KEITH BEST: weekend weather
The Bird Who Was Afraid to Fly
starring Shirley Temple with Randolph Scott
Jack Haley , Gloria Stuart
A talented child is chosen as singing star of the ' Crackly Grain Flakes' radio programme.
Director ALLAN DWAN
This Week's Films: page 11
Introduced by Frank Bough
Highlights of the main supporting contest at this week's major promotion at Wembley
Commentator HARRY CARPENTER
1.40; 2.20; 2.50; 3.25*
Racing from Newbury
1.45 A Challenge Match dim)
The first of a series of challenge matches which will be covered on BBC Grandstand during the summer. Today's match is between the DUKE OF ALBURQUERQUE, a Spanish grandee and former amateur champion rider of Europe, and IAN BALDING , the leading racehorse trainer.
2.0 Player's Gold Leaf Trophy (Hunter Chase) (3m, 2f, 82 yds)
2.30 London Gold Cup (Handicap) (1 mile, 3 furlongs)
3.0 William Hill Sprint Stakes (Handicap) (6 furlongs)
3.35 Lockinge Stakes (1 mile)
Commentators PETER O'SULLEVAN and CLIVE GRAHAM
Reporter JULIAN WILSON
Featuring Olympic 400 metres hurdles champion JOHN AKII BUA , and 5,000 metres world record holder EMILE PUTTEMANS , who both competed in special events for the Philips Electrical Trophies at Crystal Palace on Wednesday. Commentator RON PICKERING
Rugby League from Headingley The Wills Sevens
Eight leading sides compete in this popular and spectacular end of season tournament.
Among those taking part are home club LEEDS, HALIFAX, the reigning Sevens champions, and Cup winners FEATHERSTONE ROVERS.
Commentator EDDIE WARING
Power Boat Racing
Highlights of the big international meeting at Iver Heath , in which entrants from Great Britain, France, Belgium, and Sweden competed for the Iver Strand Glass Trophy.
Commentator DAVID VINE
4.50* Final Score
Including racing results, cricket scoreboard, and action highlights of today's events.
1.20 Boxing; 1.40 Racing
2.10 Athletics; 2.20 Racing
2.35 Rugby League; 2.50 Racing
3.5 Power Boat Racing: 3.25 Racing
3.40 Rugby League; 4.56 Final Score
Timings are subject to alteration in order to keep up to date with events.
Television presentation: Racing DENNIS MONGER
Rugby League BOB
DUNCAN Grandstand presented by BRIAN VENNER Editor ALAN hart
Dukes on horse-back: page 4
Bernard Cribbins joins 300 children in a rousing sing-song - aided and abetted by The Pattersons, The Northern Dance Orchestra conducted by Bernard Herrmann, Producer Hazel Lethwaite (from Manchester)
Weatherman KEITH BEST Today's Sport
A six-part story by Robert Sloman
Starring Jon Pertwee
The Doctor discovers that Global Chemicals is more sinister than it seems - and Jo discovers the strange secret of the coal mine.
Brigadier Lethbridge Stewart:
with Jimmy Savile
Jimmy meets some of his friends, in the studio or wherever they live and work.
Children from the Yehudi Menu-bin School provide their music; and Pop-Up, the new Top 50 record game.
Director BRIAN WHITEHOUSE Producer ROGER ORDISH
Tonight's Bank Holiday film stars Burl Ives , Troy Donahue
Gert Frobe , Terry-Thomas
Arriving in Victorian England, Phineas T. Barnum , the great American showman, hits on the greatest idea of his illustrious career. Using a revolutionary new explosive he will construct a rocket ship to journey to the moon. And who is to be the passenger in the historic craft? Who else but Barnum's own General Tom Thumb , the world's most famous midget.
Inspired by the writing of Jules Verne , this colourful adventure story features an appropriately larger-than-life performance by Burl Ives as Barnum, some effective comedy from Terry-Thomas and Lionel Jeffries - and Jimmy Clitheroe as General Tom Thumb.
Director DON SHARP
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Phineas T Barnum:
Professor Von Bulow:
Sir Harry Washington-Smythe:
Sir Charles Dillworthy:
General Tom Thumb:
A new comedy series starring Dick Emery Written by JOHN WARREN and JOHN SINGER featuring
Gordon Clyde as the Interviewer John Baskcomb
Anne Cunningham Victor Maddern
DesignerBERNARD LLOYD-JONES Producer COLIN CHARMAN
criminal investigator extraordinary
A new film series starring with and with guest stars James Gregory Russell Johnson
Programmed for Panic
A live show. A dead girl. To trap a brutal killer who could strike again at any moment, Ironside appears on television and appeals to the viewers for urgent help.
Officer Fran Belding:
with Kenneth Kendall Weather
With Esther Rantzen, Bob Wellings and George Layton
When the Council won't budge, when the Ministry won't reply, when the Managing Director snubs you, do you say 'that's life' and give up? Or do you turn to this programme: a late night collection of the jokes, dramas and problems that happen in real life?
Songs by Cheryl Kennedy
Music by Dave Lee
Director Simon Wadleigh
Editor Peter Chafer
Deep freeze goes sky-high: pp 8 and 11
post that mentions
24 January 2016
talks to JOAN BAKEWELL and with members of the audience at the National Film Theatre, London.
Featuring extracts from some of his most famous films, including: The Silver Chalice
Somebody Up There Likes Me The Hustler
Butch Cassidu and the Sundance Kid WUSA
Judge Roy Bean
The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds
Film editor KEN locks Director DENNIS MARKS
Recorded at a John Player Lecture
A selection from one of the funniest television comedy series of all time: starring
Phil Silvers as Sgt Ernie Bilko.
It's a great day in the life of Colonel Hall. Bilko applies for a transfer!
Sgt Ernie Bilko: