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: Olympic Breakfast Time

Frank Bough introduces your breakfast-time look at the overnight action from the Olympic Games. Gold medals were won in: Athletics
Men's 20km walk; Women's Shot Put Three-Day Event
Show-jumping phase concluding the event
• FEATURE: page 4
Women's Individual Overall Cycling Sprint
Team Pursuit Points Race Fencing
Women's Individual Foil Swimming
Women's 200m Individual Medley Men's 200m Butterfly
Women's 800m Freestyle Men's 100m Backstroke
Women's 4 x 100m Medley Shooting
Men's Air Rifle Wrestling
Greco-Roman Bantamweight, Lightweight, Middleweight, Heavyweight Plus all the important news and action from the athletics qualifying rounds and semi-finals, including the men's 100m, 800m, 400m and 400m hurdles and women's 800m.
Olympic Action Summary
David Icke at 7.5, 8.5, 8.50 News
Andrew Harvey at 7.0, 8.0, 8.55 Weather
Francis Wilson at 6.58, 7.58, 8.58


Introduces: Frank Bough
Unknown: David Icke
Unknown: Andrew Harvey
Unknown: Francis Wilson

: The Saturday Picture Show

Mark Curry is your host in the Picture Show control room for another selection of cartoons, competitions and pop videos.
Star guest is Ruth Madoc
There's a special report on what's new in snacks, a look at BMX bikes and a pop-in visit from Captain Sensible.
Producers TONY HARRISON , DIANE CAMPBELL Executive producer DAVID BROWN BBC Manchester


Unknown: Mark Curry
Unknown: Ruth Madoc
Producers: Tony Harrison
Producers: Diane Campbell
Producer: David Brown

: Arizona Legion

A Western adventure starring George O'Brien , Chill
Wills Whiskey Joe , leader of the ruthless Dutton gang, is the most feared man in Arizona, robbing stagecoaches and killing anyone in his way. When the county court fails to bring him to justice, it's up to Boone Yeager and his 'Arizona Rangers', an undercover group appointed by the Governor, to rid the land of this menace....
Screenplay by OLIVER DRAKE
From a story by BERNARD MCCONVILLE Produced by BERT gilroy Directed by DAVID HOWARD Films: page 12


Unknown: George O'Brien
Leader: Wills Whiskey Joe
Unknown: Boone Yeager
Unknown: Oliver Drake
Story By: Bernard McConville
Produced By: Bert Gilroy
Directed By: David Howard
Boone Yeager: George O'Brien
Letty Meade: Laraine Johnson
Lt Ives: Carlyne Moore Jr
Whopper Hatch: Chill Wills
Judge Meade: Edward Le Saint
Whiskey Joe: Harry Cording
Commander Teagle: Tom Chatterton
Dutton: William Royle
Kirby: Glenn Strange
Dawson: Monty Montague
Dakota: Joe Rickson
Tucson Jones: Bobby Burns

: Grandstand

See panel including at 1.0 pm News Summary

: News

with Jan Leeming ; Weatherman


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: The Saturday Film: Earthbound

Burl Ives , Joseph Campanella
The small town of Gold Rush, California, is going about its business when a family of four from a distant galaxy land after their spacecraft has been damaged. The town is in panic and only old Ned Anderson and his grandson Tommy will help the aliens to hide from the law. Soon the strange family begins to adjust to life on earth, using their extraordinary powers to astound the locals ...
Written and produced by MICHAEL FISHER Directed by JAMES L. CONWAY. Films: p 12 (First showing on British television)


Unknown: Burl Ives
Unknown: Joseph Campanella
Unknown: Ned Anderson
Produced By: Michael Fisher
Directed By: James L. Conway.
Ned Anderson: Burl Ives
Zef: Christopher Connelly
Lara: Meredith MacRae
Conrad: Joseph Campanella
Sheriff DeRita: John Schuck
Dalem: Marc Gilpin
Tommy: Todd Porter
Teva: Elissa Leeds
Willy: Peter Isackson
Madden: Joey Forman
Deputy Sweeny: Stuart Pankin

: The Main Attraction

The very best in sparkling Saturday-night entertainment. Tonight, from the world of laughter, special guest stars
Tom O'Connor and Keith Harris Young comedy star Brian Conley
The stylish humour of Roy Walker
From the world of music, Cockney favourites Chas & Dave
West End and Broadway star Liz Robertson
From America, singing star Patti Austin and the vocal talents of Stutz Bear Cats
Choreography by LUD ROMANO
Executive producer STEWART MORRIS Producer STANLEY APPEL


Unknown: Tom O'Connor
Unknown: Keith Harris
Unknown: Brian Conley
Unknown: Roy Walker
Unknown: Liz Robertson
Unknown: Patti Austin
Choreography By: Lud Romano
Choreography By: John Coleman
Unknown: Fred Wright
Designer: Kenneth Sharp
Producer: Stewart Morris
Producer: Stanley Appel

: Dynasty

The Vote
Blake's blocking tactics can no longer delay the inevitable when the board comes to discuss the merger. Kirby discovers Jeff and Fallon enjoying a nostalgic moment while Steven plans a solitary future. Alexis has reason to thank heaven for little girls ...


