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: Open University

6.40 Psychology. 7.5 Ethology. 7.10 North Sea Case Study.

: Closedown

: Play School

Story: The Jug by JOANNE COLE Presenters
Carol Chell , Fred Harris


Unknown: Joanne Cole
Unknown: Carol Chell
Unknown: Fred Harris

: Closedown

: Bob Hope in The Princess and the Pirate

A special Bank Holiday comedy double-bill featuring one of the world's most popular entertainers. Also starring
Virginia Mayo, Walter Brennan Victor McLaglen , Walter Slezak
The famous comedian sails a farcical Spanish Main in this comedy extravaganza of bloodthirsty buccaneers, fancy thugs and a fair princess in distress - proving to the assorted villains that the gag is mightier than the sword.
Directed by DAVID BUTLER. Films: page 17 and at 4.20
The Paleface also starring Jane Russell
Bob Hope at his funniest - as a dentist - way out West. Jane Russell is a sharp-shooting Calamity Jane and the pair of them get involved in some hilarious and hair-raising adventures.
Screenplay EDMUND HARTMAN , FRANK TASHLIN Directed by NORMAN Z. MCLEOD. Films: pl7


Unknown: Walter Brennan
Unknown: Victor McLaglen
Unknown: Walter Slezak
Unknown: Don Hartman
Unknown: Everett Freeman
Produced By: Samuel Goldwyn
Directed By: David Butler.
Unknown: Jane Russell
Unknown: Bob Hope
Unknown: West. Jane Russell
Unknown: Edmund Hartman
Unknown: Frank Tashlin
Directed By: Norman Z. McLeod.
Sylvester: Bob Hope
Margaret: Virginia Mayo
Featherhead: Walter Brennan
La Roche: Walter Slezak
The Hook: Victor McLaglen
Pedro: Marc Lawrence
Proprietor: Hugo Haas
Landlady: Maude Eburne
Don Jose: Adia Kuznetzoff
Mr Pelly: Brandon Hurst
'Painless Peter Potter: Bob Hope
Calamity Jane: Jane Russell
Terris: Robert Armstrong
Pepper: Iris Adrian
Jasper Martin: Jack Searl
Indian Scout: Joseph Vitale

: The Musical Medicine Show

Professor Butler's Cure for the Blues featuring the music of Chucklefoot Serena Lyn , fire-eater Strang. the strong man the magic of Trevor Lewis and Eddie Jackson


Unknown: Chucklefoot Serena Lyn
Unknown: Trevor Lewis
Unknown: Eddie Jackson
Unknown: Sound Frank Prendergast
Designer: Gerald Murphy
Producer: Jack Williams

: Pick of The Philpott File: South Africa Faces Television: The Black Future

A film report by Trevor Philpott
The blacks of South Africa have been promised their own television service to be run by blacks for blacks - but not until 1980.
This film was shot entirely in Soweto, the largest of the black townships. It looks at the way the blacks there entertain themselves, at the kind of black talent hidden in the township's streets, and shows the sort of programmes that they would like to see when they get their own television channel.
This is a film which now stands in the nature of a historical document. The Philpott File team spent two months in Soweto before the riots of January 1976 which altered the political spirit of that troubled township beyond recall.


Presenter/Writer/Producer: Trevor Philpott

: The Mid-Evening News

including a news summary with sub-titles for the hard-of-hearing. followed by Weather

: The Half-Million Pound Magic Carpet

A tale of courage, ingenuity and talent in the face of everything a hostile fate can throw at an enterprise.
In the same hangar which housed the ill-fated R101-Britain's last attempt to lead the world in airship technology - a small team of young men have battled to build the airship of the future. For the last 18 months this film has followed their fortunes.
For Roger Munk , the designer, what started as the chance to fulfil a dream turned into a struggle against pressures of time, money - and the pitfalls of an all-or-nothing risk.
Written and narrated by HAROLD WILLIAMSON
Film cameraman
MICHAEL FOX Film editor


