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Hoppity Goes to Town (U) 1941 A community of insects have made their home in New York city, but the humans of the city are a constant menace with their littering and carelessness. When the bugs learn a skyscraper is to be built on their home, a plucky grasshopper sets out to find them a new place to live. Animated adventure directed by Dave Fleischer, with the voices of Kenny Gardner and Gwen Williams (888)

Carmen Jones (U) 1954 A sultry female military worker attracts attention from her colleagues, but has her eye on an engaged pilot. Musical drama, based on Bizet's opera with modernised lyrics, starring Dorothy Dandridge and Harry Belafonte (888)

North to Alaska (U) 1960 Gold prospector Sam travels to Seattle to fetch his partner George's fiancee. When he discovers she has married someone else, Sam takes it upon himself to find a suitable replacement. Unfortunately, his attempts to bring the substitute bride and George together do not go to plan, and a conman in the meantime is trying to get his hands on their gold. Comedy Western, starring John Wayne, Stewart Granger, Capucine and Ernie Kovacs (888)

The Black Tent (U) 1956 A battle-wounded British Army captain is saved by a tribe of nomads in the Libyan desert during World War Two, and they take him to their camp, where he is cared for by the sheikh's daughter. However, before he can resume his fight against the Nazis, he is enraptured by her exotic charms. Romantic drama, starring Anthony Steel, Anna-Maria Sandri, Donald Sinden, Andre Morell and Donald Pleasence (888)

The Bad News Bears (PG) 1976 A former minor-league baseball coach agrees to help a team of youngsters find success. However, he is shocked by exactly how hopeless the would-be sports heroes actually are. Gritting his teeth, he vows to do his best, aided by an ex-girlfriend's talented daughter and a grim-faced biker. Comedy, starring Walter Matthau, Tatum O'Neal, Ben Piazza and Vic Morrow

I, Robot (12) 2004 The inventor of an advanced form of intelligent robot is found dead, and the detective investigating the case is certain that one of the scientist's mechanical creations is responsible but no one believes his theory because the robots have been programmed to prevent them from harming humans. Sci-fi thriller, loosely based on the short stories by Isaac Asimov, starring Will Smith, Bridget Moynahan and Alan Tudyk (888)

The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (15) 1988 While investigating the shooting of a colleague, police lieutenant Frank Drebin uncovers a plot to assassinate the Queen during her visit to Los Angeles. However, having been sacked from the force by the Mayor, the hapless cop must operate beneath the radar to get to the bottom of the conspiracy. Comedy, starring Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley and Ricardo Montalban (888)

Smiles of a Summer Night (PG) 1955 A lawyer goes to the theatre with his much younger wife, and finds the leading lady is an old flame. After a confrontation with the count she is having an affair with, the actress becomes determined to seduce the attorney once again, inviting both her lovers and their wives to a party at her country house. Ingmar Bergman's romantic comedy, with Gunnar Bjornstrand and Eva Dahlbeck

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