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: Open University

7.40 The Early Industrial Town. 8.5 Work Study at Hoover Ltd. 8.30 A Golden Age of Work. 8.55 Production Systems. 9.28 Maths: Generalised Integration. 9.45 Simulation Models. 16.19 Things Present - Times Past, 10.35 Transformer Core Materials.

: Interval

: Liberal Party Assembly 1978

Live coverage from the final session of the Liberal Party Assembly in Southport. Reporting team Robin Day, David Dimbleby
11.15 Speech by The Rt Hon David Steel , MP Leader of the Liberal Party


Unknown: David Dimbleby
Unknown: David Steel

: Open University

12.40 Three Families: Jerusalem. 1.5 Music - Formal Analysis. 1.30 Waltham Forest: A Rejecting Society. 1.55 Fast Reactor Fuel Reprocessing. 2.28 Colour Television (2). 2.45 Circadian Rhythms (1). 3.16 James Bond (7).


Unknown: James Bond

: Closedown

: Saturday Cinema: The Phantom Tollbooth

A full-length cartoon feature
A bored small boy called Milo is visited by a magic telephone kiosk which offers to show him lands far beyond his wildest dreams. So Milo sets off in his toy car to visit such strange places as the Kingdom of Wisdom and the Doldrums. But his adventures have only just begun ... and the voices of MEL BLANC, LEWS BUTLER
Directors CHUCK JONES and ABE LEVITOW Films: page 12


Unknown: Lews Butler
Unknown: Pattie Gilbert
Unknown: Cliff Norton
Unknown: Larry Thor
Directors: Chuck Jones
Milo: Butch Patrick

: Horizon

One Small Step
This film charts the story of the race to the moon, from the first bleeps of Sputnik to the ' giant leap for mankind' as Neil Arm strong stepped on to the moon, watched live by 600 million viewers around the world. A story of excitement, tragedy and ultimate victory for the Americans.
Written and produced for WGBH Boston by GRAHAM CHEDD
Adapted for Horizon by SARAH CARR


Unknown: Neil Arm
Unknown: Sarah Carr
Editor: Simon Campbell-Jones

: Play Sport

DAVID VINE begins a series on ten popular sports rarely seen on TV. 1: Trampolining with ROB WALKER, national coach, British Trampoline Federation.
Directed by JOHN RICKWORD Produced by JOHN DOBSON BBC Bristol


Coach: Rob Walker
Directed By: John Rickword
Produced By: John Dobson

: News and Sport


: The Sixth Leeds International Piano Competition

The Finals
The second of two concerts televised live from Leeds Town Hall in which the six finalists compete for one of the most important awards in the world of music.
Each finalist plays a complete concerto with orchestra. Last night the first three played; tonight the last three. BBC2 returns to Leeds at 10.45 for the announcement of the winners. The Jury, presided over by Lord Boyle of Handsworth, includes such famous personalities as Artur Balsam , Louis Kentner ,
Nikita Magaloff , Phyllis Sellick , Rosalyn Tureck and the very first winner (in 1963), Michael Roll. BBC commentators
BERNARD KEEFFE and DAVID WILDE Introduced by HUMPHREY BURTON Competition Chairman Fanny Waterman
Vice-chairman Marlon Thorpe Gabrieli String Quartet leader KENNETH SILLITO
BBC Northern Symphony Orchestra leader DENNIS SIMONS conducted by Norman Del Mar
The 1978 Leeds Piano Competition is presented in association with Harveys of Bristol.
Assistant producer ROY TIPPING Directed by RODNEY GREENBERG
Executive producer KENNETH CORDEN


Unknown: Artur Balsam
Unknown: Louis Kentner
Unknown: Nikita Magaloff
Unknown: Phyllis Sellick
Unknown: Rosalyn Tureck
Unknown: Michael Roll.
Introduced By: Humphrey Burton
Unknown: Fanny Waterman
Unknown: Marlon Thorpe
Leader: Kenneth Sillito
Leader: Dennis Simons
Conducted By: Norman Del Mar
Directed By: Rodney Greenberg
Producer: Kenneth Corden

: Francois Truffaut Season: Jules et Jim

starring Jeanne Moreau
Oskar Werner , Henri Serre
Truffaut's third and most famous film was an instant popular success: the audience stood and cheered for 15 minutes at its premiere. Set against a magical re-creation of the period before and after the First World War, it is a three-cornered story of love and friendship. *
. Films: page 12


Unknown: Jeanne Moreau
Unknown: Oskar Werner
Unknown: Henri Serre
Cathérine: Jeanne Moreau
Jules: Oskar Werner
Jim: Henri Serre
Therese: Marie Dubois
Gilberte: Vanna Urbino
Sabine: Sabine Haudepin
Albert: Boris Bassiak

: The Sixth Leeds International Piano Competition

First prize is £2,000 and the Princess Mary Gold Medal. But the real prize is fame and fortune, and, like Michael Roll , all the previous winners of the competition have gone on to become internationally famous artists - Rafael Orozco , Radu Lupu , Murray Perahia and Dmitri Alexeev.


Unknown: Michael Roll
Artists: Rafael Orozco
Artists: Radu Lupu
Artists: Murray Perahia
Artists: Dmitri Alexeev.

: News on 2


: International Tennis: The Davis Cup: Great Britain v Czechoslovakia

David Vine introduces highlights of the doubles and discusses the match with Dan Maskell


Presenter: David VineAnalysis: Dan Maskell

: Midnight Movie: The Breaking Point

John Garfield , Patricia Neal
Charterboat operator Harry Mor gan runs into trouble when he takes a customer on a trip to Mexico and is left stranded with no money. Desperate, he is forced to accept a shady offer to smuggle eight Chinese into the USA.
Based on a story by ERNEST HEMINGWAY Directed by MICHAEL CURTIZ
. Films: page 12


Unknown: John Garfield
Unknown: Patricia Neal
Unknown: Harry Mor
Story By: Ernest Hemingway
Directed By: Michael Curtiz
Harry Morgan: John Garfield
Leona Charles: Patricia Neal
Lucy Morgan: Phyllis Thaxter
Wesley Park: Juano Hernandez
Duncan: Wallace Ford
Rogers: Edmon Ryan
Hannagan: Ralph Dumke
Danny: Guy Thomajan
Concho: William Campbell
Amelia: Sherry Jackson
Connie: Donna Jo Boyce

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