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: Man Alive

Flower Power
Maytime in Chelsea. English summertime arrived - as usual - with howling wind and gusts of rain. But the Chelsea Flower Show must go on. ESTHER RANTZEN and a Man Alive team were there behind the scenes - and well before the scenes.
Producer IVOR DUNKERTON Editor DESMOND WILCOX

Contributors

Unknown: Esther Rantzen
Producer: Ivor Dunkerton
Editor: Desmond Wilcox

: Cricket

The Gillette Cup Final
Lancashire v Warwickshire from Lord's
The holders, Lancashire, will be going for their third successive victory, and having survived a very closely fought semi-final against Kent they- will come to Lord's full of confidence. Warwickshire with their great strength of batting - Rohan Kan hai in particular is having a brilliant season-are well-equip-ped for the one-day game. Introduced by MIKE CAREY
Commentators RICHIE BENAUD
JIM LAKER , DENIS COMPTON
TV presentation by DAVID KENNING and NICK HUNTER

Contributors

Unknown: Rohan Kan
Introduced By: Mike Carey
Commentators: Richie Benaud
Unknown: Jim Laker
Unknown: Denis Compton
Presentation By: David Kenning
Presentation By: Nick Hunter

: Yesterday's Witness

Talkies Come to Britain
At the end of 1928, the first ' talkies ' arrived from Hollywood. They caused a sensation.
The scramble to make Britain's first talkies is described by some of the producers, directors, technicians, and stars of the time:
Alfred Hitchcock , Herbert Wilcox, Sir Michael Balcon , Ronald Neame, Alec Murray , Albert Ross
Harry Miller , John Longden
Mabel Poulton , Margot Grahame Chili Bouchier and John Stuart
With excerpts from Kitty, Atlantic, Rookery Nook and Blackmail.
Directors JANE Oliver and STEPHEN PEET ‡

Contributors

Unknown: Alfred Hitchcock
Unknown: Herbert Wilcox
Unknown: Sir Michael Balcon
Unknown: Ronald Neame
Unknown: Alec Murray
Unknown: Albert Ross
Unknown: Harry Miller
Unknown: John Longden
Unknown: Mabel Ppulton
Unknown: Margot Grahame
Unknown: Chili Bouchier
Unknown: John Stuart
Directors: Jane Oliver

: Civilisation

A personal view by Kenneth Clark 12: The Fallacies of Hope
' Bliss was it in that dawn to be alive' wrote Wordsworth of the early days of the French Revolution, but the storming of the Bastille led not to freedom but to the Terror, the dictatorship of Napoleon and the dreary bureaucracies of the 19th century.
KENNETH CLARK traces the progressive disillusionment of the artists of the Romantic Movement through the music of Beethoven, the poetry of Byron, the paintings of G6ricault, Turner and Delacroix, and the sculpture of Rodin.
Director MICHAEL GILL
Producers MICHAEL GILL , PETER MONTAGNON (Book £4.75, paperback £2.25: see p 70)

Contributors

Unknown: Kenneth Clark
Unknown: Kenneth Clark
Director: Michael Gill
Producers: Michael Gill
Producers: Peter Montagnon

: Sounds for Saturday

This week:
Doris Troy accompanied by THE GOSPEL TRUTH
THE GT HORNS
THE VOICES OF JOY
Producer STANLEY DORFMAN

Contributors

Unknown: Doris Troy
Producer: Stanley Dorfman

: Love and Mr Lewisham

by H. G. WELLS
A second chance to see this dramatisation in four parts by ALUN RICHARDS
Young Mr Lewisham is an assistant master at a boys' school. In spite of his modest circumstances he plans a great future. Part 1
Producer MARTIN LISE MORE Director CHRISTOPHER BARRY

Contributors

Unknown: H. G. Wells
Unknown: Alun Richards
Unknown: Young Mr Lewisham
Producer: Martin Lise
Director: Christopher Barry

: Film Night

Film Night tonight reports on the Edinburgh International Film Festival, where DOUGLAS SIRK and CURTIS HARRINGTON are the subjects of comprehensive retrospectives.
CHRISTOPHER COOKE introduces John Huston and looks at some of the featured films.
Producer PETER CARR Editor ROWAN AYERS

Contributors

Unknown: Douglas Sirk
Unknown: Curtis Harrington
Introduces: Christopher Cooke
Unknown: John Huston
Producer: Peter Carr
Editor: Rowan Ayers

: Midnight Movie: Hangover Square

starring
Laird Cregar , Linda Darnell with George Sanders
London, 1900. George Bone, a mentally disturbed composer, becomes infatuated with a singer but when she rejects him the last vestiges of his self-control vanish.
Based on the novel by PATRICK HAMILTON Director JOHN BRAHM
(This Week's Films: page 19)

Contributors

Unknown: Laird Cregar
Unknown: Linda Darnell
Novel By: Patrick Hamilton
Novel By: John Brahm
George Harvey Bone: Laird Cregar
Netta Longdon: Linda Darnell
Dr Middleton: George Sanders
Carstairs: Glenn Langan
Barbara Chapman: Faye Marlowe
Sir Henry Chapman: Alan Napier
Supt Clay: Frederic Worlock

: Closedown









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