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: Saturday Cinema The Lemon Drop Kid

starring Bob Hope with Marilyn Maxwell , Lloyd Nolan
Damon Runyon 's gallery of shady New York characters provides an ideal setting for Bob Hope - in the title role as a third-rate tipster who has to find$10,000 before Christmas Day, or face the wrath of gang leader Moose Moran.
With the aid of his Broadway accomplices the Kid puts an audacious plan into action and becomes his own Santa Claus!
Produced by ROBERT A. WELCH Directed by SIDNEY LANFIELD
(Philip Jenkinson : page 9)

Contributors

Unknown: Bob Hope
Unknown: Marilyn Maxwell
Unknown: Lloyd Nolan
Unknown: Damon Runyon
Unknown: Bob Hope
Leader: Moose Moran.
Produced By: Robert A. Welch
Directed By: Sidney Lanfield
Directed By: Philip Jenkinson
The Lemon Drop Kid: Bob Hope
Brainy Baxter: Marilyn Maxwell
Oxford Charlie: Lloyd Nolan
Nellie Thursday: Jane Darwell
Moose Moran: Fred Clark
Straight Flush: Jay C Flippen

: Closedown

: Great Zoos of the World

3: Antwerp, Belgium
A grand tour of some of the world's outstanding zoos with Anthony Smith
A zoo that's looking to the future One hundred and twenty-six years ago a zoo in a park on the outskirts of a Continental seaport began to exhibit, to an often incredulous public, strange beasts and creatures from foreign lands, including some from Belgium's African territories.
Today that same zoo is in the centre of Antwerp alongside the city's main square, dominated by the railway station, overshadowed by the loss of an Empire -yet Antwerp is becoming a modern zoo in an old place with an up-to-date Dolphinarium and a distinguished animal breeding record.
Produced by PETER BALE
Series editor NICHOLAS CROCKER (from Bristol)

Contributors

Unknown: Anthony Smith
Produced By: Peter Bale
Unknown: Nicholas Crocker

: The Philpott File

A series of film reports by Trevor Philpott The File on The Guerilla Fighters of the M4 In the basic motorway network of Britain, planned in the 1950s, one vital artery is still missing - the London/South Wales motorway, the M4. With luck it may be completed in 1971, over six years late. Seventy-two miles of open country between the Severn Bridge and Maidenhead became the most bitterly contested strip of land in the history of motorway building.
What kind of people are they who fought the engineers, the industrialists, the Ministry of Transport? How do they defeat so much power and expertise again and again. Were they heroes or villains-'the guerilla fighters of the M4'?
Produced by PETER ROBINSON Directed by RANDAL BEATTIE

Contributors

Unknown: Trevor Philpott
Produced By: Peter Robinson
Directed By: Randal Beattie

: Summer Review

A repeat of the best work done in Review during the past season.
How to Staae Fights
William Hobbs is Fight Director of the National Theatre. He has won acclaim for his thrilling skirmishes in Zeffirelli's stage production of Romeo and Juliet, for fights in the National's Othello, in the stage musical The Four Musketeers, and the film HMS Defiant. Review finds out how Hobbs makes his clashes look authentic without cutting the cast to ribbons. To show how his technique differs from the famous duels of Errol Flynn and Douglas Fairbanks , he has produced for Review a new version of the Romeo fight.
Directed by JULIAN COOPER
The Original Peter is an entertainment for television devised by Mike Westbrook and John Fox.
THE MIKE WESTBROOK CONCERT BAND and singer NORMA WINSTONE are the focal point of a mass of activity - sword-swallowers, wrestlers, athletes, tattooists, and other less easily identifiable characters, all performing simultaneously in the studio.
Directed by TONY STAVEACRE
Producers PETER ADAM , DARROL BLAKE Editor JAMES MOSSMAN
Engraving by courtesy of the Trustees of the British Museum

Contributors

Unknown: William Hobbs
Unknown: Errol Flynn
Unknown: Douglas Fairbanks
Directed By: Julian Cooper
Unknown: Mike Westbrook
Unknown: John Fox.
Unknown: Mike Westbrook
Singer: Norma Winstone
Directed By: Tony Staveacre
Directed By: Producers Peter Adam
Unknown: Darrol Blake
Unknown: Editor James Mossman

: Gardeners' World

On the last of three visits to his own garden Percy Thrower deals with work in the greenhouse - seed sowing and growing geraniums and fuchsias from cuttings.
Produced by BILL DUNCALF
Directed by RICHARD FAWKES

Contributors

Unknown: Percy Thrower
Produced By: Bill Duncalf
Directed By: Richard Fawkes

: Thirty-Minute Theatre These Men Are Dangerous 1: Mussolini

by JEAN BENEDETTI
The year: 1909. Mussolini is 21. He has been arrested, imprisoned, and sentenced to deportation ... but powerful forces are working on his side.
Script editor DEREK HODDINOTT Designer OLIVER BAYLDON Producer INNES LLOYD
Directed by MARK CULLINGHAM ‡

Contributors

Unknown: Jean Benedetti
Unknown: Derek Hoddinott
Unknown: Designer Oliver Bayldon
Unknown: Producer Innes
Directed By: Mark Cullingham
Benito Mussolini: John Castle
Police Officer: Oscar Quitak
Andrea: Christopher Timothy
Old German: Gordon Gostelow
Doctor: Arthur Pentelow
Photographer: John Roden
Warder: Leon Lissek
Guard: Norman Mitchell
Spy: Oliver Cotton

: The Val Doonican Show

starring Val Doonican in the final show of the current series with Jimmy Tarbuck Marian Davies
THE GILLIAN LYNNE DANCERS THE ADAM SINGERS directed by CLIFF ADAMS Orchestra directed by KEN THORNE leader ALEC FIRMAN
Orchestrations by KEN THORNE Special material by RONNIE TAYLOR and VAL DOONICAN Choreography by GILLIAN LYNNE Design BRIAN TREGIDDEN
Produced by TERRY HUGHES

Contributors

Unknown: Val Doonican
Unknown: Jimmy Tarbuck
Unknown: Marian Davies
Directed By: Cliff Adams
Leader: Ken Thorne
Unknown: Ken Thorne
Unknown: Ronnie Taylor
Choreography By: Gillian Lynne
Choreography By: Design Brian Tregidden
Produced By: Terry Hughes

: Midnight Movie Body and Soul

starring
John Garfield , Lilli Palmer with Hazel Brooks , Anne Revere
A boxer trapped by his unscrupulous promoter tries to weigh the importance of fame and fortune against his principles of fair play. John Garfield gives a realistic portrayal as the tough prizefighter whose search for success leads to total disillusionment.
Screenplay by ABRAHAM POLONSKY Directed by ROBERT ROSSEN Produced by BOB ROBERTS
(Philip Jenfcinson : page 9)

Contributors

Unknown: John Garfield
Unknown: Lilli Palmer
Unknown: Hazel Brooks
Unknown: Anne Revere
Unknown: John Garfield
Play By: Abraham Polonsky
Directed By: Robert Rossen
Produced By: Bob Roberts
Produced By: Philip Jenfcinson
Charley Davis: John Garfield
Peg Born: Lilli Palmer
Alice: Hazel Brooks
Anna Davis: Anne Revere
Quinn: William Conrad
Shorty Polaski: Joseph Pevney








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