TV GUIDE

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Today, 30 September

00:15

Housesitter

Likeable romantic comedy. Kooky waitress Goldie Hawn moves into architect Steve Martin's dream home while telling his neighbours that she is his new wife.

02:00

High Sierra

Humphrey Bogart stars in this seminal gangster classic, directed by Raoul Walsh, as a desperate outlaw determined to prove himself through one last heist. D: Raoul Walsh (1941)

03:40

The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

Powerful melodrama tracing how the tides of war tear a family apart as they join opposing sides during the Nazi conflict. Glenn Ford stars. (1961) Contains flashing images

06:00

Elvis on Tour

Award-winning documentary film which follows the King of rock 'n' roll on and off the stage. D: Robert Abel, Pierre Adidge (1972)

07:35

Designing Woman

Chic romantic comedy with Gregory Peck and Lauren Bacall as a sportswriter and fashion designer who marry and clash head on. D: Vincente Minnelli (1957)

09:30

The Ballad of Cable Hogue

A beautifully crafted Old West tale from Sam Peckinpah. Jason Robards stars as the lucky prospector who finds water in the desert. D: Sam Peckinpah (1970)

11:30

Humoresque

High-class romantic drama, with Joan Crawford as a wealthy patron who becomes tragically involved with a talented violinist (John Garfield). D: Jean Negulesco (1946)

13:30

Lassie Come Home

The first - and perhaps the best - of the famous canine adventures, with Elizabeth Taylor and Roddy McDowall as the youngsters fighting to take Lassie home. D: Fred M Wilcox (1943)

15:00

Doctor Zhivago

Oscar-winning romantic epic, based on Pasternak's novel. Omar Sharif is the Russian doctor whose turbulent love life is overtaken by the Russian Revolution. D: David Lean (1965)

18:10

The King's Thief

Sumptuous costume drama, set in Restoration England, with Edmund Purdom as the swashbuckling hero on the trail of the crown jewels. With David Niven. D: Robert Z. Leonard (1955)

19:30

The Law And Jake Wade

Robert Taylor is the bad-guy-turned-marshal, and Richard Widmark the ex-partner who kidnaps him to force him to reveal the whereabouts of stolen money. D: John Sturges (1958)

21:00

Meet Joe Black

Billionaire Anthony Hopkins becomes a guide to Death, who takes the form of a young man (Brad Pitt) to learn about the world only to fall in love with the billionaire's daughter.

Tomorrow, 1 October

00:00

Kelly's Heroes

Riotous adventure with Clint Eastwood as the leader of a gang of oddball misfits assigned to retrieve a stash of gold from behind enemy lines. D: Brian G. Hutton (1970)

02:25

Meet Joe Black

Billionaire Anthony Hopkins becomes a guide to Death, who takes the form of a young man (Brad Pitt) to learn about the world only to fall in love with the billionaire's daughter.

06:00

Lassie Come Home

The first - and perhaps the best - of the famous canine adventures, with Elizabeth Taylor and Roddy McDowall as the youngsters fighting to take Lassie home. D: Fred M Wilcox (1943)

07:30

Doctor Zhivago

Oscar-winning romantic epic, based on Pasternak's novel. Omar Sharif is the Russian doctor whose turbulent love life is overtaken by the Russian Revolution. D: David Lean (1965)

10:40

The King's Thief

Sumptuous costume drama, set in Restoration England, with Edmund Purdom as the swashbuckling hero on the trail of the crown jewels. With David Niven. D: Robert Z. Leonard (1955)

12:00

The Law And Jake Wade

Robert Taylor is the bad-guy-turned-marshal, and Richard Widmark the ex-partner who kidnaps him to force him to reveal the whereabouts of stolen money. D: John Sturges (1958)

13:25

Never Let Me Go

Clark Gable is the devoted husband who braves the communist menace in post-war Moscow to enable his Russian ballerina wife to escape with him to the West. D: Delmer Daves (1953)

15:00

The Yearling

Enduring family film, based on Kinnan Rawlings' best-seller, about the touching friendship between a young country boy and his pet fawn. D: Clarence Brown (1946)

17:05

Challenge To Lassie

Sentimental outing for the famous collie dog, as Lassie keeps vigil on her late master's grave, despite the protests of a cold-hearted policeman. D: Richard Thorpe (1949)

18:20

Raintree County

An epic 'Gone With The Wind'-style civil war drama, with Elizabeth Taylor as a spoiled Southern belle seducing Montgomery Clift away from his true love (Eva Marie Saint).

21:00

Executive Decision

High octane action thriller. A special ops team are sent onto a hijacked jumbo jet filled with deadly nerve gas. Starring Kurt Russell, Steven Seagal and Halle Berry.

23:10

Sweet Bird Of Youth

Full-throttle adaptation of Tennessee Williams' classic with Geraldine Page as the fading movie star, exploited by Paul Newman's hustler. D: Richard Brooks (1962)

Thursday, 2 October

01:10

Executive Decision

High octane action thriller. A special ops team are sent onto a hijacked jumbo jet filled with deadly nerve gas. Starring Kurt Russell, Steven Seagal and Halle Berry.

03:25

Silk Stockings

Cyd Charisse and Fred Astaire dance and sing to a classic Cole Porter score in this musical remake of Greta Garbo's 'Ninotchka'. D: Rouben Mamoulian (1957)

05:25

TCM Presents Under the Influence: Laurence Fishburne

In the interview with Laurence Fishburne, 'The Matrix' and 'Apocalypse Now' star discusses his career and early moviegoing experiences.

06:00

Never Let Me Go

Clark Gable is the devoted husband who braves the communist menace in post-war Moscow to enable his Russian ballerina wife to escape with him to the West. D: Delmer Daves (1953)

07:35

The Yearling

Enduring family film, based on Kinnan Rawlings' best-seller, about the touching friendship between a young country boy and his pet fawn. D: Clarence Brown (1946)

09:40

Challenge To Lassie

Sentimental outing for the famous collie dog, as Lassie keeps vigil on her late master's grave, despite the protests of a cold-hearted policeman. D: Richard Thorpe (1949)

10:55

Raintree County

An epic 'Gone With The Wind'-style civil war drama, with Elizabeth Taylor as a spoiled Southern belle seducing Montgomery Clift away from his true love (Eva Marie Saint).

13:35

Murder She Said

Agatha Christie's Miss Marple (Margaret Rutherford) is soon on the trail when she witnesses a murder on a speeding train. Based on '4.50 From Paddington'. D: George Pollock (1961)

15:00

Kelly's Heroes

Riotous adventure with Clint Eastwood as the leader of a gang of oddball misfits assigned to retrieve a stash of gold from behind enemy lines. D: Brian G. Hutton (1970)

17:25

Scaramouche

Energetic swashbuckler, with Stewart Granger as an 18th-century French aristocrat who disguises himself as Scaramouche to avenge the death of a friend. D: George Sidney (1952)

19:20

Penelope

Natalie Wood plays the neglected young wife who comes up with a novel way to grab attention: she dresses up as an old lady and robs her husband's bank! D: Arthur Hiller (1966)

21:00

The Pelican Brief

Heart-stopping thriller with Julia Roberts as a law student who uncovers a high-reaching government conspiracy. Denzel Washington co-stars. D: Alan J. Pakula (1993)

23:20

Sitting Target

Oliver Reed and Ian McShane star as escaped convicts who leave a trail of bodies in their wake as they search for Reed's unfaithful wife and her lover. D: Douglas Hickox (1972)

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