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: Saturday Cinema: Young Mr Lincoln

Henry Fonda , Alice Brady
Marjorie Weaver , Arleen Whelan The early days of Abraham Lin coln as a struggling attorney in Illinois. Taking on the apparently hopeless defence in a murder case, he electrifies the court with dramatic evidence and brilliant cross-examination - and reveals more than a glimpse of the great man to be.
Director JOHN FORD


Unknown: Henry Fonda
Unknown: Alice Brady
Unknown: Marjorie Weaver
Unknown: Arleen Whelan
Unknown: Abraham Lin
Director: John Ford
Abraham Lincoln: Henry Fonda
Abigail Clay: Alice Brady
Mary Todd: Marjorie Weaver
Hannah Clay: Arleen Whelan
Efe: Eddie Collins
Ann Rutledge: Pauline Moore
Matt Clay: Richard Cromwell
John Felder: Donald Meek
Carrie Sue: Dorris Bowdon
Adam Clay: Eddie Quillan
Judge Bell: Spencer Charters
Palmer Cass: Ward Bond
Stephen Douglas: Milburn Stone
Sheriff Billings: Cliff Clark
Juror: Robert Lowery

: Play Away

An entertainment for children with Brian Cant, Lionel Morton, Carol Chell,
Toni Arthur, Jonathan Cohen, Spike Heatley, Alan Rushton
Today Brian crosses the Channel for a day trip to France.
BBC Record No RBT 19. with songs and games from "Play Away", is now available from all record shops, price 95p. "The Bold Bad Bus", a book of rhyming stories from "Play Away": £1.60


Presenter: Brian Cant
Presenter: Lionel Morton
Presenter: Carol Chell
Presenter: Toni Arthur
Musician: Jonathan Cohen
Musician: Spike Heatley
Musician: Alan Rushton
Script contributor: Malcolm Carrick
Script contributor: John Skinner
Director: Michael Grafton-Robinson
Producer: Ann Reay

: The Very Idea!

Four creative thinkers tackle problems - and come up with new and sometimes surprising solutions ... This week: A new look at shopping — how would you make it easier, quicker, more enjoyable or ... ? Judging the ideas:
Edward de Bono and Professor
Eric Laithwaite Solving the problems:
Bill Tidy, Cartoonist of the Year Eric Ash , electronic engineer Tony Bradshaw , botanist and the humorist-writer Paul Jennings


Unknown: Edward de Bono
Unknown: Eric Laithwaite
Unknown: Eric Ash
Unknown: Tony Bradshaw
Unknown: Paul Jennings
Director: Terry Long
Producer: Graham Massey

: Saturday Request: Steens Mountain

A wildlife Western: the story of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon.
Narrated and produced by BARRY PAINE Executive producer CHRISTOPHER PARSONS (Bristol): first shown in The World About Us


Produced By: Barry Paine
Producer: Christopher Parsons

: Man Alive

For the Love of Triumph

: News and Sport


: Rugby Special

Introduced by Nigel Starmer-Smith
A Scottish League Match
This season Scotland have introduced a League system involving relegation and promotion. Today's match features two Clubs, from the First Division, in contention to become the first-ever official national champions.
Commentator BILL MCLAREN
Series producer BILL TAYLOR


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

: What's My Line?

Chairman David Jacobs Panel: Isobel Barnett Kenneth Williams William Franklyn and Nanette Newman and a guest celebrity


Unknown: David Jacobs
Unknown: Isobel Barnett
Unknown: Kenneth Williams
Unknown: William Franklyn
Unknown: Nanette Newman
Unknown: Mark Goodson
Unknown: Bill Todman
Director: Michael Goodwin
Producer: Ernest Maxin

: The Pallisers

based on the novels of ANTHONY TROLLOPE written for television in 26 parts by SIMON RAVEN : starring
Susan Hampshire , Philip Latham Plantagenet is now Chancellor of the Exchequer and Glencora busies herself as a political hostess. Phineas, rejected by Laura, prepares for his first speech in the House of Commons.
Part 8
The Pallisers RADIO TIMES SPECIAL, an 84-page colour guide, is on sale at newsagents: price 30p


