by J. G. Ballard.
Dramatised by Stanley Miller.
A second showing of strange stories from the world of science fiction.
Starring Donald Houston, Noel Johnson, John Abineri, Robert James and James Hunter
Title music composed and conducted by:
Written by Richard Hough, Michael Frostick and Brian Robins.
Four weekly Wheelbase programmes looking back over eighty years of international motoring.
William Morris pioneered mass production in Britain in the 1920s. In tonight's programme Sir Miles Thomas takes a new look at the life of the Oxford cycle-shopkeeper who became Lord Nuffield, millionaire and philanthropist.
In America in the 1920s Henry Ford was making the model 'T' by the million; Campbell, Eyston, and Seagrave were breaking the land speed record; and Mary Pickford and Al Capone had the most extravagant cars in the world.
(Next Friday: Part 3 - Sliding roof Â£5 extra (1930-39))
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