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Midnight Cowboy

Michael Childers takes us behind the scenes of Midnight Cowboy and reveals how he persuaded Andy Warhol to take part, and the shocking reason why the artist is not in the finished film.

With Antonia Quirke

John Schlesinger's partner Michael Childers takes us behind the scenes of Midnight Cowboy and reveals how he persuaded Andy Warhol to take part and the shocking reason why the artist was not in the finished film.

Julian Fellowes talks about his big screen adaptation of Downton Abbey and why all his scripts have to meet his wife's approval before they are sent off.

Betty Balfour was one of the biggest stars of British cinema in the 1920, thanks largely to a series of films starring a character called Squibs. Pamela Hutchinson reveals
the sad facts of what happened to Betty, as one of her most popular movies, Love, Life And Laughter has been restored and returned to the big screen.

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Midnight Cowboy

Midnight Cowboy is re-released in cinemas UK-wide from 13 September in a new 4K restoration for its 50th Anniversary. 

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The Scary Film Quiz

The Scary Film Quiz

Can you figure out the scary film's name from just a brief description of a famous scene?

The Ridley Tricky Alien Quiz

The Ridley Tricky Alien Quiz

In space, no one can hear you get all the answers wrong.

Mars in the Movies Quiz

Mars in the Movies Quiz

How well do you know the films featuring the red planet?

Try our First Lines Quiz

Try our First Lines Quiz

How well do you know the opening lines to iconic films? Test your knowledge here.

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