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: Open University

11.15 Magnus Magnusson Chairs an Open Forum

12.5 Consumer Decisions - See You Right!


Chairman (Open Forum): Magnus Magnusson

: Closedown

: Saturday Cinema: The Rainbow Jacket

starring Bill Owen
Edward Underdown , Robert Morley and Fella Edmonds
When ex-jockey Sam Lilley meets young Georgie Crain at a race meeting he knows he has found a natural, a boy with that indefinable something that makes a great jockey. Having persuaded Georgie's mother to let him teach the boy to ride, Sam's next problem is finding him a position as apprentice in a racing stable.
Screenplay by T. E. B. CLARKE Produced by MICHAEL RELPH Directed by BASIL DEARDEN
A MICHAEL BALCON production. Films: p 29


Unknown: Bill Owen
Unknown: Edward Underdown
Unknown: Robert Morley
Unknown: Fella Edmonds
Unknown: Sam Lilley
Unknown: Georgie Crain
Unknown: T. E. B. Clarke
Produced By: Michael Relph
Directed By: Basil Dearden
Unknown: Michael Balcon
Lord Logan: Robert Morley
Barbara: Kay Walsh
Tyler: Edward Underdown
Georgie: Fella Edmonds
Sam: Bill Owen
VoSS: Charles Victor
Monica: Honor Blackman
Lord Stoneleigh: Wilfrid Hyde White
Bernie Rudd: Ronald Ward
Travers: Howard Marion Crawford

: Play Away

starring Brian Cant who invites you to join his guests in an entertainment of comedy and music. With Nerys Hughes
Fred Harris and Jonathan Cohen with the Play Away Band
'I want to be a Roller Skater', sung by JULIE COVINGTON
Musical director JONATHAN COHEN Designer ALAN SPALDING Director AVRIL PRICE Producer ANN REAY


Unknown: Brian Cant
Unknown: Nerys Hughes
Unknown: Fred Harris
Unknown: Jonathan Cohen
Sung By: Julie Covington
Director: Jonathan Cohen
Designer: Alan Spalding
Director: Avril Price
Producer: Ann Reay

: Horizon

The Eddystone Lights by ALAN PLATER
Alan Badel as Winstanley Bryan Marshall as Smeaton John Hallam as Rudyerd
The Eddystone Rocks are a notorious death-trap. In 1699 Henry Winstanley , conjurer and theatre-owner, took up the challenge of building a lighthouse.


Unknown: Alan Plater
Unknown: Alan Badel
Unknown: Winstanley Bryan Marshall
Unknown: Smeaton John Hallam
Unknown: Henry Winstanley
Music By: Georges Delerue
Producer: Christopher La Fontaine

: Something Else

A group of people from Belfast between the ages of 16 and 20 produced this month's programme. Music from
Rudi and The Undertones
Films on entertainment in the city, sectarianism, the punk scene in Belfast - plus more from young people who live in a city that you can only know by living there,
Made with the help of the COMMUNITY PROGRAMME UNIT

: Cricket: First Test

Australia v West Indies from Brisbane. Australia, smarting from a heavy defeat by England last winter, and a recent defeat by India, will be at full strength now that World Series cricketers are available for selection and are likely to include Dennis Lillee and Jeff Thomson. The West Indies have Michael Holding, Colin Croft , Andy Rob erts and Joel Garner spearheading one of the most formidable pace attacks in the world.
RICHIE BENAUD introduces highlights of the first day's play where the batsmen on both sides will be under immense pressure.
Television presentation by 9 NETWORK. Australia Producer NICK HUNTER


Unknown: Dennis Lillee
Unknown: Jeff Thomson.
Unknown: Colin Croft
Unknown: Andy Rob
Unknown: Joel Garner
Introduces: Richie Benaud
Producer: Nick Hunter

