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: Barnaby

Barnaby learns to swim and dive and takes part in the sports day.
(Colour) [Repeat]

: Golden Silents: Messing About in Boats

Stars of the silent comedy screen
Introduced by Michael Bentine from the National Film Theatre

Buster Keaton, Charlie Chaplin and Harry Langdon take to the boats.
A BBCtv production in association with Mitchell Monkhouse Associates and Raymond Rohauer


Presenter: Michael Bentine
Music composed by: Malcolm Mitchell
Producer: Richard Evans

: Zarabanda: 4

Spanish for beginners
Book 55p: records £1.65 each: page M

: Reportage: 4: Die bessere Halfte: Frauen in Deutschland

Keep your languages alive with a look at France and Germany today.

(Books 50p each; see page 82)

: The Virginian: Nora

Starring John McIntire as Clay Grainger

Clay is visited by a glamorous old flame, much to the chagrin of his wife Holly, but when events take a most dramatic turn there is no doubting the wisdom of his choice.


Clay Grainger: John McIntire
Holly Grainger: Jeanette Nolan
Nora Carlton: Anne Baxter
Major Carlton: Hugh Beaumont
Lt O'Hara: Tim McIntire
Capt Harris: Harry Lauter
Nakona: Carlos Rivas
Gray Feather: Ken Renard
Tela: Pilar Seurat

: Laurel and Hardy: Night Owls

Stan and Ollie are engaged to burgle the house of the chief of police.
A Hal Roach film


Producer: Hal Roach
Director: James Parrott
Stan: Stan Laurel
Ollie: Oliver Hardy

: Weatherman

Keith Best: the weekend weather


Weatherman: Keith Best

: Grandstand

Introduced by Frank Bough
Football Preview
SAM LEITCH introduces the latest news of today's league programme and the important midweek action from Europe. Comment and analysis from JIMMY HILL.
Fight of the Week
Highlights from one of this week's leading promotions.
1.20; 1.50: 2.20; 3.0*
Racing from Newbury
1.30 Hedge Hopper's Novices' Hurdle (Div 1) (2 miles)
2.0 St Simon Stakes (1½ miles)
2.30 Tote Roll-Up Stakes (Handicap) (1 mile)
3.5 The Hermitage Chase (21 miles)
1.40; 2.15; 3.25; 4.0*
The Commonwealth
Games Trial Marathon from Harlow
Nearly 300 athletes compete this afternoon for the AAA Championship title and a place in England's Commonwealth Games team. In the field is RON HILL, the reigning Commonwealth champion, and DON FAIRCLOTH , the silver medallist in 1970. Commentator NORRIS MCWHIRTER
2.5; 2.40; 3.15; 3.35; 4.10* International
Gymnastics from The Empire Pool, Wembley The 9th Women's European Championships
This afternoon four individual gold medals are to be won in the vault, beam, asymmetric bars and the floor exercises. The top six gymnasts in each apparatus in yesterday's overall European championship compete, including
LUDMILLA TOURISCHEVA the reigning world, Olympic and European overall champion, and OLGA KORBUT who won three gold medals in the Munich Olympic Games.
Organised by the BAGA in association with the Sunday Times Commentators ALAN WEEKS and RON PICKERING
4.40* Final Score
Results - reports - action highlights - and the Score Draw check.
Today's timetable:
12.40 Football Preview
1.0 Fight of the Week
1.20 Racing: 1.40 Marathon
1.50 Racing; 2.5 Gymnastics
2.15 Marathon: 2.20 Racing
2.40 Gymnastics; 3.0 Racing
3.15 Gymnastics; 3.25 Marathon
3.35 Gymnastics; 4.0 Marathon
4.10 Gymnastics; 4.40 Final Score
Timings are subject to alteration in order to keep up to date with events. Television presentation: Racing DENNIS MONGER Marathon BOB DUNCAN
Gymnastics ALAN MOUNCER , PAUL LANG Grandstand producer BRIAN VENNER Grandstand editor ALAN HART


Introduced By: Frank Bough
Introduces: Sam Leitch
Unknown: Jimmy Hill.
Commentator: Harry Carpenter
Commentators: Peter O'Sullevan
Commentators: Clive Graham
Reporter: Julian Wilson
Reporter: Don Faircloth
Commentator: Norris McWhirter
Commentator: Olga Korbut
Commentator: Ron Pickering
Unknown: Dennis Monger
Unknown: Marathon Bob Duncan
Unknown: Gymnastics Alan Mouncer
Unknown: Paul Lang
Producer: Brian Venner
Editor: Alan Hart

: Who, What or Where?

