Episodes

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GENOME:
[R4 BD=19951117]

New series Professor Christopher Frayl ing presents a seven-part series on the way history has been portrayed on the big screen. The West as America. The historical period of the American frontier has inspired more movies than any other era. Director Fred Zinnemann discusses

High Noon, seen as an allegory of the McCarthy era; Mario Van Peebles talks about Posse, his 1980s western that puts the black cowboy centre stage; and Jim Jarmusch discusses his new western starring Johnny Depp. Producer Louise Swan

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19951117]

Unknown: Professor Christopher Frayl

Director: Fred Zinnemann

Talks: Mario van Peebles

Talks: Jim Jarmusch

Unknown: Johnny Depp.

Producer: Louise Swan

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19951124]

Professor Christopher Frayling presents a seven-part series on the way history has been portrayed on the big screen. 2:The Greatest Stories Ever Told. The parting of the Red Sea by Charlton Heston in The Ten Commandments, the famous chariot race in Ben Hur , Peter Ustinov as Nero, making his subjects endure bad poetry in Quo Vadis- the film epic is always on a huge scale, but how far does it relate to the history upon which it is based? Producer Louise Swan

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19951124]

Unknown: Professor Christopher Frayling

Unknown: Charlton Heston

Unknown: Ben Hur

Unknown: Peter Ustinov

Producer: Louise Swan

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19951201]

Professor Christopher Frayling presents a seven-part series on the way history has been portrayed on the big screen. 3: God, Guts and Glory. Richard Fleischer talks about the images conjured up in his film The Vikings, Jean-Jacques Annaud reveals his attempts to get his actors into the medieval spirit in The Name of the Rose. And why has Joan of Arc inspired so many films? Producer Louise Swan

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19951201]

Unknown: Professor Christopher Frayling

Talks: Richard Fleischer

Unknown: Jean-Jacques Annaud

Producer: Louise Swan

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19951208]

Professor Christopher Frayling presents a seven-part series on the way history has been portrayed on the big screen. 4: Fighting Nostalgia. Edward Said considers the strange phenomenon that is Tarzan; Ethiopian director Haile Gerima explains the rewriting of history depicted in African films since the 1960s; plus the portrayal of British Women in films like White Mischief. Producer Louise Swan

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19951208]

Unknown: Professor Christopher Frayling

Unknown: Edward Said

Producer: Louise Swan

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19951215]

Professor Christopher Frayling presents a series on the way history has been portrayed on the big screen. 5: Revolution. Can a truly revolutionary film be made in Hollywood? The Italian director Gillo Pontecorvo and Ken Loach explain why they have made films that are truly political. Producer Louise Swan

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19951215]

Unknown: Professor Christopher Frayling

Director: Gillo Pontecorvo

Producer: Louise Swan

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19951222]

Professor Christopher Frayling presents a series on the way history has been portrayed on the big screen. 6: Friend or Foe? (20th Century War: Hot and Cold). The post-nuclear world was explored in Dr Strangelove and The Manchurian Candidate. With the voices of Greer Garson , Ken Adam and John Frankenheimer. Producer Louise Swan

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19951222]

Unknown: Professor Christopher Frayling

Unknown: Greer Garson

Unknown: Ken Adam

Unknown: John Frankenheimer.

Producer: Louise Swan

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19951229]

Professor Christopher Frayling Presents the last in the series. Visions of the City. Why do so many movies offer dystopias rather than Utopias when dealing with the modern world? With the voices of designer David Snyder , director Mira Nair and professor of film studies, Ginette Vincendeau.

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19951229]

Unknown: Professor Christopher Frayling

Designer: David Snyder

Director: Mira Nair

Unknown: Ginette Vincendeau.