Talking Pictures TV Today Friday 13 January 2023

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What’s On Talking Pictures TV
Today Friday 13 January 2023

A full run down of everything airing on Talking Pictures TV

Kill Her Gently

Crime thriller, starring Griffith Jones
1957 – Crime, Thriller

Two convicts break out of prison and go on the run. While hitchhiking, they are picked up by a motorist who realises who they are and makes the fugitives a proposition – he will help them to flee the country, if in return, they will murder his wife. Crime thriller, starring Griffith Jones and Maureen Connell

Look at Life

Hadrian’s Wall and the Berlin Wall


Crime thriller, starring Ronald Howard
1953 – Drama, Crime

The Egyptian

Historical drama, starring Victor Mature
1954 – History, Drama

Movie: The Egyptian - 1953

An orphan survives a life of beggary in exile to become a doctor so renowned he is made chief physician to the pharaoh and his family. At this time, he adopts his master’s new religion of the One God, which brings them both into conflict with the established Egyptian priesthood of the old beliefs. Historical drama, starring Victor Mature, Jean Simmons, Edmund Purdom, Peter Ustinov and Gene Tierney

Breaking the Codes

The history of code-breaking in wartime

House of Bamboo

Gangland thriller, starring Robert Stack
1955 – Crime, Drama

Movie: House of Bamboo -

An American crime syndicate operating in Tokyo becomes so successful that a group of US undercover agents join forces with their Japanese counterparts to bring the ringleaders to justice. Thriller, starring Robert Stack, Robert Ryan and Shirley Yamaguchi

Crown Court


Part three of three. The case of a hospital sued for neglect reaches a verdict

Hell and High Water

Cold War adventure, starring Richard Widmark
1954 – Action, War

Movie: Hell and High Water -

A mercenary American captain with a submarine and crew for hire embarks on a mission to search out sites of illegal atomic testing by Chinese communists somewhere in the Arctic Circle. Cold War adventure, with Richard Widmark, Victor Francen, Bella Darvi and David Wayne

Daleks’ Invasion Earth: 2150 AD

Sci-fi adventure sequel, starring Peter Cushing
1966 – Family, Science Fiction

Movie: Daleks

Eccentric time traveller the Doctor journeys into the future, where he finds his arch enemies the Daleks have taken over the Earth and are hatching an evil scheme to remove the planet’s core and turn it into a vast spaceship. Sci-fi adventure sequel based on the TV series, starring Peter Cushing, Bernard Cribbins, Andrew Keir, Roberta Tovey and Ray Brooks

The Day the Earth Stood Still

Sci-fi drama, starring Michael Rennie
1951 – Drama, Science Fiction

Movie: The Day the Earth Stood Still - 1966

An alien ambassador lands his spaceship in America and warns humanity that Earth risks imminent destruction by an interplanetary alliance unless it abandons its warlike ways – and is promptly shot by the military. The wounded visitor is forced to live among humans, but his powerful robot servant is poised to punish mankind for its aggression. Sci-fi drama, with Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal and Hugh Marlowe

Dial 999


First episode of the 1950s crime drama, starring Robert Beatty

Cellar Club with Caroline Munro

The cult movie star introduces Ravenous


Horror, starring Guy Pearce and Robert Carlyle
1999 – Horror, Western, Adventure

Movie: Ravenous -

A mysterious Scotsman regales a group of 19th-century American soldiers with stomach-churning tales of cannibalism. As the troops trek across the mountains in search of evidence to support his claims, it becomes obvious the shifty Scot is hiding a secret. Horror, starring Guy Pearce, Robert Carlyle, David Arquette, Jeremy Davies and Jeffrey Jones

Cellar Club with Caroline Munro

The cult movie star introduces My Boyfriend’s Back

My Boyfriend’s Back

Supernatural teen comedy, starring Andrew Lowery
1993 – Comedy, Romance, Horror

Movie: My Boyfriend

A carefree teenager is gunned down during a robbery just moments after asking the girl of his dreams for a date, but he does not let a trivial thing like death get him down and returns from the grave to take her to the high-school prom. Supernatural comedy, starring Andrew Lowery, Traci Lind and Bob Dishy

Cellar Club with Caroline Munro

The cult movie star introduces The Demon

The Demon

Horror, starring Cameron Mitchell
1979 – Thriller, Horror, Mystery

A mysterious and bloodthirsty killer with a taste for women wreaks havoc in a quiet, rural village. The parents of a teenager kidnapped by the villain enlist the aid of a former soldier with mysterious psychic powers to find her. Horror, starring Cameron Mitchell and Jennifer Holmes

Cellar Club with Caroline Munro

Preview of next week’s films

Come Back Peter

Comedy, starring Patrick Holt
1952 – Comedy

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