starring Maureen O'Hara, Peter Lawford, Finlay Currie, Richard Boone
Cattle stampede, snake bite, Indian attack - familiar ingredients of the Western. For Indian, read Aborigine and you have an exciting tale filmed on location in the Australian outback.
Director LEWIS MILESTONE
The power and fascination of gold through the centuries, its significance and value, its beauty and versatility.
A film produced by PETER BUCKNALL and GERALD WEINBREN
Director GERALD WEINBREN
Film of the uproarious balloon race organised in 1965 by the BBC's Travel and Exploration Unit. Ten passenger-carrying balloons took to the air from a field near the Oxfordshire village of Stanton Harcourt and landed in various parts of the Cotswolds.
Written and produced by BRIAN BRANSTON
Beginning a three-week repeat series of distinguished science programmes - followed by The Mind of Man and The Restless Earth.
Leading astronomers in Australia, Britain, Holland, Puerto Rico, and the United States take part in a mammoth examination of the universe we inhabit.
Introduced by Magnus Magnusson and Ian Roxburgh
Never before, in the thousands of years for which men have wondered about the meaning of what goes on in the sky, has there been so dramatic a period of discovery as this. Astronomers have detected events of breathtaking violence which seem to defy the known forces of nature. For the first time astronomers are on the brink of establishing the history and fate of the universe.
Verse spoken by RICHARD BURTON Written by NIGEL CALDER
Executive producer PHILIP DALY (Book £1.25: see page 62)
by H. G. WELLS
A second chance to see this dramatisation in four parts by ALUN RICHARDS
Encouraged by Miss Heydinger, Mr Lewisham was pursuing his ideals when he unexpectedly met Ethel at a seance. He and Ethel found they were still in love and they married. Part 3
Producer MARTIN LISEMORE Director CHRISTOPHER BARRY
from Riches to Rags
The story of Count Leo Tolstoy 's eventful and tragic life - a dramatic journey from the full sensuality of youth to a position of extreme asceticism.
Locations include old St Petersburg, Moscow, Kiev, the Caucasus, and Yasnaya Polyana , Tolstoy's home and estate in the heart of the Russian countryside. The film also contains some unique archive film of his last years ... more poignant than anything any drama department could invent (THE TIMES) Written by THEODORE ROSZAK and JONATHAN STEDALL
Narrator RICHARD HURNDALL Interviews with Malcolm Muggeridge and Theodore Roszak
Film editor JONATHAN gili Producer JONATHAN STEDALL
(The RADIO TIMES ' War and Peace ' special, 84 colour pages for 25p, goes on sale on Thursday 28 September-the day BBC2's 20-part colour dramatisation of Tolstoy's classic begins. Next week's RADIO TIMES includes a colour feature on the making of this TV epic.)
MICHAEL wale introduces the prizewinning BBC entry awarded the first prize and Press prize at the international TV Festival at Knokke, Belgium:
Sha Na Na
A light-hearted look at the Rock and Roll era of the 1950s starring the 12-piece American group SHA NA NA
BRT TV ORCHESTRA conducted by FRANCIS BAY
Design J. ROGER LOWE ProducerMEL CORNISH
Highlights from the Knokke Song Festival introduced by MALCOLM Roberts who brought back the trophy for Britain together with co-stars PENNY LANE and UNION EXPRESS.
Presented in association with the Belgian Television Service
Oscar-winning actor Cliff Robertson talks to MAUREEN BARTLETT in New York about his film career, with extracts from PT 109 (1963); The Best Man (1964); Masquerade (1965); Charly (1968): and his latest film, J. W. Coop (1972).
PHILIP JENKINSON shows several vintage film trailers.
starring Maria Montez with Jon Hall
Peter Coe , Douglass Dumbrille
An innocent band of gypsies including the beautiful Carla is imprisoned by Baron Tovar after the murder of Count Orso, found with an arrow through his heart. But Michael, a young soldier of fortune, has witnessed the killing and knows the real murderer's identity.
Screenplay by JAMES HOGAN
GENE LEWIS and JAMES M. CAIN Director ROY WILLIAM NEILL
(This Week's Films: page 9)