Talking Pictures TV Today Friday 3 February 2023

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What’s On Talking Pictures TV
Today Friday 3 February 2023

A full run down of everything airing on Talking Pictures TV


Comedy drama, starring Tom Walls
1938 – Comedy, Crime, Drama

A charismatic gentleman thief and master of disguise tackles a dangerous criminal gang while posing as a butler at a stately home. British comedy drama, starring Tom Walls, Lilli Palmer, Noel Madison and Leon M Lion

Strictly for the Birds

Comedy, starring Tony Tanner
1964 – Comedy

This Above All

Wartime romance, starring Tyrone Power
1942 – Drama, Romance, War

Movie: This Above All - 1964

Up the Creek

Comedy, starring Peter Sellers
1958 – Comedy

A well-meaning but dim-witted Navy officer is put in command of a mothballed destroyer that has been left without a captain for two years. However, the lower ranks have grown used to operating without supervision and also have a number of rackets they need to keep a secret from the top brass. Comedy, starring Peter Sellers, David Tomlinson, Wilfrid Hyde-White and Lionel Jeffries

Johnny Nobody

Drama, directed by and starring Nigel Patrick
1961 – Crime, Mystery

Movie: Johnny Nobody - 1958

A man with no memory kills an outspoken atheist author. He turns to a priest for help when tried for a murder he does not remember committing, but which he believes was driven by divine intervention. Drama, directed by and starring Nigel Patrick, with Aldo Ray

Crown Court


Part three of three. The jury reaches a verdict

Another Man’s Poison

Thriller, starring Bette Davis
1951 – Crime, Drama, Thriller

Movie: Another Man

The Violent Men

Western, starring Edward G Robinson
1955 – Western

Movie: The Violent Men - 1951

A ruthless cattle baron sets out to create his own private empire, no matter what the cost. When he resorts to murder, he makes an enemy of a civil war veteran, while his lust for power drives his wife into the arms of his younger brother. Western, starring Edward G Robinson, Barbara Stanwyck and Glenn Ford

Look at Life

Medical research and advances in surgical procedures

The Mouse on the Moon

Satirical comedy sequel, starring Margaret Rutherford
1963 – Comedy, Drama

Movie: The Mouse on the Moon -

The authorities in a bankrupt European state set up a fictitious space programme to generate quick cash from investors. Funds from America and Russia soon arrive to help them put a man on the moon, but events heat up when they discover their national export – wine – makes excellent rocket fuel, launching them into the space race for real. Satirical comedy sequel to The Mouse That Roared, starring Margaret Rutherford, Ron Moody, Bernard Cribbins and Terry-Thomas

Dial 999


A safe cracker goes on the run with some help from his brother

Cellar Club with Caroline Munro

The cult movie star introduces Curse of The Mummy’s Tomb

The Curse of the Mummy’s Tomb

Hammer horror, starring Terence Morgan
1964 – Horror

Movie: The Curse of the Mummy

Archaeologists exhume an Egyptian mummy and take him to Victorian London, where he shuffles off in search of revenge on his evil brother who has been cursed with eternal life. Hammer horror, starring Terence Morgan, Ronald Howard and Fred Clark

Cellar Club with Caroline Munro

The cult movie star introduces The Kiss

The Kiss

Horror, starring Joanna Pacula
1988 – Thriller, Horror, Drama, Fantasy

Movie: The Kiss -

A model is struck by a family curse passed down the generations by a kiss. Determined to escape a grisly fate, she sets her sights on her innocent teenage niece – who proves more resourceful than expected. Horror, starring Joanna Pacula, Meredith Salenger and Mimi Kuzyk

Cellar Club with Caroline Munro

The cult movie star introduces Midnight Fear

Midnight Fear

Thriller, starring David Carradine

An alcoholic sheriff sets out on the trail of an unhinged killer who skinned his victim alive, but his investigation is hampered by the presence of two mysterious brothers. Thriller, starring David Carradine, Peter Watkins-Hughes, Mark Carlton and Charlie Schmidt

Cellar Club with Caroline Munro

Preview of next week’s films

Big Business

Comedy, starring Bette Midler and Lily Tomlin
1988 – Comedy

Movie: Big Business -

The first-born babies in two sets of identical twins are mixed up at birth by a short-sighted nurse, leading to their being raised in very different social circles. In later life, one pair, brought up in a poor mining town, visits New York to challenge a powerful conglomerate – only to find their respective siblings are in charge of the company. Comedy, starring Bette Midler and Lily Tomlin in dual roles alongside Fred Ward and Edward Herrmann


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