Hard Luck Train: Casey helps a friend in distress,
starring Robert Newton with Kit Taylor , Connie Gilchrist
Stranded in Portobello without a ship, the rascally Long John Sil ver is soon reunited with Jim Hawkins , his young Treasure Island shipmate now held captive by the villainous Captain Mendoza. Long John schemes to sack the king's warehouse and follow new clues to Flint's gold.
This exciting adventure, with Robert Newton re-creating the role he made famous, was photographed on location in Australia.
Screenplay by MARTIN RACKIN based on the characters of ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
Produced by JOSEPH KAUFMAM Directed by BYRON HASKIN
Long John Silver:
All for fun! Fun for all!
A Christmas edition of Zokko! with all kinds of treats - including an excerpt from Walt Disney's Alice in Wonderland ANNA-LOU and MARIA: a feather and fur fantasy
Skayn and the Moon People:
Part 4 - 'We will all be facing danger , ..' with the voices of SHEELAGH MCGRATH , GORDON CLYDE , ANTHONY JACKSON , and pictures by LESLIE CASWELL and the usual jokes and songs
Zokko! music by BRIAN FAHEY Designed by MICHAEL EDWARDS Directed by HOWARD KENNETT and PAUL A. SMITH Produced by PAUL CIANI and MOLLY COX
Introduced by Frank Bough featuring three races from Kempton Park, and from Fairyhouse in Ireland the Irish Sweeps Hurdle, the richest hurdle race of the year; a top-of-the-table Rugby League clash in which Leigh meet near-neighbours Salford; Moto-Cross; and a spectacular performance by the world-famous white stallions of the Spanish Riding School of Vienna.
Introduced by SAM LEITCH
Moto-Cross from Caerleon, near Newport
The second round of the television Grandstand trophy (organised by the Newport and Gwent mc in conjunction with the A-cu). Commentator MURRAY WALKER iv presentation by RICHARD TILLING
1.20, 1.50, 2.50* Racing from
1.30 Kempton Handicap Chase (3 miles)
2.0 Ladbroke Christmas Handicap Chase (2 miles and 170 yards)
3.0 Kempton Park Handicap Hurdle (3 miles)
Commentators PETER O'SULLEVAN and CLIVE GRAHAM
TV presentation by FRED VINER
Racing from Fairyhouse
2.30 Irish Sweeps Hurdle (over 2 miles)
Commentator MICHAEL O'HEHIR TV presentation by the Irish Television Service
Rugby League Leigh v Salford
Commentator at Leigh EDDIE WARING
TV presentation by BOB DUNCAN
The Spanish Riding School of Vienna
The world-famous white stallions in a spectacular and varied programme showing the beauty of supreme horsemanship.
With full musical accompaniment, 17 Lipizzaner stallions and 12 riders, under the direction of COLONEL HANS HANDLER, CVO, Director of the Spanish Riding School, present The Classical Art of Riding as practised at the Imperial Court of Vienna for 400 years.
Commentator DORIAN WILLIAMS
The State Trumpeters of the Blues and Royals by permission of the Officer Commanding
Outside broadcast from the Empire Pool, Wembley
Presented for television by DEREK BURRELL -DAVIS
(Presented by arrangement with the Angto-Austrian Society and Victor Hochhauser Ltd)
Grandstand presented for television by BRIAN VENNER
Edited by ALAN HART
Mr Spock 's first independent command looks like being his last. Lost on unexplored Taurus II and under attack from its monstrous inhabitants, his only hope is the USS Enterprise; but Captain Kirk is also engaged in conflict - with no chance of winning!
High Commissioner Ferris:
Weatherman BERT FOORD
by Eric Paice
starring Jack Warner
Sgt Dixon's and Sgt Crawford's Christmas festivities are disrupted by the disappearance of a prisoner from Cell 4.
(Peter Byrne is in "There's a Girl in My Soup" at the Comedy, London)
Series created by:
Produced and directed by:
WPC Sally Reed:
Chief Insp Prescott:
starring Petula Clark in a new television special for BBC1
accompanied by Johnny Harris and the Orchestra
Pianist and musical associate Frank Owens
London Welsh Association Choir
My Movie Scrapbook written by Dick Vosburgh and Bill Solly
Johnny Harris and the
London Welsh Association
Writer ("My Movie Scrapbook"):
Writer ("My Movie Scrapbook"):
Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise Written by EDDIE BRABEN
Their guests : Edward Woodward Kenneth McKellar , The Pattersons Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen and featuring Ann Hamilton
With JANET WEBB , KAREN BURCH REX RASHLEY , RICHARD SCOTT
Additional material by MIKE CRAIG and LAWRIE KINSLEY
Orchestra directed by PETER KNlGHT Costumes SONIA KERR Design JEREMY BEAR
Produced by JOHN AMMONDS
Tonight's presentation in this season of feature films with action, spectacle and excitement stars Robert Mitchum, Curt Jurgens with Al Hedison and Theodore Bikel
During World War II, in the South Atlantic, an American destroyer encounters a German U-boat. In the ensuing days the two captains play a desperate game of cat-and-mouse as they assess and exploit their knowledge of each other's strategy.
Robert Mitchum and Curt Jurgens give outstanding performances as the rival captains in this tense and exciting story directed by ex-actor Dick Powell.
Screenplay by WENDELL MAYES from the novel by COMMANDER D. A. RAYNER
Produced and directed by DICK POWELL
With RICHARD BAKER and Weather
For the last Saturday in 1969 Match of the Day visits one of the leading Football League grounds for a fixture involving Championship issues.
Highlights of a second match featuring a prominent club in the South-East.
Commentator BARRY DAVIES
Producers ALEC WEEKS
ALAN MOUNCER. JONATHAN MARTIN Editor SAM LEITCH
(Today's matches are announced at the end of Grandstand)
Ned Sherrin tests the wits and memories of rival teams who might be expected to know what has been going on in 1969... a year of earth-shattering events like the end of the Dales, the death of Bonny the Space Monkey, the publication of Goodbye Baby and Amen.....
Richard Ingrams, William Rushton, John Wells of Private Eye magazine are challenged by Malcolm Muggeridge, Bernard Levin, Patrick Campbell
Special contributions by DOUGLAS FISHER
Produced by MICHAEL BUKHT and ANTHONY SMITH
(The Sixties: see pages 101-106)