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    Does anyone know the title of the first full length feature film to be screened by the BBC and in what year. I have'nt a clue.



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    The first film shown on British television (the BBC) was 'Tell Me If it Hurts' (1934), featuring Peter Copley who can be seen in a BBC production this year (Riot at the Rites). This was a short film and was broadcast on 14th March 1938. It was screened on Channel 4 in the 80s.

    The first feature film to be broadcast in full was shown by the BBC the same year, August 14th. This was The Student of Prague starring Anton Walbrook.

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    And there was me thinking what an ideal question for the Guardian's Notes & Queries column - I wonder what conflicting replies might have been gleaned from that!!

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