The story of Pearl Harbour, beginning with the detailed preparations by the Japanese, and leading up to the victory which they achieved by their surprise attack on the American naval base on December 7, 1941.
The film introduced by Michael Lewis, Professor of History at the Royal Naval College, Greenwich.
(Previously televised on Nov. 3, 1952)
Olive Shapley talks about more books she has chosen.
Jungle Cowboy: 1
A true adventure story told by Ross Salmon.
How Science has Grown
A visit to the Royal Institution where, before an audience of L.C.C. schoolchildren, F. Sherwood Taylor, Director of the Science Museum, is giving a special television lecture with experiments selected from his series of six Christmas lectures.
Storyteller (Jungle Cowboy):
Presenter (How Science Has Grown):
Presented for television by (How Science Has Grown):
A play by A. A. Milne.
The action of the play takes place in Noah's house.
The Bible tells us of the command to Noah 'Make thee an ark', but we are not told how Noah's family received the news that there would be a flood which would drown the whole world. Did they really believe in Noah's prophetic dream? How was the ark to be built? Who would called the animals together and make sure that only two of each were taken on board? How was Noah's wife to tackle the problem of providing a year's supply of food for all the animals and the family? This gentle comedy shows Noah and his wife with their three sons and daughters-in-law as people who, with all-too-human frailty, do their best to interpret and carry out the command. (Mary Maxted)
Television Newsreel's review of the past year.
(Previously televised on December 31)
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