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: Newsreels

(Previously televised on Monday and Tuesday)

: Building in Stone

This film shows some of the many stages in the preparation of Portland stone for building purposes.

: American News Magazine

A film showing the City of Boston, a self-service laundry and roller skating.
(to 16.20)

: Children's Television

Prudence Kitten
with Annette Mills (who writes the songs).

Children's Newsreel

The Adventures of Mr. and Mrs. Mumbo
Drawn by Reginald Jeffryes.

(to 17.40)


Presenter/songwriter (Prudence Kitten): Annette Mills
Designs (Prudence Kitten): George Fry
Illustrator (The Adventures of Mr. and Mrs. Mumbo): Reginald Jeffryes

: Horse of the Year Show, 1952: The Dick Turpin Stakes

The final of this British Show Jumping Association jumping competition for registered Grade 'A' horses.
From Harringay Arena, London


Commentator: Bill Allenby
Commentator: Peter Dimmock

: Newsreel

: My Wife Jacqueline: 5: The Landed Proprietor

by A.P. Dearsley.
[Starring] Joy Shelton and Leslie Phillips


Writer: A.P. Dearsley
Music composed and directed by: Nat Temple
Decor: John Clements
Producer: Dicky Leeman
Tom Bridger: Leslie Phillips
Jacqueline: Joy Shelton
Peggy de Varney: Delphi Lawrence
Keith Appleyard: Desmond Llewelyn
Gwendoline: Virginia Carol

: Current Release

A fortnightly review of films.
Introduced by John Fitzgerald.
The programme includes scenes from 'Meet Me Tonight', a J. Arthur Rank Organisation release; 'Lure of the Wilderness', a Twentieth Century-Fox production; 'The Marrying Kind', a Columbia picture; 'The Sound Barrier', a David Lean production; 'Where's Charley?', a Warner Brothers picture.
In the studio David Lean, director of 'The Sound Barrier' discusses aspects of filmmaking with illustrations from some of his memorable pictures.


Presenter: John Fitzgerald
Guest: David Lean
Presented by: W. Farquharson-Small

: International Boxing

The Britannia Shield Competition at the Empire Pool Arena, Wembley.
Viewers are invited to watch some of the events in this competition in which serving members of the armed forces of four countries are competing.
See 'Talk of the Week'


Commentator: Eamonn Andrews
Commentator: Harry Carpenter

: Weather Forecast and News

(sound only)

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

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