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: Conservative Party Conference

The Prime Minister,
Rt Hon Edward Heath , MP addresses the final session of the Conservative Party Conference in Blackpool.
Reporting team Alastair Burnet Robin Day and Alan Watson
12.20* Morning Report A summary of the Conference proceedings
Outside broadcast producer PHILIP S. GILBERT


Unknown: Edward Heath
Unknown: Alastair Burnet
Unknown: Robin Day
Unknown: Alan Watson
Producer: Philip S. Gilbert
Producer: Roger Botton
Editor: Margaret Douglas

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: Open University

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: Saturday Cinema: A Foreign Affair

Jean Arthur
Marlene Dietrich John Lund and Millard Mitchell
When prim and proper Congress-woman Phoebe Frost arrives in Berlin just after World War II, Captain Pringle finds it expedient to engage her in romance rather than allow her to look too closely into other affairs.
This Week's Films: page 11


Unknown: Jean Arthur
Unknown: Marlene Dietrich
Unknown: John Lund
Unknown: Phoebe Frost
Director: Billy Wilder
Phoebe Frost: Jean Arthur
Erika Von Schleutow: Marlene Dietrich
Capt Pringle: John Lund
Colonel Plummer: Millard Mitchell
Hans OttO: Peter von Serneck
Mike: Stanley Pragner
Joe: Bill Murphy

: Film Extra

Sydney Pollack , director of They Shoot Horses, Don'They? and Jeremiah Johnson talks about his career which has also included This Property is Condemned, The Scalphunters, and a new film with Barbra Streisand and Robert Redford, The Way We Were.
Executive producer MIKE FENTIMAN


Unknown: Sydney Pollack
Talks: Jeremiah Johnson
Unknown: Barbra Streisand
Producer: Barry Brown
Producer: Mike Fentiman

: A Bite of the Sea

Narrated by HUGH FALKUS
Beloved by epicures, the oyster is no ordinary shellfish. It also bequeaths pearls to mankind, and a reputation - as an aphrodisiac. Not surprisingly, in many parts of the world there are intensive efforts to farm oysters on a large scale. In France, in the Morbihan district of Brittany, such ventures have been particularly successful.
Written and produced by SUZANNE GIBBS (from Bristol)
(Shortened repeat of a programme first shown in The World About Us)


Produced By: Suzanne Gibbs

: Man Alive

Going to the Dogs
HAROLD WILLIAMSON looks at the world of greyhound racing.


Unknown: Harold Williamson

: Today at the Conference

Reporting team Alastair Burnet Robin Day and Alan Watson with news and analysis of the last day of the Conservative Party Conference at Blackpool.
Outside broadcast producer PHILIP S. GILBERT


Unknown: Alastair Burnet
Unknown: Robin Day
Unknown: Alan Watson
Producer: Philip S. Gilbert
Producer: Colin Martin
Editor: Margaret Douglas

: News and Sport


: Rugby Special

England Under-23 XV v Japan Introduced by Nigel Starmer-Smith
Today at Twickenham young England will have had much to do to contain their exciting visitors. Commentator BILL MCLAREN
Series producer BILL TAYLOR


Introduced By: Nigel Starmer-Smith
Commentator: Bill McLaren
Producer: Bill Taylor

: The Life Game

An exciting new account of evolution in action
Written by NIGEL CALDER Introduced by David Attenborough
Narrated by Frank Windsor
Given the odds, it's remarkable that life exists at all. For more than 3,000-million years, living things have played a game against death. Everything alive today-including ourselves - has won by changing tactics just enough to keep ahead of the game. But what are the rules? The Life Game looks at the family tree of life and goes to eight countries to meet the scientists who are discovering how life began, how it is changing even now and where it is going; from an old German castle where a mathematical game of life is played out, to the mystery of the 500 flies of Hawaii; from the parched shores of Lake Kenya where a skull has been found which may topple our ideas of our origins to a chessboard of future life on which man is no longer a pawn ... but the player.
Assistant producer STUART HARRIS Executive producer ADRIAN MALONE
A BBC co-production with the ABC, BRT KRO, OECA, Studio Hamburg, SR, WNET/13
9.10* - 9.15* Interval
The origin of our speciest pages 74-79. Book The Life Game £2.50: see page 82


Written By: Nigel Calder
Introduced By: David Attenborough
Producer: Stuart Harris
Producer: Adrian Malone

: Jane Eyre

by CHARLOTTE BRONTË: dramatised in five parts by ROBIN CHAPMAN Part 3


Unknown: Robin Chapman

: News on 2


: International Golf

The Final of The 10th Piccadilly World Match Play Championship at Wentworth


Introduced By: Harry Carpenter
Producers: Alan Mouncer
Producers: A. P. Wilkinson

: Midnight Movie: Suspicion

Starring Cary Grant, Joan Fontaine

Sensitive society girl Lina McLaidlaw marries popular man-about-town Johnnie Aysgarth. At first they are happy, but when she discovers he is an embezzler and perhaps a murderer she fears for her own life.
This Week's Films: page 11


Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Johnnie Aysgarth: Gary Grant
Lina: Joan Fontaine
General McLaidlaw: Cedric Hardwicke
Beaky: Nigel Bruce
Mrs McLaidlaw: Dame May Whitty
Mrs Newsham: Isabel Jeans
Ethel: Heather Angel

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