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Mon 11 Dec

4:35am
Film The Desperate Hours (1955)
A suburban family taken hostage by three escaped convicts refuses to knuckle under - and eventually proves more than a match for the criminals. William Wyler's thriller, starring Humphrey Bogart, Fredric March, Martha Scott and Arthur Kennedy
(Subtitles) (Black & White)

6:30am
Film The Ox-Bow Incident (1943)
Cowboys intervene in a bid to prevent the lynching of three men accused of murdering a rancher and stealing his cattle. Western drama, starring Henry Fonda, Henry Morgan and Anthony Quinn
(Subtitles) (Black & White)

7:50am
Film Gunfight at the OK Corral (1957)
US Marshal Wyatt Earp lays down his badge to live a peaceful life with his brothers in the town of Tombstone. As a feud erupts with the ruthless Clanton gang, he forms an unlikely alliance with hard-drinking gambler Doc Holliday to face them in a historic showdown. Western, starring Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Dennis Hopper, Lee Van Cleef and DeForest Kelley
(Subtitles)

9:55am
Film Spartacus (1960)
A slave trained to fight as a gladiator turns against his masters and leads an army of rebels in a fight for freedom against the Roman state. But as the rebellion gathers momentum, two senators do all they can to exploit the uprising for their own political ends. Stanley Kubrick's Oscar-winning epic, with Kirk Douglas, Tony Curtis, Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, Charles Laughton and Peter Ustinov
(Subtitles)

1:15pm
Film Cool Hand Luke (1967)
A rebellious small-time crook is sent to a prison in the Deep South, where he becomes a hero in the eyes of his fellow convicts and a thorn in the sides of the warden and the guards by refusing to bow to authority. His defiance escalates when he receives news of his mother's death, and embarks on a series of failed escape attempts. Drama based on Donn Pearce's novel, starring Paul Newman, George Kennedy, JD Cannon and Dennis Hopper
(Subtitles)

3:25pm
Film Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
An enigmatic British Army officer tries to unite the Arab nations against the Turks during the First World War, but comes into conflict with the military authorities when he engages the enemy with guerrilla tactics instead of more conventional methods. However, his increasingly torn loyalties leave him close to madness. Oscar-winning epic drama directed by David Lean, starring Peter O'Toole, Omar Sharif, Anthony Quinn, Alec Guinness and Jack Hawkins
(Subtitles)

7:00pm
Film The Sound of Music (1965)
A cheerful novice nun is employed as governess to the seven children of an austere widower. As she brings light, laughter and a love of all things harmonious to a family previously beset by grief and strict discipline she also falls in love with her employer. But before long, the looming threat of the Second World War jeopardises their happy household. Oscar-winning Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, starring Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer and Eleanor Parker
(Subtitles)

10:00pm
Film The Magnificent Seven (1960)
Oppressed Mexican villagers cross the border into America looking to buy guns to defend their homes and crops from bandits. Instead they encounter an enigmatic loner who persuades them to hire a band of gunslingers to teach the villagers how to fight before the marauders return. Western, with Yul Brynner, Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson, Robert Vaughn, James Coburn and Eli Wallach
(Subtitles)

12:10am
Film The Apartment (1960)
A lowly insurance clerk tries to curry favour with his seedy manager by lending him his flat for his extramarital flings. But the clerk soon grows wise to the nastiness of corporate ethics and infidelity when his heartless boss seduces the elevator girl, whom he has always loved from afar. Oscar-winning comedy drama, directed by Billy Wilder and starring Jack Lemmon, Fred MacMurray and Shirley MacLaine
(Subtitles) (Black & White)

2:20am
Film Planet of the Apes (1968)
A spaceship crash-lands on a mysterious planet where humans are mute creatures who find themselves at the mercy of intelligent apes. The world's simian rulers are horrified when one of the crew reveals he can speak and plan to have him killed, but two chimpanzee scientists intervene, determined to learn from the new arrival. Sci-fi drama, starring Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter and Maurice Evans
(Subtitles)

4:20am
Film How to Marry a Millionaire (1953)
Three women rent a luxurious New York apartment as part of a scheme to get their claws into wealthy husbands - but their plans become unstuck when all three start to fall for men with good hearts and empty pockets. Comedy, starring Betty Grable, Marilyn Monroe, Lauren Bacall, William Powell, Cameron Mitchell, David Wayne, Rory Calhoun and Fred Clark
(Subtitles)

