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: Open University

7.15 The Spread of Lutheranism

7.40 Conditioning and Learning

8.5 Resources for a City

: Closedown

: Mister Men

Mr Impossible and Mr Small.

: Tabitha

Tabitha's Triangle

: Horseback

Ten programmes about horsemanship. 1: Show Jumping
DAVID viNE with ANN MOORE and Psalm, the horse on which she won an Olympic silver medal.
Recorded at Stoneleigh, Warwicks
Producer JOHN DOBSON. BBC Bristol


Unknown: Ann Moore
Director: Richard Simkin
Producer: John Dobson.

: Lost in Alaska

The feature film starring Abbott and Costello with Mitzi Green
Tom Ewell , Bruce Cabot
When San Francisco firemen George Bell and Tom Watson rescue gold prospector Nugget Joe McDermott from drowning, their troubles really begin. Although he has a two million dollar fortune in gold. Joe has been crossed in love by dance-hall girl Rosette and he's determined to end it all.
Screenplay by MARTIN A. RAGAWAY and LEONARD STERN Produced by HOWARD CHRISTIE Directed by jean YARBROUGH


Unknown: Mitzi Green
Unknown: Tom Ewell
Unknown: Tom Watson
Unknown: Nugget Joe
Unknown: Martin A. Ragaway
Unknown: Leonard Stern
Produced By: Howard Christie
Directed By: Jean Yarbrough
Tom Watson: Bud Abbott
George Bell: Lou Costello
Rosette: Mitzi Green
Nugget Joe: Tom Ewell
Jake Stillman: Bruce Cabot

: Thunder Over the Plains

The feature film starring Randolph Scott
Lex Barker , Phyllis Kirk
At the end of the Civil War, Texan Army Captain David Porter is torn between his duty as a soldier and his instinctive sympathy with his own people.
Screenplay by PUSSEL HUGHES Produced by DAVID WEISBART
Directed by ANDRÉ DE toth. Films: p 15


Unknown: Randolph Scott
Unknown: Lex Barker
Unknown: Phyllis Kirk
Unknown: Captain David Porter
Play By: Pussel Hughes
Produced By: David Weisbart
Capt David Porter: Randolph Scott
Capt Bill Hodges: Lex Barker
Norah: Phyllis Kirk
Ben Westman: Charles McGraw
Lt-Col Chandler: Henry Hull
Standish: Elisha Cook Jr
Balfour: Hugh Sanders
Faraday: Lane Chandler
Conrad: James Brown
Kirby: Fess Parker
Sgt Shaw: Richard Benjamin
Lt Williams: Mark Dana
Henley: Jack Woody
Walter Morgan: Trevor Bardette

: Weather

Michael Fish

: Grandstand

Introduced by Frank Bough
Rugby League from Auckland
New Zealand v Great Britain
The first of three tests in which Great Britain hopes to restore some of the prestige lost during the Australian section of the tour.
Spartakiade 79 from Moscow
Nearly 2,000 competitors from 60 countries are taking part in this sports festival, traditionally held one year before the Olympic games. All Olympic sports are included and Britain's athletes will have a chance to assess the conditions they will encounter next year. RON PICKERING and STUART STOREY report.
1.50; 2.25; 3.0*
Racing from Ascot
2.0 The Jonker Diamond Stakes (Ladies Race. 1m)
2.35 Princess Margaret Stakes (6f)
3.20 King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes (Group 1. lim)
' Racehorse of the Year' Troy, already successful in the English and Irish Sweeps Derby, now takes on older horses, including some of Europe's best, in this prestigious race.
2.5; 3.30*
Show Jumping from Hickstead
The Embassy International Grand Prix
The most successful riders of the whole show compete in the richest Grand Prix ever staged in this country. A total prize money of £9,000 is at stake, a third going to the winner.
2.40; 3.30*
Athletics from Crystal Palace The Sunsilk WAAA Championships
All of Britain's top girls, currently enjoying a highly successful season, have entered, and we can hope for some good performances to take to next weekend's European Cup Finals in Turin. And before today's events, the inauguration ceremony of the Sunsilk Golden Pathway, a permanent tribute to Britain's three Olympic Gold Medal winners of recent years, MARY RAND, MARY PETERS and ANN BRIGHTWELL.
Swimming from Coventry
The Optrex ASA Championships
On this, the last day of the championships, Britain's top swimmers, including SHARRON DAVIES , MARGARET KELLY , DEBBIE RUDD and PHILLIP HUBBLE, compete in six finals, and a number of world-class performances are expected. Commentators ALAN WEEKS and HAMILTON BLAND
5.0* Final Score: including cricket scoreboard and racing results. Today's timetable:
1.5 Rugby League: 111 Spartakiade
1.51 Racing: 2.5 Show Jumping
2.25 Racing: 2.41 Athletics
3.6 Racing; 3.30 Show Jumping/
5.0 Final Score
0 Timings subject to alteration Television presentation:
Show Jumping FRED VINER Athletics JOHN SHREWSBURY Swimming huw JONES
Grandstand studio director JOHN PHILIPS Grandstand producer MARTIN HOPKINS Grandstand editor HAROLD ANDERSON
Reports from the Women's Athletics Championships on Ceciax.