Written By: Edward Deblasio
Directed By: Glynn Turman
Blake Carrington: John Forsythe
Krystle: Linda Evans
Fallon: Pamela Sue Martin
Jeff: John James
Alexis: Joan Collins
Adam: Gordon Thomson
Joseph: Lee Bergere
Kirby: Kathleen Beller
Mark: Geoffrey Scott
Steven: Jack Coleman

: News and Sport

with Jan Leeming ; Weatherman


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: A Town Like Alice

by NEVIL SHUTE starring
2: Having learnt that Joe Harman survived his terrible ordeal in Malaya, Jean sets off for Alice Springs to find him. Meanwhile, Joe has arrived in London to discover that Jean is 'travelling in the East'...
Directed by DAVID STEVENS (Part 3 on Monday at 9.25pm)
* Subtitles on Ceefax page 170


Unknown: Nevil Shute
Unknown: Joe Harman
Written By: Rosemary Anne Sisson
Produced By: Henry Crawford
Directed By: David Stevens
Jean Paget: Helen Morse
Joe Harman: Bryan Brown
Noel Strachan: Gordon Jackson
Mrs O'Connor: Maggie Dence
Rose Sawyer: Lorna Lesley
Al Burns: Maurie Fields
Annie: Arkie Whiteley
Pete Fletcher: Tim McKenzie
Tim Whelan: Steve Bisley
Mrs Driver: Lois Ramsay
Mrs Duveen: Isobel Kirk
Bourneville: Tommy Lewis
Art Foster: Sydney Heylan
TAA pilot: Peter Kowitz
Beechcraft pilot: Ross Thompson
Dragon pilot: Robert Noble
Police sergeant: Ed Turley
Flying doctor: Peter Paulsen
Aggie Topp: Anne Haddy

: * am Olympic Grandstand

Featuring live athletics from the Los Angeles Olympic Stadium, swimming finals, and gymnastics finals.
Introduced by Desmond Lynam
Athletics Finals
Men's Triple Jump (at 2.0 am)
KEITH CONNOR , the European and Commonwealth champion, will be anxious to produce his true form after failing to reach the final in the Helsinki World Championships.
World record: J. de Oliveira (Bra) 17.89m 1975
Olympic record: V. Saneyev (USSR) 17.39m 1968
Olympic champion: J. Uudmae (USSR)
Men's 100m (at 3.10)
Can the phenomenal American, CARL LEWIS , prove himself the fastest man at the Games, in this first leg of his challenge to emulate Jesse Owens , who won four athletics gold medals in Berlin in 1936? World record: C. Smith (USA) 9.93 1983
Olympic record: J. Hines (USA) 9.95 1968 Olympic champion: A. Wells (GB)
Women's Heptathlon (at 3.30)
New Olympic event. The final three events of the two-day competition - long jump, javelin and 800m- decide the medals.
World record: S. Paetz (GDR) 6867 pts 1984
Also in tonight's session:
Women's 100m: second round Men's 100m: semi-finals
Women's 800m: semi-finals
Men's 800m: second round-the British trio of Coe, Ovett and Elliott aim for the semi-finals
Men's 400m Hurdles: semi-finals Commentators DAVID COLEMAN
Swimming Finals
The last session of finals from the Olympic pool with commentators ALAN WEEKS and HAMILTON BLAND
Men's 200m Individual Medley Re-instated Olympic event
World record: A. Baumann (Can) 2:02.25 1982
Olympic record: G. Larsson (Swe) 2:07.17 1972
Women's 200m Butterfly
World record: M. Meagher (USA) 2:05.96 1981
Olympic champion and record holder: I. Geissler (GDR) 2:10.44 1980
Men's 1500m Freestyle
World record: V. Salnikov (USSR) 14:54.76 1983
Olympic champion and record holder: V. Salnikov (USSR) 14:58.27 1980
Women's 200m Backstroke
World record: C. Sirch (GDR) 2:09.91 1982 Olympic champion and record holder: R. Reinisch (GDR) 2:11.77 1980
Men's 4 x 100m Medley Relay
World record: USA 3:40.42 1983
Olympic record: USA 3:42.22 1976 Olympic champions: Australia
Gymnastics Finals
RON PICKERING is in the Pauley Pavilion for the six Men's Apparatus finals:
Floor Exercises Pommel Horse Rings Vault
Parallel Bars
Horizontal Bar
The Soviet gymnasts are missing, but the Chinese, who excelled in last year's World Championships, will provide massive competition for the Japanese. Boxing
More qualifying bouts from the Los Angeles Sports Arena.
News - Action - Results from tonight's other Olympic competition including basketball, handball, hockey, judo, rowing, volleyball and weightlifting.


Introduced By: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Keith Connor
Unknown: Carl Lewis
Unknown: Jesse Owens
Unknown: C. Smith
Unknown: J. Hines
Unknown: A. Wells
Commentators: David Coleman
Unknown: Stuart Storey
Unknown: A. Baumann
Unknown: G. Larsson
Unknown: M. Meagher
Unknown: I. Geissler
Unknown: V. Salnikov
Unknown: R. Reinisch
Unknown: Ron Pickering
Commentator: Harry Carpenter

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