Tue 12 Dec

6:00am
Film An Affair to Remember (1957)
Love blossoms on the high seas for a playboy bachelor and a former nightclub singer during a transatlantic cruise. When the liner comes into dock at New York, they agree to wait for six months and then meet again at the Empire State Building, hoping to prove to each other their relationship is more than a shipboard affair. Romantic drama, with Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Cathleen Nesbitt, Richard Denning and Neva Patterson
(Subtitles)

8:00am
Film To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
A lawyer risks the wrath of his neighbours in a racially divided backwater in Alabama by agreeing to defend a black man on a rape charge. As he struggles to shield his son and daughter from the case's disturbing undertones, the children also have to confront their fear of a local recluse. Oscar-winning, Depression-era drama based on the classic novel by Harper Lee, starring Gregory Peck, Robert Duvall, Mary Badham and Phillip Alford
(Subtitles) (Black & White)

10:15am
Film The Guns of Navarone (1961)
An elite group of Allied soldiers is dispatched to sabotage vital German artillery emplacements, despite the seemingly insurmountable odds and the suspicion there is a traitor in their midst. Oscar-winning Second World War adventure, based on Alistair MacLean's novel, starring Gregory Peck, David Niven, Anthony Quinn, Stanley Baker, Anthony Quayle and Irene Papas
(Subtitles)

12:55pm
Film Roman Holiday (1953)
A princess tires of a tour of European capitals and runs away from her entourage while in Rome. An American newspaper reporter takes her under his wing in the hope of getting an exclusive, but as he shows her the sights of the city, he starts to fall in love with her. Romantic comedy, starring Audrey Hepburn, Gregory Peck, Eddie Albert and Harcourt Williams
(Subtitles) (Black & White)

3:00pm
Film Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)
An aspiring writer falls for a seemingly happy-go-lucky woman living in the same apartment building, and is drawn to her unconventional lifestyle. However, he detects her quirky demeanour is masking a colourful past, while her mysterious visits to an imprisoned gangster have unexpected consequences. Romantic comedy drama based on Truman Capote's novel, with Audrey Hepburn, George Peppard, Mickey Rooney and Martin Balsam
(Subtitles)

5:00pm
Film The Great Escape (1963)
The most rebellious Allied prisoners of war are sent to a supposedly escape-proof maximum-security detention camp during the Second World War. They plan an ingenious mass breakout by digging a tunnel, but even when free of the camp, making it across occupied Europe proves a dangerous journey. Drama, starring Steve McQueen, James Coburn, Donald Pleasence, James Garner, Charles Bronson and Richard Attenborough
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

8:00pm
Film Zulu (1964)
An upper-class soldier and his fellow officer stationed at Rorke's Drift in 1879 discover they have been cut off after the destruction of the main British army column in the area. They must rally their small force of 140 men against the might of 4,000 Zulu warriors advancing on their position. Fact-based historical drama, starring Michael Caine, Stanley Baker, Jack Hawkins, Ulla Jacobsson, Nigel Green and Chief Buthelezi, with narration by Richard Burton
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

10:30pm
Film Psycho (1960)
A woman on the run after stealing from her boss ends up at an isolated motel, where the owner's curious relationship with his domineering mother results in murder. Alfred Hitchcock's psychological thriller, starring Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles, Martin Balsam, John Gavin and John McIntire
(Subtitles) (Black & White)

12:30am
Film A Fistful of Dollars (1964)
A mysterious gunslinger rides into a town on the Mexican border divided by two warring families. After killing the henchmen of one clan, he seems to have made it clear where his loyalties lie and is hired by their rivals. However, he is secretly planning to play them off against each other to his own advantage. Sergio Leone's Western, with Clint Eastwood making his first appearance as The Man with No Name alongside Gian Maria Volonte and Marianne Koch
(Subtitles)

2:15am
Film Alfie (1966)
A cockney lothario leads a charmed life, enjoying casual sex with as many women as possible with no thought of the consequences. However, a series of unexpected setbacks forces him to finally take stock of his life. Comedy drama based on the play by Bill Naughton, starring Michael Caine, Jane Asher, Millicent Martin, Shirley Anne Field, Shelley Winters and Denholm Elliott
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

