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: Open University

7.40 Fishing Quotas 8.5 Statistics and Reliability. 8.30 Matters of Interpretation. 8.55 Gospel of Work. S.20 Mechanics -Rotating Frames (2) 9.45 Redlining the City. 10.10 Planning for Disaster.
10.35 Minicomputers for British Rail
11.0 Cratering and Lunar Geology. 11.25 Biological System Respiration. 11.50 Maths Analysis. 12.15 Waiting for Godot.
1.5 The Other Tradition 1.30 Social Consequences of World War 11.

: Closedown

: Saturday Cinema: Hollywood or Bust

starring
Dean Martin , Jerry Lewis with Anita Ekberg
Steve Wiley and Malcolm Smith each win half of the same car in a cinema sweepstake. Steve wants to sell the car to pay off his gambling debts but Malcolm, an ardent film fan, wants to drive to Hollywood to meet Anita Ekberg. Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis were the most popular team in pictures when they made this, one of their craziest comedies.
Screenplay by ERNA LAZARUS Produced bv HAL WALLIS
Directed by FRANK TASHLIN Films; page 31

Contributors

Unknown: Dean Martin
Unknown: Jerry Lewis
Unknown: Anita Ekberg
Unknown: Steve Wiley
Unknown: Malcolm Smith
Unknown: Anita Ekberg.
Unknown: Dean Martin
Unknown: Jerry Lewis
Play By: Erna Lazarus
Unknown: Hal Wallis
Directed By: Frank Tashlin
Steve Wiley: Dean Martln
Malcolm Smith: Jerry Lewis
Terry Roberts: Pat Crowley
'Bookie: Maxie Rosenbloom
Nevins: Willard Waterman
BOSS: Ben Welden
' Mr Bascom': Baron
Anita Ekberg: Herself

: Cricket

The Gillette Cup Final
Northamptonshire v Somerset
Further coverage from Lords including the final stage of cricket's oldest one-day competition.
Commentators richif RENAUD and JIM LAKER
Television presentation
NICK HUNTER and HUW JONES

Contributors

Unknown: Nick Hunter

: The Little Mermaid

RICHARD CHAMBERLAIN narrates this cartoon version of HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN'S poignant fairytate of the mermaid who falls in love with a prince.
Produced by MURRAY SHOSIAK and CHRISTINE LAROCQUE
Directed by PETER SANDER

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Chamberlain
Unknown: Hans Christian
Produced By: Murray Shosiak
Unknown: Christine Larocque
Directed By: Peter Sander

: Tribute to Jean Renoir: The Vanishing Corporal

starring Jean-Pierre Cassell
Claude Brasseur , Claude Rich
More than 20 years after La Grande Illusion caused a furore among Europe's militarists, Jean Renoir made a second anti-war film, carrying his argument still further. Set, like its predecessor. in a prison camp, this film depicts the soldier's death in individual, humanist terms. The hero is not Just against being killed by 'the enemy '-he is also fighting his own side who seem equally bent on his destruction.
Interviewed by the Germans after France's capitulation in 1940, the corporal determines to escape and return to France, with or without the help of his friends. The escape part seems relatively easy - it's the staying free that proves a problem.
Written and directed by JEAN RENOIR

Contributors

Unknown: Jean-Pierre Cassell
Unknown: Claude Brasseur
Unknown: Claude Rich
Unknown: Jean Renoir
Directed By: Jean Renoir
Corporal: Jean-Pirrre Cassell
Pater ;: Claude Brasseur
Ballochet: Claude Rich
German traveller: O E Hasse
Emile: Jean Carmet
Erika: Conny Froboess
Caruso: Mario David
Electrician: Philippe Castelli
Penche-à-Gauche: Jacques Jouanneau
Dupieu: Raymond Jourdan
a woman Prisoner disguised: Sacha Briquet
Prisoner who stammers: Guy Bedos
Railway porter: Lucien Raimbourg

: Jack High

The Kodak
Bowls Tournament from Beach House Park, Worthing
The first programme in this second series featuring eight of the leading flat green bowlers in the world. The players are divided into two groups of four and play on a ' 'round-robin' basis with the top two from each group going through to the semi-finals.
Tonight's match features probably the greatest bowler of all time. the defending Masters champion
David Bryant. His opponent is the man he beat in last year's final, Dick Folkins of the USA Commentators
DAVID VINE and DAVID RIIYS JONES
Producer JOHNNIE WATHERSTON

Contributors

Unknown: David Bryant.
Unknown: Dick Folkins
Producer: Johnnie Watherston

: Richard Strauss Weekend

Sir Georg Solti conducts the Chicago Symphony Orchestra with Lucia Popp (soprano)
Thirty years ago today, the composer Richard Strauss died at the age of 85. To mark the occasion. BBC2 is mounting two special programmes. Tomorrow night sees the British television premiere of The Legend of Joseph, a ballet commissioned from Strauss by Diaghilev. Tonight's concert features three of Strauss's orchestral works. SIR GEORG SOLTI talks about each work, and conducts the CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA in Death and Transfiguration Four Last Songs
(soloist LL'CIA POPP)
Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks Introduced and directed by HUMPHREY BURTON

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Georg Solti
Soprano: Lucia Popp
Unknown: Richard Strauss
Talks: Sir Georg Solti
Directed By: Humphrey Burton

: News on 2

Weather

: Cricket

The Gillette Cup Final
Northamptonshire v Somerset
Today's highlights introduced by PETER WEST from Lord's.

Contributors

Introduced By: Peter West

: Midnight Movie: The Southerner

continues the season of films shown as a tribute to Jean Renoir Tonight starring
Zachary Scott , Betty Field with J. Carrol Naish
Beulah Bondi. Percy Kilbride
Migratory worker Sam Tucker decides to settle down and becomes a tenant farmer in Texas.
This poetic, but realistic, chronicle of a year in the struggle for survival by the Tucker family, against appalling odds. was one of Jean Renoir 's most successful Hollywood films.
Screenplay by JEAN RENOIR based on the novel by GEORGE SESSIONS PERRY
Producers DAVID L. LOEW. ROBERT HAKIM

Contributors

Unknown: Zachary Scott
Unknown: Betty Field
Unknown: J. Carrol Naish
Unknown: Beulah Bondi.
Unknown: Sam Tucker
Unknown: Jean Renoir
Play By: Jean Renoir
Novel By: George Sessions Perry
Producers: David L. Loew.
Producers: Robert Hakim
Sam Tucker: Zachary Scott
Nona Tucker: Betty Field
Devers: J Carrol Naish
Granny: Beulah Bondi
Daisy: Jean Vanderwilt
Jot: Jay Gilpin
Harmie: Percy Kilbride
Ma: Blanche Yurka
Tim: Charles Kemper
Finley: Norman Lloyd
Doctor: Jack Norworth
Bartender: Nestor Paiva
Lizzie: Estelle Taylor
Becky: Noreen Roth
Party girl: Dorothy Granger








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