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: The Saturday Musical: Li'l Abner

The wacky and wonderful comic strip world created by Al Capp starring
Peter Palmer , Leslie Parrish Stubby Kaye , Howard St John Julie Newmar , Stella Stevens
The first in a series of Saturday afternoon musicals.
Director MELVIN FRANK
This Week's Films: page 11

Contributors

Unknown: Al Capp
Unknown: Peter Palmer
Unknown: Leslie Parrish
Unknown: Stubby Kaye
Unknown: Howard St John
Unknown: Julie Newmar
Unknown: Stella Stevens
Li'l Abner: Peter Palmer
Daisy Mae: Leslie Parrish
Marryin' Sam: Stubby Kaye
Gen Bullmoose: Howard St John
Stupefyin' Jones: Julie Newmar
Appassionata von Climax: Stella Stevens
Earthquake McGoon: Bern Hoffman
Mammy Yokum: B!ll!e Hayes
Pappy Yokum: Joe E Marks
Romeo Scragg: Robert Strauss
Sen Jack S Phogbound: Ted Thurston
Evil Eye Fleagle: Al Nesor
Available Jones: William Lanteau
Moonbeam McSwine: Carmen Alvarez

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: Man Alive

Heads They Win, Tails You Lose

: Look, Stranger

The Glass Animal Man
BILL AXCELL can slice a window-pane, melt it in a flame, and twirl it into a dragon, or a daffodil or a carousel.
As a child he was hopelessly clumsy but glass, to his amazement, in his hands becomes a thing of magic.
Executive producer JENNIFER JEREMY Director SANDRA WAINWRIGHT

Contributors

Unknown: Bill Axcell
Producer: Jennifer Jeremy
Director: Sandra Wainwright

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Weather

: Rugby Special

The Hawick Sevens Introduced by NIGEL STARMER-SMITH
Leading Scottish clubs, with the guest side Loughborough Colleges, battle it out on a knock-out basis to find the 1974 champions.
Director ALAN MOUNCER
Series producer bill TAYLOR'

Contributors

Introduced By: Nigel Starmer-Smith

: What's My Line?

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

Contributors

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

: The Pallisers

based on the novels of ANTHONY TROLLOPE written for television in 26 parts by SIM0N RAVEN: starring
Susan Hampshire , Philip Latham and Roland Culver as The Duke of Omnium
The Eustace Diamonds have been stolen and Lizzie has told Lord George the truth. Lord Fawn has walked out on Lizzie and transferred his attentions to Marie. Part 14
For cast see Thursday at 8.30 pm
The Pallisers RADIO TIMES SPECIAL. an 84-page colour guide, is on sale at newsagents: price 30p

Contributors

Unknown: Susan Hampshire
Unknown: Philip Latham
Unknown: Roland Culver

: 2nd House

Introduced by Melvyn Bragg Country Music
CHARLIE GILLETT presents highlights from this year's Sixth International Festival of Country Music at Wembley - including a performance by TAMMY WYNETTE
- and talks about the origins of country music with BARRY RICHARDSON (vocalist with the group Bees Make Honey). Plus scenes from Red, White and Blue Grass, a film made by the outstanding American photographer ELLIOTT ERWITT about the communities of the deep South, where country music is a family tradition.
Byron's Letters
Yesterday was the 150th anniversary of the death of the poet Lord Byron. Lady Caroline Lamb described him as ' Mad, bad and dangerous to know.'
MELVYN BRAGG talks about the Byron legend to one of his biographers, DORIS LANGLEY MOORE , and MIDGE MACKENZIE , the film director.
JEREMY BRETT reads extracts from Byron's letters and poems.
The New Review
IAN HAMLTON is the founder of one of the most controversial poetry magazines of the 60s, The Review. This month he launches The New Review.
2nd House looks at the birth of a new literary magazine with the help of A. ALVAREZ , ROBERT LOWELL , GEORGE STEINER and others. The film is narrated by MARK BOXER , the cartoonist, who has a long experience of magazine journalism.
Vortex
In 1914, for a few brief years, England was in the vanguard of European art. Painter and novelist Wyndham Lewis collected a group of fiery young artists in a studio in Great Ormond Street , and together they created a powerful abstract style to reflect the dynamism of the new century. This month the Hayward Gallery celebrates the work of these ' Vorticists ' with a retrospective exhibition.
Producers TONY CASH. KARL FRANCIS Assistant editor TONY STAVEACRE Editor BILL MORTON
More highlights from the Up Country Festival: Wednesday at 7 35 pm BBC2. Byron - The Years of Exile: Tuesday at
8.30 pm Radio 4 Inot Wales)

Contributors

Talks: Melvyn Bragg
Unknown: Doris Langley Moore
Unknown: Midge MacKenzie
Unknown: Jeremy Brett
Unknown: Ian Hamlton
Unknown: A. Alvarez
Unknown: Robert Lowell
Unknown: George Steiner
Unknown: Mark Boxer
Unknown: Wyndham Lewis
Unknown: Ormond Street
Unknown: Karl Francis

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: The Best of Wheelbase

1964-1974
Ten Years of Television Motoring Introduced by CLIFF MICHELMORE : from the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu
Over the past decade few things have changed more than the motor car. In 1964 London had its first parking meters, British Minis won the Monte Carlo Rally, and lawyer Ralph Nader started his car safety campaign against Detroit. In this petrol crisis year of 1974, the Greater London Council is pulling down parking meters, British Leyland is out of motor sport, and drivers the world over worry more about mileage than padded steering wheels.
Enjoy again in retrospect the outstanding motoring events of the past ten years as seen through the eyes of Wheelbase.
Director PETER CI.EAVER Producer TONY SALMON Editor Brian ROBINS

Contributors

Introduced By: Cliff Michelmore
Unknown: Ralph Nader
Editor: Brian Robins

: Midnight Movie: The Woman for Joe

starring
Diane Cilento , George Baker
' The World's Smallest Man,' on show at a travelling fair, falls in love with a young barmaid -and sets in motion a train of events that ends in tragedy.
Director GEORGE MORE O'FERRALL This Week's Films: page 11

Contributors

Unknown: Diane Cilento
Unknown: George Baker
Mary: Diane Cilento
Joe Harrap: George Baker
George Wilson: Jimmy Karoubi
Max: David Kossoff

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