Unknown: Simon Raven
Unknown: Susan Hampshire
Unknown: Philip Latham
Editor: Lennox Phillips
Designers: Raymond Cusick
Designers: Richard McManan Smith
Producer: Martin Lisemore
Director: Hugh David
Mr Monk: Bryan Pringle
Phineas Finn: Donal McCann
Robert Kennedy: Derek Godfrey
Mr Turnbull: Edward Burnham
Barrington Erle: Moray Watson
Laura Kennedy: Anna Massey
Violet Effingham: Mel Martin
Lawrence Fitzgibbon: Neil Stacy
Mme Max Goesler: Barbara Murray
Dolly Longstaffe: Donald Pickering
Glencora: Susan Hampshire
Plantagenet: Philip Latham
Mr Clarkson: Sidney Bromley
Mrs Bunce: Brenda Cowling
Mr Bunce: Haydn Jones
Collingwood: Maurice Quick
Lord Chiltern: John Hallam
Farmer: Lee Fox
Lord Brentford: Lockwood West
Mr Mildmay: Norman Shelley
Policeman: Arnold Peters
Police Sergeant: Edwin Richfield
Quintus Slide: Clifford Rose

: The Top

A cartoon film

: The Andersonville Trial

by SAUL LEVITT : starring
In 1865, at the end of the American Civil War, Henry Wirz is on trial for causing the death of 15,000 Unionist prisoners in the Confederate prison camp in Andersonville, Georgia.
Art director JAN SCOTT
Technical director GORDON BAIRD
Associate producer MORRIS CHAPNICK Producer LEWIS FREEDMAN Director GEORGE c. scott
A Hollywood Television Theatre production from KCET. Los Angeles


Unknown: Saul Levitt
Unknown: Henry Wirz
Director: Jan Scott
Director: Gordon Baird
Producer: Morris Chapnick
Producer: Lewis Freedman
Director: George C. Scott
Henry Wirz: Richard Basehart
Dr John Bates: Buddy Ebsen
Gen Wallace: Cameron Mitchell
Col Chipman: William Shatner
Otis Baker: Jack Cassidy
Major Hosmer: Wright King
Capt Williams: Martin Sheen
Dr Ford: Whit Bissell
Col Chandler: Harry Townes
Ambrose Spencer: John Anderson
Jasper Culver: Lou Frizzell
James Davidson: Michael Burns
James Gray: Albert Salmi
Louis Schade: Woodrow Parfrey
First Guard: Nino Candido
Court clerk: Ray Stricklyn
Second Guard: Dallas McKennok
The Lieutenant: William Bryant
Court reporter: Robert Easton
Sketch artist: Richard Miller
The Board of Military Judges:: Philip Bourneuf
The Board of Military Judges:: Bert Freed
The Board of Military Judges:: Alan Hale
The Board of Military Judges:: Ian Wolfe
The Board of Military Judges:: Charles McGraw
The Board of Military Judges:: Ford Rainey
The Board of Military Judges:: Ken Tobey

: News on 2


: Midnight Movie: Live Now - Pay Later

starring Ian Hendry, June Ritchie, John Gregson
A fast-moving and light-hearted satire featuring Ian Hendry in his first major screen role as the unscrupulous young salesman who believes in financial, moral and sexual hire-purchase. A born salesman, dedicated to the art of taking the waiting out of wanting, he finds that his debts have a habit of catching him up at the worst possible moment.
Hard-luck Story: pages 6 and 7 This Week's Films: page 9


Screenplay: Jack Trevor Story
Based on the novel by: Jack Lindsay
Producer: Jack Hanbury
Director: Jay Lewis
Albert: Ian Hendry
Treasure: June Ritchie
Callendar: John Gregson
Joyce Corby: Liz Fraser
Reggie Corby: Geoffrey Keen
Grace: Jeannette Sterke
Fred: Peter Butterworth
Solly Cowell: Harold Berens
Hetty: Thelma Ruby

: Closedown

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