Introduced by David Jacobs
The topic could be: Dickens.
Do you know enough to wager 50 points on the answer to a question you haven't heard? Who, for example, was Mr Pickwick's manservant?


Presenter: David Jacobs
Director: Patricia Wood
Producer: Cecil Korer

: News

Weatherman Keith Best
Today's Sport


Weatherman: Keith Best

: Wonderful World of Disney: Cristobalito, the Calypso Colt

Puerto Rican orphan Chago is enchanted by the golden Palomino placed in his charge and runs away with the stallion rather than allow it to be destroyed after injury.
The picturesque citadel of El Morro is the scene of a tense game of hide-and-seek with the police before the youngster triumphantly redeems his honour.
A Walt Disney production


Director: Norman Wright
Chago: Roberto Vigoreaux

: Bruce Forsyth and The Generation Game

Starring Bruce Forsyth who says:
"I love this type of show because I literally don't know what is going to happen. It has to be made fun for everybody taking part."
with surprise guest stars
Hostess Anthea Redfern
and family couples from all over the country


Presenter: Bruce Forsyth
Hostess: Anthea Redfern
Orchestra directed by: Ronnie Hazlehurst
Director: Roger Ordish
Producer: Terry Henebery
Producer: James Moir

: It's Lulu

with special guests Dick Emery
David Clayton-Thomas featuring Adrienne Posta with Roger Kitter
Paul Greenwood and Segment
Says Lulu:
Choreographer NIGEL LYTHGOE
Executive producer JOHN AMMONDS Producer VERNON LAWRENCE


Unknown: Dick Emery
Unknown: David Clayton-Thomas
Unknown: Adrienne Posta
Unknown: Roger Kitter
Unknown: Paul Greenwood
Unknown: Nigel Lythgoe
Unknown: Alyn Ainsworth
Script By: Geoff Rowley
Script By: Andy Baker
Unknown: Tony Hare
Unknown: Dick Emery
Unknown: John Warren
Singer: John Singer
Producer: John Ammonds
Producer: Vernon Lawrence

: Men of Action: The Kentuckian

Starring Burt Lancaster
with Dianne Foster, Diana Lynn, John McIntire, Walter Matthau, Donald MacDonald

In the 1820s, Big Eli Wakefield and his son Little Eli decide to leave their home in Kentucky and strike out for the wide open spaces of Texas. But in the town of Prideville, the big backwoodsman finds himself arrested by the local sheriff and thrown into jail.
This Week's Films: page 11


Director: Burt Lancaster
Big Eli: Burt Lancaster
Hannah: Dianne Foster
Susie: Diana Lynn
Zack: John McIntire
Sophie: Una Merkel
Bodine: Walter Matthau
Fletcher: John Carradine
Little Eli: Donald MacDonald
Babson: John Litel
Constable: Rhys Williams

: News

With Peter Woods; Weather


Newsreader: Peter Woods

: Match of the Day

Introduced by Jimmy Hill
Two-match action ... action analysis ... Goal of the Month.
Barry Davies and John Motson are the commentators at two of today's intriguing First Division matches.
Jimmy Hill's illuminating analysis of today's key action.
Goal of the Month: The monthly competition parade of the best goals seen on BBC Television during October. £100 in Premium Bonds for the winner.



Presenter: Jimmy Hill
Commentator: John Motson
Football television presentation: John McGonagle
Football television presentation: John Shrewsbury
Match of the Day presented by: Jonathan Martin
Editor: Sam Leitch

: Parkinson

Conversation, good music, and the occasional surprise, with Michael Parkinson and his guests
Parkinson meets Peter O'Toole: Sunday. 11.10 pm


Presenter: Michael Parkinson
Music: The Harry Stoneham Five
Director: Brian Whitehouse
Producer: Richard Drewett

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