Unknown: Roger Munk
Unknown: Edward Roberts

: The Waltons

Spring Fever
Ben and Jim-Bob become rivals and their enmity leads to blows, but for Grandpa Miss Marie Bald-win is a more serious problem.
Based on EARL HAMNER jr's auto-biographical novel Spencer's Mountain Written by ROD PETERSON and CLAIRE WHITAKER
Directed by richard CHAFFEE


Written By: Rod Peterson
Unknown: Claire Whitaker
Directed By: Richard Chaffee
Olivia Walton: Michael Learned
John Walton: Ralph Waite
Grandpa: Will Geer
Mary Ellen: Judy Norton-Taylor
Jason: Jon Walmsley
Erin: Mary Elizabeth McDonough
Ben: Eric Scott
Jim-Bob: David W Harper
Elizabeth: Kami Cotler

: Joe Ely Sings Country

Fast becoming an international ambassador for Texan music, tonight Joe Ely shows his country-rock and honky-tonk styles to an audience of United States air-men and their families at the Phantom Club of RAF Bentwaters.
Director RICK GARDNER Producer Douglas HESPE


Unknown: Joe Ely
Director: Rick Gardner

: Best of Brass

Gerald Harrison introduces the BBC2 Brass Band knock-out competition.
Programme 6: Second Semi-final Two Northern bands The Ever Ready Band the Northern Champions conducted by TREVOR WARMSLEY who battle it out for a place in the final, and a chance to win £ 1,000 against
The Hammond Sauce Works Band from Bradford conducted by GEOFFREY WITHAM with guest supporters
Jim Wilson and Barney Colehan Whilst the judges
Lt-Col Trevor L. Sharp , mvo, OBE Bill Relton deliberate
Peter Skellern accompanied by The Grimethorpe Colliery Band conductor ANDREW PRYCE JACKMAN adds a touch of piano.
Production assistant SIMON BETTS Producer KEN GRIFFIN
(Peter Skellern and the GTimethorpe Collieru Band are in Skellern on Thursday, BBC1 at 10.20)


Introduces: Gerald Harrison
Conducted By: Trevor Warmsley
Conducted By: Geoffrey Witham
Unknown: Jim Wilson
Unknown: Lt-Col Trevor L. Sharp
Unknown: Peter Skellern
Conductor: Andrew Pryce Jackman
Unknown: John Allinson
Designer: Tom Yardley
Unknown: Simon Betts
Producer: Ken Griffin
Unknown: Peter Skellern

: Circuit Eleven Miami

Law-breakers, law-enforcers, lawyers, the law - in 13 frank documentary films set in Florida, USA, where, for one experimental year, the State opened up its court-rooms to the camera.
1: Murder in the First Degree Part 1
Henry Peelle (86) is found sadistically slain in his bedroom overlooking Miami Beach. In six weeks Thomas Perri is arrested. But the case against Perri can only stick because his accomplice Stephen Weiss is a ' snitch' - he's turned State's evidence. Weiss's testimony can send Perri to the chair - now a stark reality since John Spenkelink was electrocuted in May this year. Film cameras are in court as the shadow of death hangs over Perri, and his Defence bends every rule of procedure to needle Weiss and discredit his evidence with accusations of deviant sexual practices. Walter Merricks adds an English lawyer's point of view.
Film cameraman COLIN DEERAN Film recordist JOHN PRITCHARD Film editor JOHN BARNES Research mo LOWYER executive producer ROGER MILLS
(Part 2 tomorrow at 10.20 pm)


Unknown: Thomas Perri
Unknown: Stephen Weiss
Unknown: John Spenkelink
Unknown: Walter Merricks
Unknown: Colin Deeran
Unknown: John Pritchard

: Return Call to Brass Tacks: You Can't Eat the Scenery

The experts have had their say. Now Eric Robson reports what the Brass Tacks audience has been saying about the future of Britain's hill farms.
BBC Manchester


Presenter: Eric Robson
Research: Judy Hill
Director: George Green
Producer: Brian Gibson

: Late News


: Closedown

Georgine Anderson
reads The Reading Lesson by RICHARD MURPHY


Unknown: Georgine Anderson
Unknown: Richard Murphy

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