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I Love the Seventies

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Continuing the Saturday-night strand celebrating a decade of popular culture, from the fads, fashions and films to the stars, sounds and sport. Ends 2.35am. See Choice.
8.55 Love 1973 Singer Noddy Holder looks back to the year the seventies began in earnest. As the kungfu craze swept the western world, snorkel parkas made an unlikely fashion statement, glam rock rivals Sweet and Slade competed to dominate the charts and Kojak star Telly Savalas proved that even a bald guy sucking a lollipop could be cool.
Director John Holdsworth ; Series producer Alan Brown (S) (W)
9.55 Enter the Dragon The classic martial arts adventure, starring Bruce Lee. A master of martial arts is enlisted by British intelligence to help put an end to the traffic in opium and prostitutes organised from an island fortress by a criminal mastermind. Widescreen. Bruce Lee - the Immortal Dragon, a portrait of the actor's life and work, is at 1.50am.
Director Robert Clouse (1973, 18) (S) (W)
Films: pp 50-55 ****
Barry Norman on screen immortality: page 44
11.35 Match of the Seventies More classic football action, which this week focuses on the 1973/4 season.
Director Danny Felton ; Producer Chris Kelly (R) (S)
12.15 Save the Tiger Oscar-winning drama starring Jack Lemmon.
A middle-aged businessman with financial troubles and a deep resentment about his past finds himself heading rapidly towards a nervous breakdown.
Director John G Avildsen (1973) (S) Films: pp 50-55 ***
1.50 Bruce Lee -the Immortal Dragon Martial arts star
Bruce Lee was one of the first actors to successfully bridge the culture gap between east and west. Family memories and clips from his film and TV career until his untimely death at the age of 32 provide a portrait of a man who was to become an enduring icon. Ends 2.35am. (S) Dragon: the Bruce Lee Story is on BBC1 this Friday at 11.10pm

Contributors

Singer: Noddy Holder
Director: John Holdsworth
Producer: Alan Brown
Unknown: Bruce Lee.
Unknown: Bruce Lee
Director: Robert Clouse
Unknown: Barry Norman
Director: Danny Felton
Producer: Chris Kelly
Unknown: Jack Lemmon.
Director: John G Avildsen
Unknown: Bruce Lee
Unknown: Bruce Lee
Unknown: Bruce Lee Story
Lee: Bruce Lee
Roper: John Saxon
Williams: Jim Kelly
Han: Shih Kien
Oharra: Bob Wall
Tania: Ahna Capri
Su-Lin: Angela Mao Ying
Mei Ling: Betty Chung
Harry Stoner: Jack Lemmon
Phil Greene: Jack Gilford
Myra: Laurie Heineman
Fred Mirrell: Norman Burton
Janet Stoner: Patricia Smith
Charlie Robbins: Thayer David

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