Introduced By: Frank Bough
Unknown: Ron Pickering
Commentators: Peter O'Sullevan
Commentators: Julian Wilson
Commentators: Jimmy Lindley
Commentators: Dorian Williams
Commentators: Raymond Brooks-Ward
Unknown: Mary Peters
Unknown: Ann Brightwell.
Commentators: Ron Pickering
Commentators: Stuart Storey
Unknown: Sharron Davies
Unknown: Margaret Kelly
Unknown: Debbie Rudd
Unknown: Dennis Monger
Unknown: Fred Viner
Editor: Harold Anderson

: News

with Richard Baker ; Weatherman


Unknown: Richard Baker

: The Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew Mysteries

Based on the books by FRANKLIN W. DIXON and CAROLYN KEENE
The Mystery of the Flying Courier
At a discotheque where Joe is singing, he and Frank become dangerously involved with a ruthless group of record pirates. Written by GREGORY S. DINALLO


Unknown: Franklin W. Dixon
Unknown: Carolyn Keene
Written By: Gregory S. Dinallo
Joe Hardy: Shaun Cassidy
Frank Hardy: Parker Stevenson

: Juke Box Jury

With Noel Edmonds who asks... will these new records be a hit or a miss?


Presenter: Noel Edmonds
Devised by: Peter Potter
Designer: Ken Starkey
Director: Bruce Milliard
Producer: Roger Ordish

: Saturday Night at the Movies: Masquerade

starring Cliff Robertson
Jack Hawkins , Marisa Mell desperate to secure vital oil concessions from the Arab state of "amaut, the Foreign Office sends for Colonel Drexel. In this light-hearted thriller his assignment is to abduct a young Arab prince and hold him safely in the vital weeks before his coronation.
Directed by BASIL DEARDEN. Films: p 15


Unknown: Cliff Robertson
Unknown: Jack Hawkins
Unknown: Marisa Mell
Unknown: Michael Relph
Unknown: William Goldman
Produced By: Michael Relph
Directed By: Basil Dearden.
David Frazer: Cliff Robertson
Col Drexel: Jack Hawkins
Sophie: Marisa Mell
Prince Jamil: Christopher Witty
Dunwoody: Bill Fraser
Sarrassin: Michel Piccoli
Paviot: Tutte Lemkow
Benson: Charles Gray
Sir Robert: John Le Mesurier
Ahmed Ben Fa'id: Roger Delgado
Brindle: Jerold Wells
Henrickson: Felix Aylmer

: Seaside Special

Starring Ken Dodd
Recorded in the Seaside Special Big Top from the Pleasure Beach, Blackpool, with guests:
The Brother Lees, Tony Brutus, The Angels and The Diddymen.
Introduced by Peter Powell


Star: Ken Dodd
Presenter: Peter Powell
Performer: The Brother Lees
Singer: Tony Brutus
Performers: The Angels
Performers: The Diddymen
Dancers: Geoff Richer's First Edition
Musicians: Ronnie Hazlehurst And His Orchestra
Choreography: Geoffrey Richer
Singers: Maggie Stredder and Her Singers
Costume Designer: Linda Martin
Lighting: Bert Oaten
Designer: Anna Ridley
Producer: Michael Hurll

: Sword of Justice

A film series starring in Deadly Fashion
Hector's cousin is wantonly wasted by a corrupt cop in the pay of the Organisation. Jack and Hector aim to get the Lieutenant and his syndicate paymaster nicely sewn up for the FBI.
Written by HERMAN GROVES Directed by joe PEVNEY


Written By: Herman Groves
Directed By: Joe Pevney
Jack Cole: Dack Rambo
Hector Ramirez: Bert Rosario
Arthur Woods: Alex Courtney

: News

with Richard Baker ; Weather


Unknown: Richard Baker

: The Voyage of Charles Darwin

A seven-part historical series based on the life of the famous naturalist.
6: ' Suppose that all animals and all plants are represented by the branches of a tree ... the tree of life.'
On the Galapagos Islands, Darwin not only encountered creatures found nowhere else on earth, but also observed subtle differences between the inhabitants of one island and those of another. Here was the clue which led him directly to the theory of natural selection.
Book (same title), £6.75, from bookshops


Script By: Robert Reid
Music By: Wilfred Josephs
Charles Darwin: Malcolm Stoddard
Captain FitzRoy: Andrew Burt
Dr Darwin: Lain Cuthbertson
Josiah Wedgwood: George Cole
Lieut Wickham: David Ashton
Emma Wedgwood: Cherith Mellor
Charles Lyell: Frank Duncan
Professor Henslow: Keith Smith
Lieut Sulivan: Peter Settelen
Covington: Andrew Dunford
Lieut Bynce: Paul Ridley
Catherine Darwin: Jenny Quayle
Vicar: Richard Kay
Mellersh: Oscar Peck

: The Quest

Two brothers search for their long-lost sister held by the Cheyenne starring and Prairie Woman
The Baudines are sure beyond doubt that the man they have run to earth knows where their sister Patricia is - but he is in jail, due to be hanged in the morning, and he won't talk.
Written by EARL w. WALLACE


Directed By: Bernard McEveety
Morgan ' Two Persons ' Baudine: Kurt Russell
Quentin Baudine: Tim Matheson
Tom Kurd: Ty Hardin
Seba Alcott: Laraine Stephens
Pullman: Jim Davis
Elkhorn: Tom Reese
Dub Bailey: Michael Bell
Yoder: Paul Brinegar

: Weatherman

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