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A drifter finds a home and a sense of purpose when he rescues a rancher's beloved horse, and is hired to train it. A strong bond develops between man and steed, but it all goes badly wrong when his no-good brother steals the animal and the horse escapes into the wild after a botched rescue attempt. Western, starring Fred MacMurray, Anne Baxter and Burl IvesFilm/Western

12:45The League of Gentlemen[SUB AD BW]
An Army colonel infuriated by the top brass when they insist on his retirement sets out to exact an elaborate revenge on society in general. Recruiting seven other former servicemen who have been forced into a life of crime, he begins to plan a major bank robbery with military precision. British comedy adventure, starring Jack Hawkins, Nigel Patrick, Richard Attenborough, Roger Livesey and Bryan ForbesFilm/Comedy/Adventure

15:00A Kid for Two Farthings[SUB]
A six-year-old boy from London's East End is fascinated by the stories of an elderly neighbour, who tells him about the strange powers of the mythical unicorn. The lad sets out to find such a magical beast, only to encounter a single-horned goat. Certain he has found the creature he was looking for, he takes it home - and sets about trying to make wishes come true. Drama, with Jonathan Ashmore, Celia Johnson, Diana Dors and David KossoffFilm/General Movie/Drama

16:45The Sheriff of Fractured Jaw[AD]
A stiff-upper-lipped English salesman accidentally foils a raid on a stagecoach. Having acquired an undeserved reputation as a fearsome gunslinger, he is asked to become the sheriff of a wild frontier town - a job with a very short life expectancy. Comedy Western, starring Kenneth More, Jayne Mansfield, Ronald Squire and Robert MorleyFilm/Western/Comedy

18:50Flight of the Phoenix
The crew and passengers of a cargo plane are left stranded in the Gobi desert after a crash, and embark on a desperate plan to return to civilisation - by building a new plane out of the wreckage of the old one. Action adventure remake, starring Dennis Quaid, Tyrese Gibson, Giovanni Ribisi and Miranda OttoFilm/Adventure/War

Premiere. A small-town waitress is determined to leave her controlling husband, so she enters a pie-baking contest, hoping the prize money will be more than enough to set up on her own. However, her plans are complicated by an unexpected pregnancy and an affair with a handsome but married doctor. Romantic drama, starring Keri Russell and Nathan FillionFilm/General Movie/Drama

23:10Black Snake Moan
A self-destructive nymphomaniac ends up badly beaten and left for dead by the side of the road. She is rescued by a devoutly religious former blues musician, who nurses her back to health - then keeps her chained up in his home as he tries to save her soul. Drama, starring Christina Ricci, Samuel L Jackson, Justin Timberlake and S Epatha MerkersonFilm/General Movie/Drama

01:25A Lesson in Love[BW]
A gynaecologist grows weary of married life and has an affair with a patient. Outraged, his wife resolves to start anew with her former lover. As the unfaithful doctor spends an afternoon with his daughter, he suddenly becomes aware of what he stands to lose and races off to find his wife and persuade her to give their marriage another chance. Ingmar Bergman's comedy drama, starring Gunnar Bjornstrand and Eva DahlbeckFilm/General Movie/Drama/Comedy