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: The Grimethorpe Colliery Band Play Away

with Brian Cant
Conductor ELGAR HOWARTH
A concert of Brass Band music for children presented from the St George's Hall, Bradford.
Director CAROLE WARD
Producer CYNTHIA FELGATE
(First heard in R 4's Kaleidoscope)

Contributors

Conductor: Elgar Howarth
Director: Carole Ward
Producer: Cynthia Felgate

: Saturday Cinema: War and Peace

starring Henry Fonda
Audrey Hepburn , Mel Ferrer with Vittorio Gassman , Herbert Lom Oscar Homolka , Anita Ekberg
King Vidor's film version of Tolstoy's monumental masterpiece is a unique blend of superbly orchestrated action sequences, authoritative direction and powerful acting performances.
Producer DINO DE LAURENTIIS
Director KING VIDOR . Films: pages H-17

Contributors

Unknown: Henry Fonda
Unknown: Audrey Hepburn
Unknown: Mel Ferrer
Unknown: Vittorio Gassman
Unknown: Herbert Lom
Unknown: Oscar Homolka
Unknown: Anita Ekberg
Producer: Dino de Laurentiis
Director: King Vidor
Natasha Rostov: Audrey Hepburn
Pierre Bezukhov: Henry Fonda
Prince Andrey: Mel Ferrer
Anatole Kuragin: Vittorio Gassman
Napoleon Bonaparte: Herbert Lom
General Kutuzov: Oscar Homolka
Helene: Anita Ekberg
Dolokhov: Helmut Dantine
Count Nicholas Rostov: Barry Jones
Maria Bolkonsky: Anna Maria Ferrero
Lise Bolkonsky: Milly Vitale
Nicholas Rostov: Jeremy Brett
Sonya Rostov: May Britt
Basil Kuragin: Tullio Carminati
Prince Bolkonsky: Wilfrid Lawson
Countess Rostov: Lea Seidl
Petya Rostov: Sean Barrett
Platon Karatsev: John Mills

: Palio

Narrated by Robert Hardy
The film is the story of Violante, governor of Siena for 14 years, who invented the Palio, a crazy horse race, hoping it would channel the passions of the Sienese away from political plots.
Two centuries later each city district enters its own horse, and ancient rivalry between districts remains as bitter as ever.
Music WILLIAM DAVIES
Film editor ALAN CUMNER-PRICE
Written and directed by MICHAEL WEIGALL

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Hardy
Directed By: Michael Weigall

: MrMagoo

in Military Magoo
... finds the army suits him

: A London Summer

Reflections in word and picture of the long hot summer of 75 London went to work with the sun, and the city sweltered. Tourists thronged the London landmarks in the unaccustomed weather. There was pageantry on Horse Guards Parade, open-air concerts in the park, steam engines in Battersea, and clipper ships in the Pool of London - how easily we forget. Words by john PUDNEY
Narration by MICHAEL BRYANT
Film editor M. A. c. ADAMS Producer PHILIP s. GILBERT

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Bryant
Editor: M. A. C. Adams
Producer: Philip S. Gilbert

: Pot Black

BBC2 Snooker Championship
' Play-Off ': a special deciding frame for third place in the 1975 Pot Black Competition.
Featuring the 1975 World Snooker Champion Ray Reardon against Fred Davis , ten times World Snooker Champion Introduced by ALAN WEEKS Referee Sydney Lee
Commentator TED LOWE
Director jim DUMIGHAN Producer REG PERRIN
BBC Birmingham

Contributors

Unknown: Ray Reardon
Unknown: Fred Davis
Introduced By: Alan Weeks
Commentator: Ted Lowe
Director: Jim Dumighan
Producer: Reg Perrin

: News and Sport

Weather

: The Old Grey Whistle Test

presents
Elton John 's 1974 Christmas Concert from the Hammersmith Odeon. Introduced by Bob Harris
Director TOM CORCORAN
Producer MICHAEL APPLETON and Michael Sarrazin as THE
CREATURE
' You loved your creature while it was beautiful, but when it was no longer you wish to destroy it ... '

Contributors

Unknown: Elton John
Introduced By: Bob Harris
Director: Tom Corcoran
Producer: Michael Appleton
Producer: Michael Sarrazin

: Frankenstein: The True Story

' She is my
-angel -the first of her species - I think I will call her Prima. She will be my ward and I will present her to society.'
With its all-star cast and a screenplay by Christopher Isherwood and Don Bachardy , this mammoth production was originally made for us television as the definitive screen version of Mary Shel ley's classic horror story.
Soon after the premature death of his brother, medical student Victor Frankenstein meets Henry Clerval , a man with strange, disturbing theories about conquering death. Victor visits Clerval's mill for a demonstration of his Strange experiments. Director
JACK SMIGHT. Films: pages 16-17

Contributors

Play By: Christopher Isherwood
Play By: Don Bachardy
Unknown: Mary Shel
Unknown: Victor Frankenstein
Unknown: Henry Clerval
Director: Jack Smight.
Dr POLIDORI: James Mason
HENRY CLERVAL: David McCalium
VICTOR FRANKENSTEIN: Leonard Whiting
AGATHA PRIMA: Jane Seymour
Dr Polidori: James Mason
Victor Frankenstein: Leonard Whiting
Henry Clerval.: David McCallum
Agatha Prima: Jane Seymour
Elizabeth Fanshawe: Nicola Paget
The Creature: Michael Sarrazin
Sir Richard Fanshawe: Michael Wilding
Lady Fanshawe.: Clarissa Kaye
Mrs Blair: Agnes Moorehead
Foreign lady.: Margaret Leighton
Lacey.: Sir Ralph Richardson
Chief Constable: Sir John Glelgud
Sea captain: Tom Baker
Felix: Dallas Adams
Young man.: Julian Barnes
.Passenger in coach.: Arnold Diamond

: News on 2

Weather

: Christmas with Bogart: Key Largo

Midnight Movie starring Humphrey Bogart with Edward G. Robinson , Lauren Bacall Lionel Barrymore , Claire Trevor
Frank McCloud , a disillusioned veteran of World War II, arrives at a remote hotel on the Florida Keys to find it under the control of mobster Johnny Rocco and his gang of hoodlums. A hurricane approaches, tensions mount and McCloud is faced with an agonising decision: to make a stand against Rocco and all the evil he stands for, or back down at the moment of truth?
Another of Hollywood's famous tough guys, Edward G. Robinson , created one of his most chilling gangster portraits as the ageing gang boss Rocco.
Directorjobs HUSTON
. Films: pages 16.17

Contributors

Unknown: Humphrey Bogart
Unknown: Edward G. Robinson
Unknown: Lauren Bacall
Unknown: Lionel Barrymore
Unknown: Claire Trevor
Unknown: Frank McCloud
Unknown: Johnny Rocco
Unknown: Edward G. Robinson
Director: Jobs Huston
Frank McCloud: Humphrey Bogart
Johnny ROCCO: Edward G Robinson
Nora Temple: Lauren Bacall
James Temple: Lionel Barrymore
Gaye: Claire Trevor
Curly: Thomas Gomez
Toots: Harry Lewis
Deputy: John Rodney
Ziggy: Marc Lawrence
Angel: Dan Seymour
Osceoia Brothers: Silver Heels
Osceoia Brothers: Rodric Red Wing








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