formally opens The new Terminal Buildings at London Airport.
Scenes taken during the production of Sir Laurence Olivier's new film, "Richard III".
Commentary is given by Norman Wooland.
(By arrangement with London Film Productions, Ltd.)
Renata Bogdanska and Clifton Helliwell in a programme of songs and music.
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
(A BBC Telefilm)
Script and Music:
The story of how a film location is chosen and how the rehearsing and shooting eventually take place.
King's Cross, London, is the location of Alec Guinness's new film The Lady Killers, from which some finished scenes are also shown in this film programme.
Narration by Alexander Mackendrick who also directed the picture.
Sir Michael Balcon speaks a postscript.
(By arrangement with Ealing Studios and the J. Arthur Rank Organisation, Ltd.)
Berkeley Smith interviews John Paddy Carstairs, one of Britain's leading directors of film comedies, with illustrations from The Chiltern Hundreds, Top of the Form, Trouble in Store, Dancing with Crime and his latest film Jumping for Joy.
(By arrangement with the J. Arthur Rank Organisation Ltd., and Renown Picture Corporation)
Jingle Bells with Shirley Abicair
Outside it is snowing hard but inside the fire burns brightly. Shirley invites a few young friends in for some Christmas songs.
Children of China
Dennis Matthews shows you some of the lovely things that are made by the people of China.
For Older Children: The Friday Western - The Flying Arrow
A rancher is found shot dead by an arrow. Charlie Melton, known to be an expert with the bow, is accused of the murder, but disappears before he can be brought to court. A second man is killed in the same way. In despair the townsfolk call in the Range Rider and Dick West to investigate. After some exciting detective work the friends track down the killers.
Singer (Jingle Bells):
Presented by (Jingle Bells):
Presenter (Children of China):
People, events, comments of today introduced by Geoffrey Johnson Smith.
Wilfred Pickles invites you to Ask Pickles for the things you would like to see on your television screen.
Special investigators: Pauline and Larry Forrester
Every fortnight, in a topic of her choice, Jeanne Heal talks with visitors to the studio.
introduced by The Gaunt Brothers.
with Ken Frith, Grace O'Connor, Norman George and Dennis Newey, The Three Skylarks and Tony Brent.
Musical accompaniment by the Jimmy Leach Dixieland Band.
The Jimmy Leach Dixieland
A Friday-evening date for enthusiasts, bringing them news, views, and expert information on their particular subject.
Presented by BBC Television Outside Broadcasts Department
Introduced by Raymond Baxter with Jock Millett and Barrie Edgar.
At the Drill Hall of the 263 Regiment R.A. (T.A.) by permission of the Commanding Officer, Lt.-Col. A. F. A. Smith M.C, R.A. (T.A.)
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People who make the news face questions from the people who write the news.
[Starring] George Burns and Gracie Allen
George and his friends plan to have a good time while Gracie is away visiting her mother. Things don't turn out quite as they had hoped.
A preview of some of your programmes for tomorrow and Sunday.
Followed by The Weather and Close Down