Talking Pictures TV Today Wednesday 25 January 2023

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What’s On Talking Pictures TV
Today Wednesday 25 January 2023

A full run down of everything airing on Talking Pictures TV

The Detectives


Holbrook is reluctant to charge a man caught in the act

Bob’s Your Uncle

Second World War comedy, starring Albert Modley
1942 – Comedy

Another Fine Mess

Laurel and Hardy comedy
1930 – Comedy

Movie: Another Fine Mess - 1942

Stan and Ollie shake off the police by dashing into a mansion belonging to a well-to-do colonel, but end up masquerading as the owner, maid and butler of the place when prospective buyers turn up wanting a tour of the property. Laurel and Hardy comedy, starring Thelma Todd , James Finlayson, Charles Gerrard and Eddie Dunn

The Greed of William Hart

Horror, starring Tod Slaughter
1948 – Mystery, Horror

Movie: The Greed of William Hart - 1930

A grave robber and his accomplice loot the mortuaries and graveyards of Edinburgh in search of corpses, which they sell to a doctor at a respected medical academy. However, when they are unable to keep up with demand, they resort to murder to provide fresh bodies. Horror, starring Tod Slaughter and Henry Oscar

The Onedin Line


James builds his fleet

Cause for Alarm

Thriller, with Loretta Young
1951 – Drama, Thriller, Crime, Mystery

Movie: Cause for Alarm -

A psychotic killer frames his unfortunate wife for murder by laying a cunning series of false clues incriminating her as the culprit behind his crimes. Thriller, starring Loretta Young, Barry Sullivan, Bruce Cowling and Margalo Gilmore

Salute the Toff

Mystery, starring John Bentley
1952 – Crime

Movie: Salute the Toff - 1951

Upstairs, Downstairs


James upsets Hudson

Hudson is angered by James’s decision to invite his father’s secretary to lunch in the family dining room, and promptly tenders his resignation. Shortly after his wife leaves for New York, Richard receives the news that his work is to be published and wires her aboard the ship she is travelling on – the RMS Titanic

Saddle Up

James Stephens introduces The Prisoner of Shark Island

The Prisoner of Shark Island

Fact-based historical drama, starring Warner Baxter
1936 – Drama, History

Movie: The Prisoner of Shark Island -

Saddle Up

James Stephens introduces Seminole Uprising

Seminole Uprising

Western, starring George Montgomery
1955 – War, Western

Movie: Seminole Uprising -

Cavalry lieutenant Cam Elliott is ordered to bring in Seminole chief Black Cat, who is leading his people in a campaign of terror and bloodshed. The tribal leader then kidnaps the girl Elliot loves and plans to trade her for more weapons from renegades. Western, starring George Montgomery, Steven Ritch and Karin Booth

Saddle Up

James Stephens reveals next week’s Westerns

The Westerner


Two men try to frame Dave for their brother’s crimes


Documentary from 1935 about the training of new RAF recruits

Gideon’s Way


A housekeeper murders her elderly clients



French adaptation of the classic detective stories, starring Bruno Cremer

The Chase

Melodrama, starring Marlon Brando and Robert Redford
1966 – Crime, Drama, Thriller

Movie: The Chase -

An escaped convict returns to his Texas home, incurring the wrath of the local sheriff and setting off a series of violent incidents. Melodrama, starring Marlon Brando, Robert Redford, Jane Fonda, James Fox and Angie Dickinson

Enemy Mine

Sci-fi adventure, starring Dennis Quaid
1985 – Drama, Science Fiction

Movie: Enemy Mine - 1966

In the midst of a war between humans and aliens, two space pilots from opposite sides are marooned together on an inhospitable planet and are forced to set aside their mutual animosity to survive. Sci-fi adventure, starring Dennis Quaid, Louis Gossett Jr and Brion James

The Night Visitor

Horror starring Max von Sydow
1971 – Crime, Horror, Thriller

Movie: The Night Visitor - 1985

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