4:15am
Film The Greatest Show on Earth (1952)
A circus owner hires a celebrated trapeze artist to perform with his girlfriend as the star attraction - leading to bitter rivalry in the air and sexual tension on the ground. Meanwhile, a clown tries to keep his past a secret, and racketeers prepare to muscle in on the concessions. Cecil B DeMille's Oscar-winning drama, starring Charlton Heston, Cornel Wilde, Betty Hutton and James Stewart
(Subtitles)

Wed 13 Dec

7:00am
Film Fiddler on the Roof (1971)
A poor Jewish milkman is set on finding good husbands for his three eldest daughters while coming to terms with the pressures of village life in Ukraine under Tsarist rule. Unfortunately, his well-meaning plan is hampered by the girls' obstinate insistence on making their own marital choices. Norman Jewison's musical, starring Topol, Norma Crane, Paul Michael Glaser and Leonard Frey
(Subtitles)

10:05am
Film The Odd Couple (1968)
Fastidious divorcee Felix moves in with slovenly sports writer Oscar and proceeds to clean up his chaotically untidy apartment, leading to all manner of domestic discord. Comedy based on Neil Simon's stage play, starring Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, John Fiedler, Herb Edelman and David Sheiner
(Subtitles)

12:00pm
Film Grease (1978)
Rebellious American teenager Danny falls for innocent Australian girl Sandy during summer holidays, but when he later finds out she is a new student at his school, he risks losing her love by trying to act cool in front of his friends. Romantic musical set in 1950s, starring John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing, Jeff Conaway, Didi Conn and Sid Caesar
(Subtitles)

2:00pm
Film The Magnificent Seven (1960)
Oppressed Mexican villagers cross the border into America looking to buy guns to defend their homes and crops from bandits. Instead they encounter an enigmatic loner who persuades them to hire a band of gunslingers to teach the villagers how to fight before the marauders return. Western, with Yul Brynner, Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson, Robert Vaughn, James Coburn and Eli Wallach
(Subtitles)

4:10pm
Film Some Like It Hot (1959)
After witnessing a mob hit in Chicago, two male jazz musicians don drag and hide out with an all-girl band to evade the gangsters pursuing them. However, the pair struggle to disguise their attraction for the beautiful lead singer - while one of them catches the eye of a smitten millionaire. Billy Wilder's classic romantic comedy, starring Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis and Marilyn Monroe
(Subtitles) (Black & White)

6:15pm
Film The Italian Job (1969)
A crook assembles a motley gang to steal £4million in gold bullion from an Italian armoured car, which brings Turin to a standstill and enables the robbers to make a quick getaway in a fleet of Minis - but they end up falling foul of the Mafia along the way. Crime comedy, starring Michael Caine, Noel Coward, Benny Hill, Tony Beckley and John Le Mesurier
(Subtitles)

8:00pm
Film Grease (1978)
Rebellious American teenager Danny falls for innocent Australian girl Sandy during summer holidays, but when he later finds out she is a new student at his school, he risks losing her love by trying to act cool in front of his friends. Romantic musical set in 1950s, starring John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing, Jeff Conaway, Didi Conn and Sid Caesar
(Subtitles)

10:00pm
Film The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
A laconic gunslinger, a ruthless hired killer and a conniving outlaw hunt for a cache of loot during the chaos of the American Civil War. However, each is privy to only part of the information necessary to find it, setting in motion a series of deadly betrayals. The third film in Sergio Leone's Spaghetti Western trilogy, starring Clint Eastwood as the Man with No Name, with Lee Van Cleef and Eli Wallach. With a soundtrack by Ennio Morricone
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

1:00am
Film Dirty Harry (1971)
Maverick San Francisco detective `Dirty' Harry Callahan sets out to capture a deranged sniper picking off victims at random. Although his own tactics barely stay within the confines of the law, he is determined the killer will face his particular brand of justice, regardless of his superiors' disapproval. Don Siegel's thriller, starring Clint Eastwood, Harry Guardino and Andy Robinson
(Subtitles)

2:50am
Film The Conversation (1974)
An obsessive surveillance expert makes the unprofessional mistake of getting personally involved in a dangerous case. Francis Ford Coppola's thriller, starring Gene Hackman, John Cazale, Robert Duvall, Allen Garfield and Harrison Ford
(Subtitles)

