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Film Buff of the Year


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Robin Ray introduces the second heat in this nationwide competition to find the person who knows most about the movies.
All contestants are survivors of a postal quiz, a telephone quiz and an elimination heat: Tony Ray answering questions on Satyajit Ray Colin Tiller on Burt Lancaster Terence Haynes on Dmitri Tiomkin
Walter Skinner on Julie Christie
There's also the usual general cinematic knowledge, compilation and quickie rounds.
Devised by ROBIN RAY
Film editor and researcher MALCOLM ILLINGWORTH


Introduces: Robin Ray
Unknown: Tony Ray
Unknown: Satyajit Ray
Unknown: Colin Tiller
Unknown: Burt Lancaster
Unknown: Terence Haynes
Unknown: Dmitri Tiomkin
Unknown: Walter Skinner
Unknown: Julie Christie
Unknown: Robin Ray
Unknown: Malcolm Illingworth
Director: Jonathan Bullen
Producer: John Buttery

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

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