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Today, Thursday, 9th July

Closing the Ring (2007)
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An old woman consumed by grief following the death of her husband receives a message from a stranger who claims to have found a ring belonging to her that was lost decades before.

Tunes of Glory (1960)
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The new disciplinarian CO of a Highland regiment crosses swords with his lax, hard-drinking predecessor.

Landslide (1937)
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A landslide traps a group of actors in a small theatre in Wales and kills the cashier; who will be next?

The Ladykillers (1955)
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An old lady takes in a sinister lodger, who with his four friends commits a robbery. When she finds out, they plot to kill her, but are hoist with their own petards.

Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
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The Rebel Alliance takes refuge from Darth Vader on a frozen planet.

Operation Crossbow (1965)
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In World War II, trained scientists are parachuted into Europe to destroy the Nazi rocket-making plant at Peenemünde.

The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1962)
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The only thing a Borstal boy can do well is run, and as he trains he thinks back to his depressing life.

Operation Bullshine (1959)

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An army officer’s wife becomes jealous when he is placed in charge of an anti-aircraft battery staffed by female recruits.

Bristow

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The clerk asks people if they are prepared to break the rules.

Tales of the Unexpected (1979–88)
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The Way Up to Heaven (1979, S1, Ep 9)
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A neurotic woman with a fear of not being punctual is tormented by her husband on a troubled trip to America.

Waterloo (1970)
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Historical events leading up to the 1815 battle.

Oh… Rosalinda!! (1955)
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A playboy in four-power Vienna plays a practical joke on four officers and the flirtatious wife of one of them.

Copper Canyon (1950)
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After the Civil War, Southern veterans trying to rebuild their homes are helped by a gunslinger.

The Dummy Talks (1943)

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A dwarf detective disguises himself as the dummy of a murdered ventriloquist to bring the killer to justice.

From Here to Eternity (1953)
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Life in a Honolulu barracks at the time of Pearl Harbor.

The Court Jester (1955)
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Opposition to a tyrannical king is provided by the Fox, but it is one of the rebel’s meekest men who, posing as a jester, defeats the usurper.

The World at War (1973–74)
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Stalingrad (1974, S1, Ep 9)
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The mid-war German situation in southern Russia, resulting in the Battle of Stalingrad and its ultimate German catastrophe.

Acknowledgements

Programme and film information obtained with thanks from myDigiGuide and BFI.