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11:00Lady from Louisiana[SUB BW]
A lawyer is sent to New Orleans to prosecute the criminal syndicate running a crooked lottery scam. He soon falls for the charms of a local woman, unaware her father is the ringleader of the gang he has come to deal with. Drama, starring John Wayne, Ona Munson, Ray Middleton and Henry StephensonFilm/General Movie/Drama

12:40Boy on a Dolphin[SUB]
A sponge diver discovers a priceless artefact hidden inside a sunken ship off the coast of her Greek island home. When her boyfriend hears of the find he plots a way to sell it to the highest bidder, but the presence of an American archaeologist ruins his plans and his love life. Romantic drama, starring Sophia Loren, Alan Ladd and Clifton WebbFilm/General Movie/Drama

14:50I Was a Male War Bride[BW]
French army captain Henri Rochard falls in love with an American officer on a mission during World War Two, and the couple make plans to marry and live in the US after fighting has ceased. However, they must first negotiate a web of military red tape, especially when Rochard discovers the only way he can enter the States is to pose as a woman. Howard Hawks' comedy, starring Cary Grant and Ann SheridanFilm/Comedy

16:55The Tall Men[SUB]
A Civil War veteran and his brother are recruited on a cattle drive by a wealthy rancher. On the journey they rescue a female settler from danger, leading to jealousy and a fierce rivalry between the former soldier and his employer. Western, starring Clark Gable, Cameron Mitchell, Jane Russell and Robert RyanFilm/Western

19:15Dr Dolittle[SUB]
A doctor is stunned to discover he can talk to animals, and it is not long before his home and surgery are taken over by an assortment of ailing creatures in need of help. However, when the medic's odd behaviour attracts his colleagues' attention, he is forced to rely on his new-found furry friends to save him from the asylum. Comedy, starring Eddie Murphy, Ossie Davis and Oliver PlattFilm/Comedy

20:50Green Zone Special
Matt Damon and director Paul Greengrass discuss the Iraq War thrillerFilm/Cinema

Two fallen angels banished to Earth discover a theological loophole could get them back into Heaven - except their plan will cause the world's destruction. It falls to a lapsed Catholic woman to stop them, with the aid of two so-called prophets, a muse-turned-stripper and a forgotten thirteenth apostle. Kevin Smith's comedy fantasy, starring Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Linda Fiorentino, Salma Hayek, Jason Lee and Alan RickmanFilm/Comedy

23:25The Talented Mr Ripley[SUB]
A young man agrees to travel to Italy and persuade a businessman's son to return home. Before long he develops a taste for the high life, and decides to get in on the action - first by befriending the rich and beautiful people, and then by taking the drastic measure of assuming his new-found friend's identity. Anthony Minghella's thriller, starring Matt Damon, Jude Law, Gwyneth Paltrow and Cate BlanchettFilm/Detective/Thriller

02:05Kissing Jessica Stein[SUB]
An unlucky-in-love woman turns to the personal ads in an attempt to hook up with Mr Right - but ends up embarking on a tentative relationship with another woman, a romance that soon causes all manner of family problems. Romantic comedy, starring Jennifer Westfeldt and Heather Juergensen, who also adapted the screenplay from their off-Broadway productionFilm/Comedy