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: The Saturday Western: A Day of Fury

starring Dale Rabertson
Mara Corday , Jock Mahoncy
Jagade, one of the last of the professional gunfighters, cannot accept that his days of earning big money are over. He rides into a small, peaceful town whose Marshal, Burnett, owes his life to the gun-fighter, who is the kind of man to take advantage of the debt.
Director HARMON JONES Films: page 8


Unknown: Dale Rabertson
Unknown: Mara Corday
Unknown: Jock Mahoncy
Jagade: Dale Robertson
Sharman: Mara Corday
Alan Burnett: Jock Mahoney
Judge McLean: Carl Benton Reld
Billy Brand: Jan Merlin
Preacher Jason: John Dehner
Mayor Alston: Layton Lummis
Beemans: Sydney Mason
Miss Timmons: Dee Carroll
Marie: Sheila Bromley
Charlie: Harry Tyler
Mrs McLcan: Helen Kleeb

: Chico and the Man

starring Jack Albertson as Ed and Freddie Prinze as Chico The Doctor Story
Trying to cajole, bully or trick Ed into seeing a doctor about his painful arm may be fractionally less difficult than moving a mountain. But there's not much in it.


Unknown: Jack Albertson
Unknown: Freddie Prinze

: Play Away

An entertainment
> for children starring
Brian Cant with Toni Arthur
Chloe Ashcroft , David Wood
Jonathan Cohen , Spike Heatley Alan Rushton , Bob Falloon
Brian and company play away with music, songs, puzzles and comedy.
Play Away. a BBC record of songs, jokes and games from the programme, No RBT 19, available from record shops, price 99p


Unknown: Brian Cant
Unknown: Toni Arthur
Unknown: Chloe Ashcroft
Unknown: David Wood
Unknown: Jonathan Cohen
Unknown: Spike Heatley
Unknown: Alan Rushton
Unknown: Bob Falloon
Director: Jonathan Cohen
Designer: Tom Yardley Jones
Director: Peter Charlton

: Westminster

A closer look at the politicians, tactics and progress of Parliament. Presented by PETER HILL


Presented By: Peter Hill
Editor: Michael Payne

: Open Door

The Pre-School Playgroups Association

: Rugby Special

Cardiff v The Australians
The Australians play the second match of their tour at the National Stadium, Cardiff, against a strong home side captained by GERALD DAVIES. Cardiff must be looked on as one of the strongest club sides the Australians will meet and victory today for the tourists will do much for their confidence when they later play the more exacting representative fixtures.
Series producer BILL TAYLOR


Unknown: Gerald Davies.
Commentator: Nigel Starmer-Smith
Director: Dewi Griffiths
Producer: Bill Taylor

: News and Sport


: That Monday Morning Feeling: 1: The Bailiffs

with Harold Williamson
What makes people do the job they do? A series of three programmes about the chronic housing shortage.
Two bailiffs, Roger Mann and Peter Yeo, deliver notices of distress to people who fall behind with their rents. If you haven't paid the rent in five days, furniture will be removed and auctioned. They are hard men who take a hard line, and regard the human race cynically. "I've been offered money, sex - from men and women. I turn them down. There's a job to be done no matter what, I'm afraid."
Producer Ivor Dunkerton


Presenter: Harold Williamson Interviewee: Roger Mann
Interviewee: Peter Yeo
Producer: Ivor Dunkerton

: 2nd House

Introduced by Melvyn Bragg Dory Previn
In this very personal film portrait, DORY PREVIN, singer/ songwriter, talks to HARLEY coKLiss about her life, especially as it is reflected in her songs.
The film features 11 of her best songs including: ' 'Atlantis,' Esther's First Communion,' ' Mary C. Brown and the Hollywood Sign,' ' Did Jesus Have a Baby Sister? ' -recorded at a concert she gave earlier this year at Chapman College in Orange, California.
2nd House had repeatedly invited Dory Previn to appear here but she never managed the trip. She hates travelling and refuses to fly. So we flew to Southern California.
Accompanying musicians
Assistant editor TONY CASH Editor BILL MORTON


Introduced By: Melvyn Bragg
Introduced By: Dory Previn
Unknown: Mary C. Brown
Unknown: Dory Previn
Unknown: Peter Jameson.
Editor: Charles Chabot
Editor: Bill Morton

: Second City Firsts

A series of new plays from Birmingham.
Hull Truck in The Writing on the Wall, devised and directed by Mike Bradwell

Rosie lectures at the Poly, Suki runs a boutique and John rarely does anything. They all live together, and for visitors like Kevin, they can be terrifying.


Designer: Ian Ashurst
Producer: Tara Prem
Director: Mike Bradwell
Deviser: Mike Bradwell
Suki: Cass Patton
John: Alan Hulse
Rosie: Rachel Bell
Kevin: Joseph Peters

: The First Picture Show

A series presenting some of the best new films made by young film-makers at art colleges, film schools and polytechnics throughout Britain. Including:
Sleight of Hand: a film by DAVID WHEATLEY in which a sculptor and a carpenter play cinematic conjuring tricks on one another.
Buzz Off: a cartoon by HENRY LUTMAN about the life and death of a fly, seen from the perspective of the fly itself.
Voyelles: a film by ANDREW PID-DlNGTON, based on a poem by Rimbaud, uses an impressionistic collage of photographs, music, sound effects, original graphics and images from old movies to evoke the mind and imagination of the visionary French poet. Introduced by Gavin Millar film critic of The Listener


Unknown: David Wheatley
Unknown: Henry Lutman
Introduced By: Gavin Millar

: Open Door

People Make Television Tonight:
So You Think It's a Free Country
Wrongful arrest, refusal of bail, conspiracy, discovering your address is on a secret credit black-list. Problems like these are the daily concern of the National Council for Civil Liberties.
'It's easy enough to turn a blind eye when somebody else's rights are infringed. You never forget when it happens to you.'
Made by NCCL in co-operation with the BBC Community Programme Unit

: News on 2


: Midnight Movie: Circus of Horrors

starring Anion Diffring
Erika Remborg, Yvonne Monlaur with Donald Pleasence
Jane Hylton, Kenneth Griffith
Dr Rossiter, a brilliant plastic surgeon, miscalculates a delicate operation, and flees to France where he acquires a new face and identity as Dr Bernard Schuler. He buys a derelict circus and staffs it with wanted criminals whose faces he has altered.
Director SYDNEY HAYERS. Films: page 8


Unknown: Erika Remborg
Unknown: Yvonne Monlaur
Unknown: Donald Pleasence
Unknown: Jane Hylton
Unknown: Kenneth Griffith
Unknown: Dr Bernard Schuler.
Director: Sydney Hayers.
Dr Schuler: Anton Diffring
EliSSa: Erika Remberg
Nicole: Yvonne Monlaur
Vanet: Donald Pleasence
Angela: Jane Hylton
Martin: Kenneth Griffith
Insp Arthur Ames: Conrad Phillips
Supt Andrews: Jack Gwillim
Magda: Vanda Hudson
Melina: Yvonne Romain
Evelyn Morley: Colette Wilde
Dr Morley: William Mervyn
Edward Finsbury: John Merivale
Insp Knopf: Peter Swanwick
Nicole: (as a child) Carlachalloner

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