with Michael Wilding
Googie Withers , John McCallum
The adventures of a motley assortment of people who all converge on Epsom Downs for the big race.
Director HERBERT WILCOX
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Covers: Tony Hart , Pat Keysell SYLVESTE MCCOY and THE PROF
Director CLIVE DOIG
Producer PATRICK DOWLING
in their flying machines Operation Anvil
1: The British Motorcyclists' Federation and 2: Flower Arranging
Tonight from BBC West The Lady of the Ring
Like her father and grandfather before her, MARY CHIPPERFIELD was bom in a caravan with the sawdust ring and a love of wild animals in her blood. Before she could walk she was tied to a horse. Today she is one of the country's leading animal trainers, confronting in the ring the most dangerous of all wild animals - the tiger.
Producer KEITH SHEATHER
Series coordinator FRANK GILLARD
A comedy film series starring
For Want of a Boot
L. S. Lowry (1887-1976)
From the Royal Academy of Arts, Mervyn Levy introduces a visit to the current retrospective exhibition of L. s. LOWRY , an exhibition staged by the Royal Academy as a tribute by artists to its most popular member.
Lowry's still lifes, industrial landscapes, sketches and drawings are intermixed with current scenes, scenes which have been his source of inspiration for the past 80 years. Music by BESSES 0' TH' BARN BAND
Producer KEN GRIFFIN
Edith Clever , Bruno Ganz
During the Napoleonic wars, the Marchioness of 0 ..., a young widow, is saved by a Czarist officer from rape by the invading Russian troops. Some months later, she is astonished to find herself pregnant and much distressed by her family who cannot believe that she has no idea how it happened. In desperation, she places an advertisement in the newspaper, asking the man responsible to make himself known.
Written and directed by ERIC ROHMER Films: page 11
Robin Ray introduces a concert from this year's Edinburgh International Festival featuring The Gewandhaus Orchestra conductor Kurt Masur
Based in Leipzig, the Gewandhaus Orchestra is one of the oldest in Germany. It has been associated with many first performances of now established classics. Mendelssohn was for some time its musical director.
Schumann Piano- Concerto in A minor soloist STEPHEN BISHOP-KOVACEVICH
10.27* Interval: a film tracing the history of the Orchestra.
Shostakovich Symphony No 1, in F minor
Producer JAMES HUNTER BBC Scotland
starring Cornel Wilde
Jean Wallace , Dan Duryea
Bank robbers Charlie, Benjie and Edna take refuge from the law in the remote mountain cabin of Charlie's ex-girl friend Liz, now unhappily married to his brother.
Produced and directed by CORNEL WILDE . Films: page 11