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: Open University

7.40 Systems Management. 8.5 The Electrical Supply Industry. 8.30 Mendelssohn's Dream. 8.55 Patterning of the Vote. 9.20 Iteration and Convergence.
9.45 A ConBict Brought to Light. 10.10 Aluminium in Lynemouth. 10.35 Dance Without Steps. 11.6 Currents. 11.25 Doctors - Too Few or Too Many? 11.50 Maths: Complex Series. 12.15 The Mannheim Sound. 12.40 Interior Decoration.
1.5 Berlin Siedlungen. 1.30 M101/11 Differentiation.

: Closedown

: Saturday Cinema: That Certain Feeling

starring
Bob Hope
Eva Marie Saint George Sanders Pearl Bailey
Larry Larkin , top comic-strip artist, has been losing his touch because of his obsession with self-publicity. But when the neurotic and unemployed Francis X. Dig-nan is hired to ghost ' the famous man's strip, the sparks begin to fly in this light-hearted comedy.
Bob Hope stars as the cartoonist with a lively inferiority complex.
Screenplay by NORMAN PANAMA , MELVIN FRANK
I. A. L. DIAMOND and WILLIAM ALTMAN
Based on the play The King of Hearts by JEAN KERR and ELEANOR BROOKE Produced and directed by NORMAN PANAMA and MELVIN FRANK Films: page 23

Contributors

Unknown: Bob Hope
Unknown: Eva Marie Saint
Unknown: George Sanders
Unknown: Pearl Bailey
Unknown: Larry Larkin
Unknown: Bob Hope
Unknown: Norman Panama
Unknown: Melvin Frank
Unknown: I. A. L. Diamond
Unknown: William Altman
Unknown: Jean Kerr
Unknown: Eleanor Brooke
Directed By: Norman Panama
Unknown: Melvin Frank
Francis X Dignan: Bob Hope
Dunreath Henry: Eva Marie Saint
Larry Larkin: George Sanders
Gussie: Pearl Bailey
Joe Wickes: David Lewis
Norman Taylor: Jerry Mathers
Himself: Al Capp
Doctor: Herbert Rudley
Senator Winston: Florenz Ames

: The Sky at Night: Voyager to Jupiter

Patrick Moore and Dr Garry Hunt discuss the remarkable pictures of the planet Jupiter and its satellites received from Voyager L
Book: The Sky at Night 6, 15.25, from bookshops

Contributors

Presenter: Patrick Moore
Guest: Dr Garry Hunt

: Network

Tonight from BBC West: Factory and Family
Six hundred people who make steering gear parts at a West Country factory in Clevedon work for one of the world's largest multi-national companies, yet are still encouraged to consider themselves members of one large family.
Today this approach to industrial relations may seem old-fashioned and paternal, but the company has an enviable strike-free record coupled with increased productivity and profits.
Reporter GWYN RICHARDS
Film editor MICHAEL STEVENS Producer DENNIS ADAMS
Series co-ordinator FRANK GILLARD

Contributors

Editor: Michael Stevens
Producer: Dennis Adams
Unknown: Frank Gillard

: Indoors Outdoors

Expert cooking, gardening and do-it-yourself advice plus viewers' tips from ZENA SKIXNER , GEOFFREY SMITH , ROY DAY and VAL HUDSON.
Director PAULA GILDER Producer BRIAN DAVIES
For a free information sheet covering this week's items, send a large sae to: Information Sheet No 12, Indoors Outdoors, BBC Television, London [Postcode removed]. The Good Ideas Book, 11.70, from bookshops

Contributors

Unknown: Zena Skixner
Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Unknown: Val Hudson.
Director: Paula Gilder
Producer: Brian Davies

: Assignment

Where it happens, why it's happening, with BBC correspondents.
Film editing BOB SCHOLES Editor GEORGE WALKER

Contributors

Unknown: Bob Scholes
Editor: George Walker

: News and Sport

Weather

: Grapevine

The Self-help Show
A fortnightly look at community action presented by Ian Breach an Ann Hunter Reclaim The Night
In Britain today women can't walk alone at night without fear. An estimated 11,000 are raped every year-but not just on the streets; many are raped in the ' safety' of their own homes. In a growing number of cities there's someone to turn to - women are organising to give help and advice, like at the Leeds Rape Crisis Centre. They talk to us about what they're trying to do and why. And the Belt & Braces Band add some music. Designed for Living?
It's not just on old dilapidated housing estates that conditions can be unbearable. Even tenants in brand-new homes are suffering from design faults. Thousands are now enduring life in damp, ill-ventilated rooms. We'll be reporting from two estates in Scotland where tenants have formed campaigns to get something done and take on the local authorities.
Produced by the Community Programme Unit

Contributors

Presented By: Ian Breach

: Horizon

Mr Ludwig 's Tropical Dreamland
A private city state the size of Wales has been carved out of the Amazon jungle by American billionaire Daniel K. Ludwig. Against the advice of ecologists and economists, he is planting rice and the biggest man-made forest in the world. Can he succeed against all odds?