4:50am
Film Ace in the Hole (1951)
An abrasive, hard-drinking reporter is reduced to working for a small-town newspaper, where he discovers a man trapped in a mine shaft. He sees a chance to revive his career, and manipulates the rescue operation to drag things out as long as possible, creating a media circus but putting the man's life in jeopardy. Billy Wilder's drama, starring Kirk Douglas and Jan Sterling
(Subtitles) (Black & White)

Thu 14 Dec

6:50am
Film The Seven Year Itch (1955)
A bored publisher revels in his new-found freedom after his wife and son go away to the country. When a beautiful but naive actress moves in upstairs, he is tempted to turn his fantasies of an affair with her into reality. But even in his dreams, his conscience has a way of tripping him up. Billy Wilder's comedy, starring Marilyn Monroe, Tom Ewell, Evelyn Keyes and Oscar Homolka
(Subtitles)

8:40am
Film How Green Was My Valley (1941)
Residents of a Welsh mining community at the start of the 20th century struggle to come to terms with the decline in their traditional way of life. Oscar-winning drama, starring Walter Pidgeon, Maureen O'Hara, Donald Crisp and Roddy McDowall
(Subtitles) (Black & White)

10:45am
Film The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
A shy, naive lawyer falls foul of a gunslinger while on his way to the backwoods town of Shinbone. His life is saved by a local woman, and he in turn devotes himself to helping the townsfolk while searching for a way to bring the bandit to justice. However, he finally comes to realise that a more aggressive approach will be needed. John Ford's Western, starring James Stewart, Lee Marvin, John Wayne, Woody Strode and Vera Miles
(Subtitles) (Black & White) (Audio Described)

12:55pm
Film Cleopatra (1963)
The famous Queen sets out to consolidate her power after gaining control of the Egyptian kingdom. She seduces Julius Caesar and bears him a son, but the ambitious would-be tyrant is assassinated before she can take her place at his side, paving the way for her love affair with general Mark Antony - and a war for control of the Roman empire. Historical epic, starring Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Martin Landau, Rex Harrison, Hume Cronyn and George Cole
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

5:00pm
Film The Sound of Music (1965)
A cheerful novice nun is employed as governess to the seven children of an austere widower. As she brings light, laughter and a love of all things harmonious to a family previously beset by grief and strict discipline she also falls in love with her employer. But before long, the looming threat of the Second World War jeopardises their happy household. Oscar-winning Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, starring Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer and Eleanor Parker
(Subtitles)

8:00pm
Film El Dorado (1966)
An ageing gunfighter is drawn into the conflict between a land-grabbing cattle baron and a ranching family, but gets wounded in the process. A year later, he returns to town to find the situation has not improved - so along with his sidekick and the drunken town sheriff, he fights to defend the family from its enemies. Western, starring John Wayne, Robert Mitchum, James Caan and Ed Asner
(Subtitles)

10:10pm
Film The French Connection (1971)
Two tough New York cops use unorthodox methods to try to break an international drug ring. When their information leads them to place a candy store under surveillance, they discover the owners are the American agents for a French kingpin planning to ship millions of dollars worth of heroin into the US. Oscar-winning fact-based thriller, starring Gene Hackman, Roy Scheider, Fernando Rey and Tony Lo Bianco
(Subtitles)

12:00am
Film French Connection II (1975)
Hard-nosed New York narcotics cop Popeye Doyle pursues a drug dealer to his lair in Marseille. However, he soon lives to regret his decision when he is captured by the criminal and subjected to a cruel revenge by being forcibly addicted to heroin. John Frankenheimer's thriller sequel, starring Gene Hackman, Fernando Rey, Bernard Fresson, Jean-Pierre Castaldi and Charles Millot
(Subtitles)

2:05am
Film The Wild Bunch (1969)
Ageing outlaws, bound by a private code of honour and friendship, find themselves at odds with early 20th-century society, and come to realise their era has passed. Hired to steal guns for a tyrannical Mexican general, they instead decide to turn against him. Sam Peckinpah's Western, starring William Holden, Ernest Borgnine, Robert Ryan, Warren Oates, Strother Martin and Edmond O'Brien
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

4:35am
Film Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
A small California town is infiltrated by sinister alien vegetable pods from outer space, which start to clone the residents and replace them with emotionless replicas. A local doctor realises something bizarre is going on and sets out to investigate - but is not prepared for what he finds. Don Siegel's sci-fi thriller, with Kevin McCarthy, Dana Wynter and Carolyn Jones
(Subtitles) (Black & White) (Audio Described)

Fri 15 Dec

6:00am
Film The Longest Day (1962)
Fact-based Second World War drama chronicling the planning and execution of the Allied landings in Normandy on June 6, 1944, from the differing perspectives of the British, German and American forces. Starring Richard Burton, Richard Todd, Kenneth More, John Wayne, Robert Mitchum, Henry Fonda and Curt Jurgens
(Subtitles) (Black & White)

9:05am
Film The King and I (1956)
The relationship between the powerful King of Siam and a widowed English schoolteacher, recruited to tutor his wives and many children, begins with restrained hostility - but gradually gives way to more tender feelings. Oscar-winning Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, starring Deborah Kerr, Yul Brynner, Rita Moreno, Martin Benson and Terry Saunders
(Subtitles)

11:25am
Film White Christmas (1954)
A pair of former soldiers start a new career as nightclub entertainers. They try to boost the popularity of their old commanding officer's struggling winter resort in Vermont by staging a series of extravagant shows, with a little help from their former army buddies and a talented singing sister act. Musical, starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Vera-Ellen, Dean Jagger, Sig Rumann, Mary Wickes, Anne Whitfield and Rosemary Clooney, featuring seasonal songs by Irving Berlin
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

1:35pm
Film The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
A British colonel in a Japanese PoW camp is ordered to build a railway bridge over a river, forging a vital communications link. At first he refuses to obey, but eventually agrees to take the project on - and becomes so obsessed with the task that he creates a dilemma for an American soldier sent to destroy the structure. David Lean's Oscar-winning Second World War drama, starring Alec Guinness, William Holden and Jack Hawkins
(Subtitles)

4:20pm
Film Spartacus (1960)
A slave trained to fight as a gladiator turns against his masters and leads an army of rebels in a fight for freedom against the Roman state. But as the rebellion gathers momentum, two senators do all they can to exploit the uprising for their own political ends. Stanley Kubrick's Oscar-winning epic, with Kirk Douglas, Tony Curtis, Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, Charles Laughton and Peter Ustinov
(Audio Described)

7:30pm
Film The Great Escape (1963)
The most rebellious Allied prisoners of war are sent to a supposedly escape-proof maximum-security detention camp during the Second World War. They plan an ingenious mass breakout by digging a tunnel, but even when free of the camp, making it across occupied Europe proves a dangerous journey. Drama, starring Steve McQueen, James Coburn, Donald Pleasence, James Garner, Charles Bronson and Richard Attenborough
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

10:30pm
Film The Godfather (1972)
The patriarch of the Corleone crime family is hospitalised after an attempt on his life and entrusts control of his business to his three sons - the violent and unpredictable Sonny, the weak-willed Fredo, and Michael, the youngest brother, who reluctantly takes up the reins but proves to be the most ruthless of them all. Francis Ford Coppola's gangster drama, starring Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, John Cazale, Talia Shire, Robert Duvall and Diane Keaton
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

1:30am
Film Battle of the Bulge (1965)
A German tank commander is assigned to lead a surprise counter-attack against Allied forces as part of a last-ditch attempt to turn the tide of the Second World War and prevent the invasion of his country. An American intelligence officer realises what the enemy is planning, and tries to convince his superiors that they are facing a major offensive. Drama, starring Robert Shaw, Henry Fonda, Dana Andrews, Telly Savalas and Charles Bronson
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

4:15am
Film Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)
Fact-based Second World War drama recounting the bombing of Pearl Harbour from both the Japanese and American perspectives, reconstructing the events leading up to the devastating attack on the US naval base in 1941. Starring Martin Balsam, So Yamamura, Joseph Cotten, James Whitmore and Jason Robards
(Subtitles)

Sat 16 Dec

6:45am
Film South Pacific (1958)
A naval nurse falls in love with a French plantation owner on an American-held island during the Second World War. However, dark secrets surface from his past and result in her having to leave the colony and embark on a perilous mission with the help of a US Navy officer. Romantic musical based on the Rodgers and Hammerstein Broadway show, with Mitzi Gaynor, Rossano Brazzi, John Kerr and Ray Walston
(Subtitles)

9:20am
Film Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
An enigmatic British Army officer tries to unite the Arab nations against the Turks during the First World War, but comes into conflict with the military authorities when he engages the enemy with guerrilla tactics instead of more conventional methods. However, his increasingly torn loyalties leave him close to madness. Oscar-winning epic drama directed by David Lean, starring Peter O'Toole, Omar Sharif, Anthony Quinn, Alec Guinness and Jack Hawkins
(Subtitles)

12:55pm
Film The Sound of Music (1965)
A cheerful novice nun is employed as governess to the seven children of an austere widower. As she brings light, laughter and a love of all things harmonious to a family previously beset by grief and strict discipline she also falls in love with her employer. But before long, the looming threat of the Second World War jeopardises their happy household. Oscar-winning Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, starring Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer and Eleanor Parker
(Subtitles)

3:55pm
Film Zulu (1964)
An upper-class soldier and his fellow officer stationed at Rorke's Drift in 1879 discover they have been cut off after the destruction of the main British army column in the area. They must rally their small force of 140 men against the might of 4,000 Zulu warriors advancing on their position. Fact-based historical drama, starring Michael Caine, Stanley Baker, Jack Hawkins, Ulla Jacobsson, Nigel Green and Chief Buthelezi, with narration by Richard Burton
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

6:15pm
Film The Italian Job (1969)
A crook assembles a motley gang to steal £4million in gold bullion from an Italian armoured car, which brings Turin to a standstill and enables the robbers to make a quick getaway in a fleet of Minis - but they end up falling foul of the Mafia along the way. Crime comedy, starring Michael Caine, Noel Coward, Benny Hill, Tony Beckley and John Le Mesurier
(Subtitles)

8:00pm
Film To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
A lawyer risks the wrath of his neighbours in a racially divided backwater in Alabama by agreeing to defend a black man on a rape charge. As he struggles to shield his son and daughter from the case's disturbing undertones, the children also have to confront their fear of a local recluse. Oscar-winning, Depression-era drama based on the classic novel by Harper Lee, starring Gregory Peck, Robert Duvall, Mary Badham and Phillip Alford
(Subtitles) (Black & White)

10:15pm
Film The Godfather: Part II (1974)
Mafia don Michael Corleone sets out to clinch a make-or-break deal with an ageing gangster - but his plans are blown apart by a traitor within the family. Michael's story is intercut with flashback sequences chronicling the early life of his father Vito, as he makes the shift from immigrant grocery-store clerk to Mob kingpin. Francis Ford Coppola's Oscar-winning crime drama sequel, with Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton, Talia Shire, John Cazale, Michael V Gazzo and Lee Strasberg
(Subtitles)

1:40am
Film Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)
Jill McBain arrives in a frontier town to meet her husband, only to find he has been murdered. A railway tycoon wants the land Jill and her husband own, and has hired a ruthless hitman to kill them. But an outlaw, who was falsely accused of the crime, and a mysterious, vengeful stranger decide to protect her. Sergio Leone's Western, starring Henry Fonda, Jason Robards, Claudia Cardinale and Charles Bronson
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

4:30am
Film The Ox-Bow Incident (1943)
Cowboys intervene in a bid to prevent the lynching of three men accused of murdering a rancher and stealing his cattle. Western drama, starring Henry Fonda, Henry Morgan and Anthony Quinn
(Subtitles) (Black & White)

Sun 17 Dec

6:00am
Film Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
Lounge singers Lorelei and Dorothy embark on a transatlantic cruise to Paris in search of rich husbands. While Dorothy falls for a penniless man, Lorelei thinks she has found the millionaire of her dreams, only for his father to hire a private eye to spy on her and prove she is a gold-digger. Howard Hawks' musical comedy, starring Marilyn Monroe, Jane Russell, Charles Coburn and Elliott Reid
(Subtitles)

7:35am
Film High Noon (1952)
A town marshal is torn between love and duty on his wedding day as he prepares for the arrival of a vengeful adversary on the midday train. Meanwhile, the townsfolk the marshal has so loyally protected are certain he will be killed in the confrontation and abandon him one by one to face his enemy alone. Western, starring Gary Cooper, Grace Kelly, Lloyd Bridges and Lee Van Cleef
(Subtitles) (Black & White)

