bastedo & William Gaunt.

Many of the films shown are also now available on Blu-ray and DVD.

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