Contributors

Unknown: Mr Ludwig
Unknown: Daniel K. Ludwig.

: The Hollywood Greats

Profiles of ten stars from the golden age of Hollywood. Written and presented by Barry Norman 1: Clark Gable with personal comments from
Princess Grace of Monaco, who starred with Gable in Mogambo Dore Schary , former Head of MGM Jean Garceau , Gable's private secretary for 21 years
Howard Hawks, producer/director Virginia Grey, actress and friend
Frank Capra , who directed Gable's Oscar-winning performance in It Happened One Night Adela Rogers St Johns, journalist and friend Robert Wagner , actor
Al Menasco , Gabels best friend
Barry Norman shows graphically that Clark Gable had charisma before they inventedtheword.(Sunday times) Film editor BERT MEADOWS Producer BARRY BROWN

Contributors

Presented By: Barry Norman
Presented By: Clark Gable
Unknown: Mogambo Dore Schary
Unknown: Jean Garceau
Unknown: Frank Capra
Unknown: Robert Wagner
Unknown: Al Menasco
Unknown: Barry Norman
Unknown: Clark Gable
Producer: Barry Brown

: Don McLean and Friends in Concert

with The Jordanaircs and special guest Elkie Brooks
Another chance to see Don McLean - the composer/singer of 'American Pie' and Vincent ' — in his first-ever TV special.
Musical director NORRIE PARAMOR Executive producer JIM DUMIGHAN Director TONY WOLFE
BBC Birmingham.

Contributors

Unknown: Elkie Brooks
Unknown: Don McLean
Producer: Jim Dumighan
Director: Tony Wolfe

: Rugby Special

The Middlesex Sevens and The Snelling Sevens
Introduced by NIGEL STARMER-SMITH At Twickenham, guest sides HEADINGLEY and KELSO join the 14 finalists striving for the Russell-Cargill Trophy. While in Cardiff, BRIDGEND have to contain the strengths of the other principal clubs in Wales to retain the trophy they won last year. Commentators at Twickenham BILL MCLAREN at Cardiff DAVID PARRY-JONES
Directors
JOHNNIE WATHERSTON. DEWI GRIFFITHS Series producer BILL TAYLOR

Contributors

Introduced By: Nigel Starmer-Smith
Unknown: Johnnie Watherston.
Producer: Bill Taylor

: News on 2

Weather

: Midnight Movie: The Hucksters

starring Clark Gable with Deborah Kerr , Sidney Greenstreet Ava Gardner , Adolphe Menjou
The legendary King of Hollywood is irresistible in this entertaining look at the questionable ethics of the American advertising business. As the fast-talking and self-assured Vic Norman , he wins an assignment with a big advertising agency to bolster up an important and difficult account. But his task is complicated by too many yes-men and two beautiful women.
Screenplay by LUTHER DAVIS , adapted by EDWARD CHODOROV and GEORGE WELLS from the novel bv FREDERICK WAKEMAN Produced by ARTHUR HORNBLOW JR Directed by JACK CONWAY

Contributors

Unknown: Clark Gable
Unknown: Deborah Kerr
Unknown: Sidney Greenstreet
Unknown: Ava Gardner
Unknown: Adolphe Menjou
Unknown: Vic Norman
Unknown: Luther Davis
Adapted By: Edward Chodorov
Adapted By: George Wells
Unknown: Frederick Wakeman
Produced By: Arthur Hornblow
Directed By: Jack Conway
Victor Albee Norman: Clark Gable
Kay Dorrance: Deborah Kerr
Evan Llewellyn Evans: Sidney Greenstreet
Mr Kimberly: Adolphe Menjou
Jean Ogilvie: Ava Gardner
Buddy Hare: Keenan Wynn
Dave Lash: Edward Arnold
Valet.: Aubrey Mather








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