10 North Frederick
(Ch4, 9.30am - 11.30am)
A COMPLEX drama about a wealthy lawyer's aspirations and eventual failure. (1958)
The Battle of Austerlitz
(BBC2, 10.30am - 12.30pm)
DREARY historical drama enlivened by some good action scenes as Napoleon battles the Austro-Russian army. Director Abel Gance's second stab at putting Bonaparte on the big screen, the first being a celebrated 1927 silent epic. With Pierre Mondy and Orson Welles. (1960)
(Ch4, 1.35pm - 3.30pm)
MITZI Gaynor belts out songs like Oh Dem Golden Slippers as she tours mining camps during the Civil War. Colourful but thoroughly routine musical biopic of Lotta Crabtree, who aimed to be a big star after that darned Civil War. (1951)
Joe Dancer - The Big Black Pill
(Ch5, 3.30pm - 5.20pm)
ROBERT Blake as undercover detective Joe Dancer, facing a murder charge. Strictly routine TV show. With JoBeth Williams. (1981)
(Ch5, 9.00pm - 10.40pm)
FRAUGHT drama in which an artist and former prostitute is pushed over the edge when her husband confesses to an affair. Shortly after his confession she is visited by an old friend struggling to give up her life on the game. Still reeling from the betrayal, she decides to join her. But her new life is thrown into turmoil when she is badly beaten by a client and her friend dies in a drug-related …
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Publication information: Article title: Wednesday TV. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Daily Record (Glasgow, Scotland). Publication date: January 2, 1999. Page number: 38. © 2009 Scottish Daily Record & Sunday. COPYRIGHT 1999 Gale Group.
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