: A Diary of Britain

A series of 15 programmes 12: Dover Harbour

: News and Sport


: Wiener Blut

(Viennese Blood)
Music by Johann Strauss Libretto by VICTOR LÉON and LEO STEIN starring Rene Kollo and Ingeborg Hallstein
This lavish and colourful new pioduction of one of Strauss most popular operettas was filmed on location in and around Vienna.
Count Zedlau's recent marriage does not prevent him from taking an interest in an attractive ballet dancer, Franzi, nor from pursuing a pretty mannequin called repi.
Unfortunately, he does not know that Pepi is engaged to his valet Josef....
Wilier Blut has all the classic ingredients of Viennese Operetta
- mistaken identities, romantic sub-plots, a completely happy ending and lots of sparkling music including the immortal waltz from which Wiener Blut takes its name.
Introduced for BBC television by NIGEL DOUGLAS
Orchestra conducted by ANTON PAULIK
(Sung in German with sub-titles)
Producer FRITZ BUTTENsrEDi A UNITEI. production preview: page 31


Music By: Johann Strauss
Music By: Leo Stein
Unknown: Rene Kollo
Unknown: Ingeborg Hallstein
Television By: Nigel Douglas
Conducted By: Anton Paulik
Director: Hermann Lanske
Producer: Fritz Buttensredi
Count Zedlau: René Kollo
Countess Zedlau: Ingeborg Hallstein
Franzi: Dagmar Koller
Pepi: Helga Papouschek
Prince Ypsheim: Benno Kusche
Kagler: Fritz Muliab

: Film International: Na'apet

Starring Sos Sarkissian, Sofik Sarkissian
A stranger walks into a small Armenian village and takes possession of an abandoned house.
He speaks to no one. Does nothing.
He is Na'apet, patriarch of a large family massacred by the Turks and his grief surrounds him like a Henrik Malian's poetic and compelling portrait of a man gradually picking up the threads of life after a devastating personal tragedy is painted against the rigors of life in a remote rural community.
Based on the novel by HRATCHIA KOTCHAR
Screenplay written and directed by HENRIK MALIAN
(An Armenian film with English sub-titles)


Unknown: Sos Sarkissian
Unknown: Sofik Sarkissian
Unknown: Henrik Malian
Novel By: Hratchia Kotchar
Directed By: Henrik Malian
Na'aoet: Sos Sarkissian
Nubar: Sofik Sarkissian
Apro: Mher Mkrtachian
Antaram: Galya Novents
Movses: Vruyr Panoyan
Gukass: Gouzh Manukian
Nho: Artashes Gyodakian

: Year of the Child Concert

Recorded highlights from the OXFAM/UNICEF concert in aid of the International Year of the Child 1979 held at the Wembley Arena on 22 November...
Artists appearing include David Essex, Gary Numan, The Real Thing, Sky, Cat Stevens,
Wishbone Ash


Director: Tom Corcoran
Producer: Michael Appleton

: News on 2


: Midnight Movie: The Life of Emile Zola

starring Paul Muni Joseph Schildkraut Gloria Holden
Winner of the Academy Award for the best film of the year, The Life of Emile Zola was undoubtedly
Warner's greatest historical drama. Zola's attempts to free Captain Dreyfus, a Jewish officer wrongly convicted of spying, landed him in court. Tonight's film tells of his long struggle to clear his name.
Screenplay by NORMAN REILLY RAINE. HEINZ "ERALD and GEZA HERCZOG Produced by HAL B. WALLIS Directed by WILLIAM DIETERLE Films: page 29


Unknown: Paul Muni
Unknown: Joseph Schildkraut
Unknown: Gloria Holden
Unknown: Emile Zola
Unknown: Norman Reilly Raine.
Produced By: Hal B. Wallis
Directed By: William Dieterle
Emile Zola: Paul Muni
Captain Alfred Dreyfus: Joseph Schildkraut
Alexandrine Zola: Gloria Holden
Lucie Dreyfus: Gale Sondergaard
Pierre Dreyfus: Dickie Moore
Jeanne Dreyfus: Rolla Gourvitch
Maitre Labori: Donald Crisp
Georges Clemenceau: Grant Mitchell
Major Walsin-Esterhazy: Robert Barrat

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