Series 1


Series 1

A look back at television appearances by legends of the silver screen, using archive footage to tell the story of their lives and careers.


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John Wayne

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A retrospective of television appearances made by Hollywood legend John Wayne.

Tony Curtis

6. Talking Pictures: Series 1, Tony Curtis

A retrospective of television appearances made by Hollywood icon Tony Curtis.

James Stewart

8. Talking Pictures: Series 1, James Stewart

A retrospective look at television appearances made over the years by James Stewart.

Lauren Bacall

9. Talking Pictures: Series 1, Lauren Bacall

A retrospective look at television appearances made over the years by Lauren Bacall.

Alec Guinness

12. Talking Pictures: Series 1, Alec Guinness

A retrospective look at television appearances made over the years by Alec Guinness.

Gregory Peck

13. Talking Pictures: Series 1, Gregory Peck

A look back at television appearances made over the years by Hollywood icon Gregory Peck.

James Mason

14. Talking Pictures: Series 1, James Mason

A look back at television appearances made over the years by Hollywood star James Mason.

Richard Burton

17. Talking Pictures: Series 1, Richard Burton

A retrospective look at television appearances made by the actor Richard Burton.

Alfred Hitchcock

18. Talking Pictures: Series 1, Alfred Hitchcock

A retrospective look at television appearances made by director Alfred Hitchcock.

Shirley Maclaine

19. Talking Pictures: Series 1, Shirley Maclaine

A retrospective look at television appearances made by Shirley Maclaine.

Richard Attenborough

21. Talking Pictures: Series 1, Richard Attenborough

A look at the life and work of Richard Attenborough, with interviews and archive clips.

Sophia Loren

24. Talking Pictures: Series 1, Sophia Loren

An examination of the career of one of cinema's most glamorous stars, Sophia Loren.

Robert Mitchum

26. Talking Pictures: Series 1, Robert Mitchum

Robert Mitchum's life and career are examined using footage of his appearances on the BBC.

Robert Redford

28. Talking Pictures: Series 1, Robert Redford

The career of Robert Redford is examined in this exploration of the BBC archives.

David Lean

29. Talking Pictures: Series 1, David Lean

A compilation of rarely seen interviews and archive footage featuring director David Lean.

Judi Dench

30. Talking Pictures: Series 1, Judi Dench

Exploring the life and career of one of Britain's best-loved actors, Dame Judi Dench.

Julie Andrews

32. Talking Pictures: Series 1, Julie Andrews

A retrospective look at television appearances made over the years by Julie Andrews.