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: Saturday Cinema: Dakota

starring John Wayne Vera Hruba Ralston
Walter Brennan , Ward Bond
Gambler John Devlin elopes with the daughter of a railway magnate and heads west - into conflict with a powerful gang of land-grabbers.
Producer and director JOSEPH KANE This Week's Films: page 9


Unknown: John Wayne
Unknown: Vera Hruba Ralston
Unknown: Walter Brennan
Unknown: John Devlin
Director: Joseph Kane
John Devlin: John Wayne
Sandy VERA: Hruba Ralston
Capt Bounce: Walter Brennan
Jim Bender: Ward Bond
' Jersey ' Thomas: Ona Munson
Marko Poli: Hugo Hass
Bigtree Collins: Mike Mazurki
Mrs: Stoweolive Blakeney

: Tales from Hoffnung

A cartoon film from the drawings Of GERARD HOFFNUNG
The Palm Court Orchestra

: Cricket: Second Test

England v
West Indies
Third day: coverage up to the close of play direct from Edgbaston

: Yesterday's Witness

The Tithe War
' It's " dearly beloved brethren " on Sunday and confiscation of corn stacks on Monday,' warned a farmer's propaganda poster in the early 30s. It was a time when feelings ran high: hundreds of English farms withheld their tithes from the Church and the Law fought back.
In this programme, among those who tell of the battles and why they fought in the front line in East Anglia 40 years ago, ' being as obstructive as we could, within the law ' are:
If any proof were needed of the adage about fact and fiction, it was to be found in The Tithe War (DAILY TELEGRAPH) Narration written by JANET HITCHMAN Producer STEPHEN PEET


Unknown: Mrs Rowland
Unknown: Philip Butler
Narrator: A. G. Mobbs
Written By: Janet Hitchman
Producer: Stephen Peet

: Saturday Request: Soho

A series featuring a selection of BBCtv programmes viewers have particularly asked to see again.
Newspapers call Soho the ' square mile of vice.' Few tourists fail to visit it. Football supporters 'up for t'Cup ' always seem to wind up there - in their cups.
But Soho is being tidied up, threatened with replanning. ' Miss Whiplash ' will have to find new premises - so will some of the restaurants, theatres, strip clubs, discotheques. But still there will be newspapers in 15 languages; cheroots from Burma; samovars from Samarkand. It seems impossible to consider Soho in any other terms than the centre of the British film industry; the home of the London Orchestral Association; the meeting place of artists, sculptors, stunt men, wrestlers - and the stamping ground of Lord Longford's stern-minded committee. Soho is a place of character - full of characters.
FRANK NORMAN wrote a book about it. HAROLD WILLIAMSON, a Tynesider, has come to know and love it. CHARME SQUIRES has always been fascinated by it. Now they have been there together.


Unknown: Frank Norman
Director: Charlie Squires
Editors: Desmond Wilcox
Editors: Bill Morton

: A Pin to See the Peepshow

by F. TENNYSON JESSE dramatised in four parts by ELAINE MORGAN : part 3
Julia has found in her hasty wartime marriage neither love, companionship, nor the romance her temperament craves. Enter Leonard Carr , seven years her junior, on whom she can project the image of a romantic love.


Unknown: F. Tennyson Jesse
Unknown: Elaine Morgan
Unknown: Leonard Carr

: European Heritage

A series of seven films about aspects of their past made by seven European countries.
2: The Discovery of the Alps
This film, made by Swiss Television, examines the changing role of the Alps in the European imagination. From being a barrier between north and south, the Alps became the subject of scientific enquiry and then of Romantic fascination.
Today they attract millions of tourists every year and there is a danger that the requirements of tourism will eventually destroy even the mountains themselves. Commentary spoken by JOHN STOCKBRIDGE


Spoken By: John Stockbridge
Producer: Roy Oppenheim

: Movies through Midnight: Pat and Mike

Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn with Aldo Ray
Mike Conovan, a somewhat shady sports promoter, tries to launch Pat Pemberton as the all-round American woman athlete.
This Week's Films: page 9


Director: George Cukor
Mike Conovan: Spencer Tracy
Pat Pemberton: Katharine Hepburn
Davie Hucko: Aldo Ray
Collier Weld: William Ching
Barney Grau: Sammy White
Spec Cauley: George Mathews
Mr Beminger: Loring Smith
Mrs Beminger: Phyllis Povah

: The Tall Target

Starring Dick Powell with Paula Raymond, Adolphe Menjou, Marshall Thompson
By an ironic quirk of fate a detective called John Kennedy was responsible for discovering a plot to assassinate Abraham Lincoln on his way to Presidential inauguration. This tense thriller - made many years before John F. Kennedy's presidency - tells the story.
This Week's Films: page 9


Director: Anthony Mann
John Kennedy: Dick Powell
Ginny Beaufort: Paula Raymond
Caleb Jeffers: Adolphe Menjou
Lance Beaufort: Marshall Thompson
Rachel: Ruby Dee
Homer Crowley: Will Geer

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