A car for everyone - that is the idea on which the new town of Cumbernauld in Scotland has been built. Five different kinds of road carry 70,000 people between the shops and their homes. There are no speed limits and cars and pedestrians never mix. Has Cumbernauld found the answer to traffic jams in towns all 'Over Britain?'
An on-the-spot enquiry with Michael Frostick and Robin Richards.
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A new series starring the master comedian with the mean streak Jack Benny who this week recalls how he helped 'discover' a stage-struck young man Mr. Philip Silvers who bears an uncanny resemblance to a certain Sergeant Bilko.
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Ludovic Kennedy introduces this weekly programme on the expanding world of leisure.
Only Three Came Back
Written by Adam Clapham.
One hundred years ago the Matterhorn was climbed for the first time. On the descent, four of the seven climbers plunged to their death 4,000 feet below when the rope broke. Dick Graham examines the mystery which surrounded the accident and talks to the relatives of the only British survivor-one of the greatest of the Victorian mountaineers.
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Holidays today are so much a part of life that we take them for granted. But for the miners of Durham 'Gala Day' is a living reminder of the time when holidays had to be fought for.It is a day for washing the coal dust from their throats with as much beer as they can hold, for reviving old memories and reliving old battles. For the young, who have no memories and for whom politics are often a bore, this is a day for making whoopee.
A Mithras Film directed by John Irwin
Writer (Only Three Came Back):
Reporter (Only Three Came Back):
Cameraman (Only Three Came Back):
Sound (Only Three Came Back):
Film editor (Only Three Came Back):
Director (Gala Day):
by Ronald Eyre.
[Starring] Bill Fraser
with Noel Dyson, Reginald Marsh
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Rait, the property developer:
Telfer, his assistant:
Len Short, tv interviewer:
Alfred Charles William Harmsworth, Lord Northcliffe born July 15, 1865 died August 14, 1922
Cecil Harmsworth King, Chairman of the International Publishing Corporation talks about his uncle with Malcolm Muggeridge.
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