Starring Derek Bond, Rona Anderson with James Robertson Justice, Barbara Murray, Leslie Dwyer
Comedy and romance are the key-notes of this lively British film about an Oxford undergraduate - a budding poet and rowing Blue - who takes over a run-down Tudor inn. Complications develop when a priceless Elizabethan relic is discovered on the premises.
(Philip Jenkinson: page 11)
Based on the novel by:
A grand tour of some of the world's outstanding zoos with Anthony Smith
In the last few years zoos have had to satisfy the needs of a more demanding, a more discerning, and an ever-increasing public.
How do the great zoos of the world meet this challenge? In this series of eight programmes Anthony Smith travels more than 20,000 miles in Europe and America to find out their answers. Tonight's programme comes from San Diego, which even the world's zoo directors call 'the world's greatest zoo.' But what makes it great? Making a good zoo is not just a matter of dollars or taking advantage of the all-the-year-round Californian climate. A good zoo has to be carefully planned, with the needs of the public and the animals constantly in mind.
Nearly three million people visit San Diego every year. They come to see animals - some of which they are unlikely to see in captivity anywhere else in the world - superbly displayed.
Tonight's edition in James Cameron's own series of documentary films is a report on Kenya.
'Seventeen years ago I was in court at Kapenguria when we sent him into prison and exile. Then I knew that he was bound to be the boss one day: that is how things happen.'
James Cameron examines the impact of Jomo Kenyatta on the first African Colony with a settled white society ever to be made free. He finds in Kenya paradox, optimism, irony, tension, and extraordinary beauty.
Independence can work if...
(Kenya - from Mau Mau to tribal unity: page 6)
The third of seven programmes in which Summer Review offers a repeat of the best work done in Review during the past season.
The Three Girls by Cesare Pavese
Cesare Pavese was one of Italy's finest modern writers, whose work often dealt with the disappointments of love. Review went to Italy to film this adaptation of one of his best stories in the village where he himself was brought up. Nicoletta Rangoni-Machiavelli as Lidia, Marino Mase as Nanni, and Milly as Signora Ugolina
Judi Dench reads poems by Sylvia Plath
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In the first of three programmes from his own garden in Shropshire Percy Thrower deals with rock, alpine, and waterside plants, and with hardy fuchsias.
by Robert Lamb
with Sydney Tafler as Hans, Irene Prador as Liesel, John Woodvine as Schweiler
A Jewish couple wait for a German Appeal Court to hear their claim for compensation for their suffering and loss of property at the hands of the Nazis. To them the case is straightforward and just, until an official raises certain doubts...
"'Reparation' was a typical example of the economic use of this very varied selection of short dramas" (Daily Express)
"...it was a vivid little play which created much dramatic energy out of its central idea" (Daily Mail)
"...the author, Robert Lamb, had packed into 30 minutes an extraordinarily comprehensive debate" (Sunday Telegraph)
"'Reparation' managed to say a great deal within its short span" (Sunday Observer)
Starring Val Doonican
with special guests Harry Secombe, Roy Castle, Basil Brush
The Gillian Lynne Dancers
The Adam Singers
Directed by Cliff Adams
The Gillian Lynne
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Starring Anthony Quinn, Yoko Tani
An Eskimo from the Canadian Far North, who has journeyed south to sell fox furs, unintentionally kills a friendly missionary.
Anthony Quinn gives a remarkable performance as the Eskimo, Inuk, in this film based on Hans Ruesch's novel Top of the World.
(Philip Jenkinson: page 11)
Based on the novel "Top of the World" by: