Starring Ethel Merman, Donald O'Connor, Vera-Ellen, George Sanders
Ethel Merman in her famous role as 'the hostess with the mostest on the ball' who becomes the American Ambassador to the mythical kingdom of Lichtenburg.
The second of three musicals featuring the songs of the great Irving Berlin.
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Mrs Sally Adams:
An entertainment for children
with Brian Cant
Derek Griffiths, Toni Arthur, Jonathan Cohen, Spike Heatley, Alan Rushton
People and places - music and tales. Games for indoors and out.
David Holmes reviews week-by-week the moves made by the politicians and examines the part played by government in the lives of us all.
Introduced by Cliff Morgan
Though only the second fixture for both sides, today's match is already spoken of as the Championship decider.
Three weeks ago, on the opening day of the International season, Wales beat England at Twickenham and Scotland demolished France at Murrayfield. Both teams proved, with their depth of preparation and constructive, entertaining play, that they would be front runners for this season's Championship honours.
Commentator at Cardiff Arms Park: Bill McLaren
Writer, collector, museum director.
Even Peggy Guggenheim herself was not sure how to describe a career that began in Paris in the 1920s and continues in Venice today.
Her private collection has been called 'the most important modern art collection outside a museum.' The Palazzo Venia dei Leoni is her home; but it is a home with a Braque and a Picasso in the dining-room, a silver bed made by Alexander Calder and a cellar-full of Jackson Pollocks.
In this film Peggy Guggenheim, now in her 70s, tells her own fascinating story.
Presented for BBC-TV by:
by Heinrich Mann
A second chance to see this dramatisation in six parts by Robert Muller
starring Derek Jacobi
Written in 1914, this prophetic novel is set in Imperial Germany at the end of the 19th century. Diederich Hessling has arrived from a provincial town to study in Berlin.
'Of all those things which make up the Englishness of English art, it's the water-colour painting or drawing which to many English art lovers has seemed to be its most typical creation.'
In the first programme of this new series Basil Taylor describes how the watercolour artists, having won recognition by the forming of a Royal Institution of their own, became part of a mystique which still lingers in the saleroom.
Introduced by Sheridan Morley
The films of the Polish director Roman Polanski, including Macbeth, now showing in London.
What do today's cinemagoers think of Charlie Chaplin's 1936 classic Modern Times? And a look at some silent Charlie Chaplin movies with Philip Jenkinson.
Accompanied by Red Shea, Richard Haynes.
Including: Me and Bobby McGee, Minstrel of the Dawn and Canadian Pacific Trilogy.
Starring John Cassavetes, Sidney Poitier
with Jack Warden, Kathleen Maguire, Ruby Dee.
An army deserter, haunted by memories of a fatal accident, drifts into a job on the New York waterfront. Here, friendship with a fellow worker begins to restore his confidence - until violence suddenly erupts once more.