Talking Pictures TV Today Friday 17 March 2023

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What’s On Talking Pictures TV
Today Friday 17 March 2023

A full run down of everything airing on Talking Pictures TV

Topper Returns

Supernatural comic mystery, starring Roland Young
1941 – Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance

Driving The Train 1959

Instructional film on driving diesel trains

Anna and the King of Siam

Romantic drama, starring Irene Dunne and Rex Harrison
1946 – Drama, Romance

Movie: Anna and the King of Siam -

A widowed English schoolteacher begins a relationship with the powerful monarch of Siam while tutoring his 67 children. Romantic drama, starring Irene Dunne, Rex Harrison and Lee J Cobb

Thunder in the City

Crime comedy, starring Edward G Robinson
1937 – Comedy, Drama, Romance

Movie: Thunder in the City - 1946

Daisy Kenyon

Romantic drama, starring Joan Crawford
1947 – Drama, Romance

Movie: Daisy Kenyon - 1937

Crown Court


Part two of three. The jury reaches its verdict

Androcles and the Lion

Satirical fable, starring Alan Young
1952 – Comedy

Movie: Androcles and the Lion -

A Christian tailor is moved to help a lion with a thorn stuck painfully in its paw. His unthinking act of kindness looks set to pay off when Caesar’s campaign of persecution leaves him and a host of other worshippers facing death at the claws of the beasts in the Roman arena. Satirical fable based on George Bernard Shaw’s play, starring Alan Young, Jean Simmons, Robert Newton and Victor Mature

Crazy Motoring

A fascinating look at some new and unusual ideas of fuelling our engines

Dry Rot

Comedy, starring Brian Rix
1956 – Comedy

Movie: Dry Rot -

Passport to Pimlico

Ealing comedy, starring Stanley Holloway
1949 – Comedy

Movie: Passport to Pimlico - 1956

The residents of a London suburb discover documents proving their neighbourhood is not part of Britain, and declare independence. Appointing their own head of state, they begin erecting borders as the government resorts to desperate measures to bring the community back under British rule. Ealing comedy, starring Stanley Holloway and Margaret Rutherford

Dial 999


A gang of career criminals carry out a payroll robbery in Fleet Street

Cellar Club with Caroline Munro

The cult movie star introduces The Curse of Frankenstein

The Curse of Frankenstein

Hammer horror, starring Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee
1957 – Horror, Science Fiction

Movie: The Curse of Frankenstein -

An obsessive scientist is determined to create life and builds a creature using parts taken from various corpses. He succeeds in animating the monster, but its brain is damaged in the process, driving it mad and causing it to embark on a killing spree. The first in Hammer’s series of horror films inspired by Mary Shelley’s novel, starring Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee

Cellar Club with Caroline Munro

The cult movie star introduces A Bucket of Blood

A Bucket of Blood

Comedy horror, starring Dick Miller

Cellar Club with Caroline Munro

The cult movie star presents a preview of next week’s films

The Knack and How to Get It

Comedy, starring Michael Crawford
1965 – Comedy, Romance

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An uptight teacher asks his womanising flatmate for advice on kick-starting his non-existent sex life. As the duo set out to procure a suitably large bed, they encounter a woman recently arrived in the city, who becomes the focus of rivalry between the two friends. Comedy, starring Michael Crawford, Ray Brooks and Rita Tushingham

Kiss of Death

Gangster thriller, starring Richard Widmark
1947 – Crime, Drama, Thriller

Movie: Kiss of Death - 1965

A psychopathic killer is sent to silence a small-time crook who has informed on the former accomplices threatening his children. Gangster thriller, starring Richard Widmark, Victor Mature, Brian Donlevy, Karl Malden and Coleen Gray


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