The Toilet of Venus by Velazquez, better known as the Rokeby Venus , is at first sight the most simple and obvious of paintings, on closer investigation it proves to be full of puzzling mysteries. Those who observe Venus in this film include an anatomist, a suffragette, the managing director of the Playboy Club, an art critic, an artist, the Keeper of the National Gallery; and people living in the Yorkshire hamlet from which she gets her name.
Editor MARTIN CRUMP
Written and produced by LORNA PEGRAM
Items of interest, information and investigation for collectors. This week's subjects include:
The Most Incredible Dolls' House in the World
ARTHUR NEGUS talking about
Antique Woods and their Origins Some viewers' questions answered by JAMES NORBURY
Introduced by HUGH SCULLY
Directors ROBIN DRAKE , PAUL SMITH
Producer JOHN KING (from Bristol)
Joan Crawford , Michael Wilding with Gig Young , Marjorie Rambeau
A temperamental musical-comedy star comes to realise that love is more important than the insincere adulation she has grown used to in show-business.
Director CHARLES WALTERS
(This Week's Films: page 9)
Gene, dance director:
Monty Rolfe e:
Singer at party:
ALBERT LAMORISSE 'S breathtaking bird's-eye view of Europe's most beautiful city.
Lamorisse transformed aerial photography from a technique into an art and his two films on Paris-the other, Versailles, will be shown tomorrow evening-represent the peak of his achievement.
Photographer GUY TABARY
Writer and director ALBERT LAMORISSE
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