9:05am
Film Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968)
Eccentric inventor Caractacus Potts rescues an old car from the scrapheap, only to discover it has magical, gravity-defying powers. Meanwhile, Baron Bomburst, the blundering ruler of Vulgaria, will do anything to get his greedy hands on it. Children's musical adventure, based on the book by Ian Fleming, starring Dick Van Dyke, Lionel Jeffries, Sally Ann Howes, Gert Frobe, Benny Hill and James Robertson Justice
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

11:35am
Film It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
A hard-working, small-town businessman comes to think his life has been a complete waste of time and tries to commit suicide. At the last minute, his guardian angel pays him a visit and makes him realise his true worth by showing him what would have happened to those around him had he never been born. Fantasy drama, starring James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Henry Travers, Beulah Bondi, Thomas Mitchell and Frank Faylen
(Subtitles) (Black & White) (Audio Described)

1:50pm
Film Grease (1978)
Rebellious American teenager Danny falls for innocent Australian girl Sandy during summer holidays, but when he later finds out she is a new student at his school, he risks losing her love by trying to act cool in front of his friends. Romantic musical set in 1950s, starring John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing, Jeff Conaway, Didi Conn and Sid Caesar
(Subtitles)

3:50pm
Film The Magnificent Seven (1960)
Oppressed Mexican villagers cross the border into America looking to buy guns to defend their homes and crops from bandits. Instead they encounter an enigmatic loner who persuades them to hire a band of gunslingers to teach the villagers how to fight before the marauders return. Western, with Yul Brynner, Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson, Robert Vaughn, James Coburn and Eli Wallach
(Subtitles)

6:00pm
Film Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)
An aspiring writer falls for a seemingly happy-go-lucky woman living in the same apartment building, and is drawn to her unconventional lifestyle. However, he detects her quirky demeanour is masking a colourful past, while her mysterious visits to an imprisoned gangster have unexpected consequences. Romantic comedy drama based on Truman Capote's novel, with Audrey Hepburn, George Peppard, Mickey Rooney and Martin Balsam
(Subtitles)

8:00pm
Film It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
A hard-working, small-town businessman comes to think his life has been a complete waste of time and tries to commit suicide. At the last minute, his guardian angel pays him a visit and makes him realise his true worth by showing him what would have happened to those around him had he never been born. Fantasy drama, starring James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Henry Travers, Beulah Bondi, Thomas Mitchell and Frank Faylen
(Subtitles) (Black & White) (Audio Described)

10:15pm
Film Cool Hand Luke (1967)
A rebellious small-time crook is sent to a prison in the Deep South, where he becomes a hero in the eyes of his fellow convicts and a thorn in the sides of the warden and the guards by refusing to bow to authority. His defiance escalates when he receives news of his mother's death, and embarks on a series of failed escape attempts. Drama based on Donn Pearce's novel, starring Paul Newman, George Kennedy, JD Cannon and Dennis Hopper
(Subtitles)

12:25am
Film The Hustler (1961)
An arrogant pool shark challenges a renowned champion player, only to lose the match and end up broke with his confidence shattered. With the aid of a cut-throat manager, he sets about honing his skills for a rematch - but making it to the top could cost him everything. Oscar-winning drama, starring Paul Newman, Jackie Gleason, George C Scott, Piper Laurie, Murray Hamilton and Myron McCormick
(Subtitles) (Black & White)

2:45am
Film Marathon Man (1976)
A college undergraduate training for a marathon is drawn into a shady world of espionage by his secret agent brother and a Nazi war criminal searching for a cache of stolen diamonds - entangling the student in a plot involving kidnap, torture and political intrigue. John Schlesinger's thriller, starring Dustin Hoffman, Laurence Olivier and Roy Scheider. Based on the novel by William Goldman
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4:55am
Film Samson and Delilah (1949)
Hebrew warrior Samson becomes a wanted man after crossing paths with Philistine troops, but he constantly thwarts their efforts to capture him using to his incredible strength. Determined to bring him down, the Saran of Gaza makes use of his beguiling sister Delilah, who seduces Samson and manages to rob him of the source of his power. Cecil B DeMille's Oscar-winning adaptation of the biblical tale, starring Victor Mature, Hedy Lamarr, George Sanders, Angela Lansbury and Henry Wilcox
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