Story: Gran's Weatherspread Written by CATHY SQUIRES Presenters
Carol Chell , Lionel Morton
with main points sub-titled for the hard-of-hearing; Weather on 2
The British Première of a Czech film based on the famous HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN story.
Out of the simple fairy-tale of the little mermaid who fell in love with an earthly prince, and sold her lovely voice in order to become a human, the Prague Studios made a sumptuous colour production full of music and dancing, exquisite scenery, artists, and fast-moving direction by a prize-winning master of his craft. The undersea-kingdom alone is a dream to behold ...
Directed by KAREL KACHYNA Screen play by ota hofman "
English version produced by LOUIS ELMAN DE LANE LEA, LONDON. Films: pages 17-18
King of the Seas:
The American composer-pianist appears for the first time in concert at The Royal Albert Hall , London, with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra leader BARRY GRIFFITHS
Marvin Hamlisch introduces and performs many of the compositions for which he has achieved international acclaim, and includes music from A Chorus Line, The Way We Were, The Spy Who Loved Me and The Sting. Guests:
Diane Langton Marie Santell
Assistant conductor DON PIPPIN Lighting TOMMY THOMAS Sound CHRIS HOLCOMBE
Production STEWART MORRIS
The Eiheiji Temple has been the headquarters of the Soto sect of Zen Buddhism for more than seven centuries. Here, faithful to the Temple's traditions, 150 young novice monks submit themselves to a rigorous daily routine of austerities.
This film, made by Japanese Television, won the Prix d'Italia for the best documentary programme of 1977. Narrator JOHN WESTBROOK
Script by TREVOR LEGGETT Produced by KOYOSHI FUJII An NHK production
Every summer musicians and fans converge on the lakeside town of Montreux for the International
Music Festival to see and hear the most famous names in jazz ...
Count Basie Ella Fitzgerald Benny Carter
Dizzy Gillespie Milt Jackson
... just a few of the musicians who, for two weeks, thrilled packed audiences in the Casino. Introduced by Humphrey Lyttelton
Presented by DON SAYER
Count Basie Ella
MARIUS GORING reads
How I Brought the Good News from Aix to Ghent (or vice versa) by R. J. YEATMAN and w. c. SALLAR