A British play about homelessness by Jeremy Sandford, writer of "Cathy Come Home", first broadcast as a BBC Play For Today. It details the deterioration of Edna, a homeless alcoholic and was made at a time when vagrancy was still a criminal offence.
Drama describing the story of the building of Saint Peter's Cathedral, Vatican, Rome.
The best performances of UK ice dancing pair Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean.
When a four year old and other children in same neighborhood develop leukaemia, the parents suspect a nearby factory. Based on real events.
A retrospective of the classic game show, What's My Line, in which a four-member celebrity panel attempted to identify a contestant's occupation through yes or no questions. In addition, each episode featured a celebrity mystery guest that the panelists tried to identify the guest while blindfolded. The show ran from 1950-1967 and prominently featured John Daly, Bennett Cerf, Arlene Francis, and Dorothy Kilgallen. This documentary looked back on the show 25 years after it premiered.
"The Three Musketeers" is 1973 animated TV movie from Hanna Barbera that is a remake of their own 1968 cartoon of the same name. In this film, the queen consort of France is falsely accused by Cardinal Richelieu of being involved in a plot to overthrow her husband, the king of France. The king's musketeers, Athos, Porthos, Aramis and a new recruit named D'Artagnan, attempt to solve the situation.
Nigel Rhodes plays a boy who, while riding his wooden rocking horse, can predict which horse will win at the race.
In this spoof of a television talk show, Midler portrays the Italian bombshell hostess, Mondo Beyondo. Her guests include monologuist David Cale; Bill Irwin, mime, comedian and clown; and the bizarre Kipper Kids.
Autumn 1990. A young Austrian goes to a party held by some of his friends and provokes a hideous bloodbath. As a reflection of daily reality and its crass representation in the horror of one extreme crime, Michael Haneke has mounted material taken from one whole day of ORF (Austrian TV) broadcasting, using it in proportion to the time allocated to it in the programme schedule.
14-year old Steve is caught between creatures he does not fully understand: two parents with very different ideas about the suit he should wear to his first school dance. Meanwhile everywhere he seems to look, images of men are taking control of his imagination. In Stewart Main's comical coming of age story Steve escapes his parents' good wishes, to discover his true desires. They aren't quite what his no-nonsense father had in mind.
Sand devises a scheme to murder his former business partner and maintains his innocence throughout the trial, as he is prosecuted by District Attorney Travis Logan.
A private investigator who charges $1 million per case is hired to find the daughter of a recently deceased tycoon.
Powerful Stuff is a 1988 Electrical safety film made by the Independent Business Television Limited for the Electricity Council. It was shown in schools and edited into stand-alone PIFs for television broadcast.
An executive falls in love with and marries his secretary. However, he soon begins to suspect that she may be a demon who is after possession of his soul.
Harry Clark is a social worker on the verge of cracking up. His job is to help other people: who is there to help him?