Talking Pictures TV Today Saturday 27 May 2023

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What’s On Talking Pictures TV
Today Saturday 27 May 2023

A full run down of everything airing on Talking Pictures TV

Dick Tracy Returns

Crime thriller, starring Ralph Byrd
1938 – Action, Crime

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The Eyes

Short thriller, starring Jean McDonald
1962 – Drama

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Target: The Corruptors


Paul Marino investigates the mob

A Stranger in Town

Crime drama, starring Alex Nicol
1957 – Crime, Drama

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Come Back Peter

Comedy, starring Patrick Holt
1952 – Comedy

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Movie: Come Back Peter - 1957

The Adventures of Robin Hood


A man who has created a terrible new weapon comes to Robin seeking help

The Adventures of Sir Lancelot


An evil monarch sells the men of a village into slavery

One Hour to Zero

Children’s adventure, starring Toby Bridge

The Buccaneers


Pirate Captain Dan Tempest is given the chance to become a law-abiding seafarer

The Phantom Empire


Gene tries to stop the radium bomb

The Time Travellers

Sci-fi adventure, starring Preston Foster
1964 – Science Fiction

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Movie: The Time Travellers -

The Outer Limits


A woman spends years trying to recreate her husband’s disappearance

One Million Years BC

Hammer prehistoric adventure, starring Raquel Welch
1966 – Adventure, Fantasy

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Movie: One Million Years BC -

A caveman falls for a woman from a rival clan, forcing the lovers to flee from their villages to escape the anger of the tribal chieftains – and survive attacks by man-eating dinosaurs and the dangers of sporadic earthquakes. Hammer-produced prehistoric adventure, starring Raquel Welch, John Richardson, Robert Brown and Percy Herbert, with special effects by Ray Harryhausen

Sword of Sherwood Forest

Robin Hood adventure, starring Richard Greene
1960 – Adventure, History, Action

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Movie: Sword of Sherwood Forest - 1966

Legendary outlaw hero Robin Hood rallies his merry men to thwart a dastardly plan by the Sheriff of Nottingham to murder the Archbishop of Canterbury, who has denounced the sheriff’s plot to confiscate another nobleman’s land. Medieval adventure, starring Richard Greene, Peter Cushing, Niall MacGinnis, Richard Pasco, Sarah Branch and Oliver Reed

The Lavender Hill Mob

Ealing comedy, starring Alec Guinness
1951 – Comedy, Crime

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Movie: The Lavender Hill Mob - 1960

An unassuming bank worker masterminds a plot to steal £1million in gold bullion, then melts it down and turns it into statues of the Eiffel Tower that can easily be exported – but the plan soon goes awry, with hilarious results. Ealing comedy, starring Alec Guinness, Stanley Holloway, Sid James and Audrey Hepburn



A devoted family man is found shot

The Four Just Men


A banker is tricked into helping to destabilise a government

Falstaff: Chimes At Midnight

Shakespearean drama, directed by and starring Orson Welles
1965 – Comedy, Drama, History

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Movie: Falstaff: Chimes At Midnight -

A disreputable knight leads the heir to the throne into a life of crime and debauchery. But as the king’s reign comes to an end and revolution stirs in the country, the young prince is forced to decide where his loyalties truly lie. Historical drama drawing on various Shakespeare plays, directed by and starring Orson Welles. With Jeanne Moreau and John Gielgud

Carry On Columbus

Seafaring comedy, starring Jim Dale
1992 – Comedy

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Movie: Carry On Columbus - 1965

The seafaring explorer tries to reach the Indies, a voyage sabotaged by spies, a dodgy map and an incompetent crew. Comedy, starring Jim Dale, Rik Mayall, Nigel Planer, Julian Clary, Tony Slattery, Alexei Sayle, Keith Allen, Sara Crowe, Richard Wilson, Bernard Cribbins and June Whitfield

A Prize of Gold

Second World War adventure, starring Richard Widmark
1955 – Drama, War

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Movie: A Prize of Gold - 1992

A US Army sergeant stationed in Berlin at the end of the Second World War falls for a German woman and together they plan to steal Nazi treasures. Adventure, starring Richard Widmark, Mai Zetterling, Nigel Patrick and George Cole

The Soldier

Action thriller, starring Klaus Kinski
1982 – Action

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Movie: The Soldier - 1955

A covert US agent wages a one-man war against terrorists threatening to destroy half the world’s oil production capabilities with a nuclear bomb planted in Saudi Arabia. Action thriller, starring Klaus Kinski, Ken Wahl, Alberta Watson and Jeremiah Sullivan

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