Film Four & Film Four +1 15-07-09

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FilmFour (last updated Tue 15 Jul 2009, 05:25 BST)

11.00am It's in the Bag! (U)
1945 A flea circus owner is overjoyed to receive a large sum of money in a friend's will, only to discover he has inherited a set of antique chairs which he promptly sells without realising there is more to them than meets the eye. Comedy, starring Fred Allen, Jack Benny and William Bendix, and featuring a cameo appearance by Don Ameche

12.45pm Whirlpool (PG)
1949 A woman finds herself unable to control her kleptomania, and in desperation, turns to a hypnotist for help. What she doesn't know is that the mesmerist is also a murderer, and when she awakes from her trance, she finds herself in the frame for the villain's most recent crime. Melodrama, starring Gene Tierney, Jose Ferrer, Richard Conte and Charles Bickford

2.40pm Girls! Girls! Girls! (U)
1962 A tuna fisherman with an eye for the ladies is faced with the age-old dilemma as he tries to decide which lucky girl deserves his attentions. However, he is distracted from the pursuit of pleasure when his jealous rival ensures he loses his boat. Musical, starring Elvis Presley, Stella Stevens, Laurel Goodwin and Jeremy Slate. Songs featured include Return to Sender

4.35pm Gulliver's Travels (U) 1939 Animated adventure, based on Jonathan Swift's novel, following a mariner lost at sea who arrives in a country populated by miniature people and struggles to avert a war between the country and their equally tiny neighbours. With the voices of Sam Parker, Lanny Ross and Jessica Dragonette

6.10pm Anna and the King (12)
1999 Widowed English schoolteacher Anna Leonowens is hired to tutor one of the King of Siam's sons, only to discover he actually expects her to care for all 58 of his children. After a series of disagreements with her royal employer, she gradually develops a powerful platonic love for him. Historical drama, starring Jodie Foster, Chow Yun-Fat, Ling Bai, Syed Alwi and Tom Felton

9.00pm Snakes on a Plane (15
2006 An FBI agent is assigned to protect a witness in the trial of a feared crime boss. However, when they board a plane from Hawaii to Los Angeles, the gangster's henchmen hatch an ingenious plan to deal with them by releasing 450 poisonous snakes smuggled on board the aircraft. Tongue-in-cheek thriller, starring Samuel L Jackson, Julianna Margulies and Jonathan Phillips

11.05pm California Dreamin' (15)
2007 Premiere. American soldiers transporting military supplies by train across Romania during the Kosovo War are left stranded in a remote town by the machinations of the scheming station master. As diplomats try to unravel the situation, the troops make a big impression on the townsfolk. Comedy drama, with Armand Assante and Jamie Elman

2.05am Resurrected (15)
1989 A soldier goes missing during the Falklands War and is presumed dead. However, he later reappears, claiming to be suffering from amnesia. In an attempt to save themselves the embarrassment of explaining the situation, the British Army label the young man a deserter, leading to a tragic outcome. Drama, the debut of United 93 director Paul Greengrass, starring David Thewlis and Tom Bell

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