A film in the series produced by the National Broadcasting Company of America and the U.S. Navy, with the assistance of the Admiralty, and using film from both allied and enemy sources.
The story of the greatest combined operation of the war, from the build-up in Britain to the consolidation of the allied bridgehead in Normandy supplied through the famous Mulberry Harbours.
Film introduced by Michael Lewis, Professor of History at the Royal Naval College, Greenwich.
(Previously televised on February 2)
A series of four documentaries written for television by Ted Willis and Caryl Doncaster.
Research for this series was carried out in conjunction with the National Marriage Guidance Council and the Catholic Marriage Advisory Council.
Film sequences directed by:
Historic Houses of England: Luton Hoo, Bedfordshire
Built by Robert Adam in 1763, Luton Hoo contains a collection of art treasures made by Sir Julius Wernher at the beginning of this century, one of the finest private collections in existence. This film introduces you to the house, its surroundings, and the collection itself.
(Previously televised on November 14, 1952)
and at 10.28 app.
(Alexandra Palace only)
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