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: Open University

640 Colour TV: 2. 7.5 Shapes in Atoms.
7.30 Maths - Chebyshev Polynomials.


Unknown: Chebyshev Polynomials.

: Closedown

: Play School

Story: Maisie Blundell's Bus by JUDY WHITFIELD
Presenters Floella Benjamin Christopher Bramwell


Unknown: Judy Whitfield
Presenters: Floella Benjamin
Presenters: Christopher Bramwell

: Closedown

: Holiday Matinee: Operation Pacific

starring John Wayne with Patricia Neal
Ward Bond , Philip Carey
John Wayne takes on the Japanese Navy as ' Duke ' Gifford of the US submarine Thunderfish on patrol in the Pacific during World War II. Returning to base he meets again his ex-wife, Navy nurse Mary Stuart , whom he still loves.
Written and directed by GEORGE WAGGNER Produced by louis f. EDELMAN
. Films: page 15 and at 4.15
Blood Alley starring
John Wayne , Lauren Bacall
After two years in a Chinese jail, Wilder, a Merchant Marine captain, is helped to escape by the villagers of Chiku Shan. Led by Cathy Grainger , the peasants outline a daring scheme to Wilder: they plan a mass escape to Hong Kong and are relying on him to pilot their ancient ship through the Formosa Straits-'Blood Alley.'
Screenplay by A. s. FLEISCHMAN from his own novel
Director WILLIAM A. WELLMAN. Films: p 15


Unknown: John Wayne
Unknown: Patricia Neal
Unknown: Ward Bond
Unknown: Philip Carey
Unknown: John Wayne
Unknown: Mary Stuart
Directed By: George Waggner
Produced By: Louis F. Edelman
Unknown: John Wayne
Unknown: Lauren Bacall
Unknown: Chiku Shan.
Unknown: Cathy Grainger
Unknown: A. S. Fleischman
Director: William A. Wellman.
'Duke' Gifford: John Wayne
Mary Stuart: Patricia Neal
'Pop' Perry: Ward Bond
Larry: Scott Forbes
Bob Perry: Philip Carey
Jonesy: Paul Picerni
The Talker: William Campbell
Cmdr Steele: Kathryn Givney
Caldwell: Martin Milner
Comsubpac: Cliff Clark
The Chief: Jack Pennick
Sister Anne: Virginia Brissac
Soundman: Vincent Fotre
Squad Commander: Lewis Martin
Wilder: John Wayne
Cathy: Lauren Bacall
Mr Tso: Paul Fix
SUSU: Joy Kim
Old Feng: Berry Kroger
Big Han: Mike Mazurki
Wei Long: Anita Ekberg
Tack: Henry Nakumura
Mr Han: W T Chang
Mr Sing: George Chan

: The Life of a Stand-up Comic

Bobby Knutt , clubland's 'Top Comedian of the Year' for six successive years, spends the summer season in holiday resorts, and the rest of the year in clubs. This film looks at the hard work and routine of the comedian's job. Narrator NICK ROSS


Unknown: Bobby Knutt
Narrator: Nick Ross
Producer: Roy Thompson

: Dallas

Barbara Bel Geddes as Ellie Ewing Jim Davis as Jock Ewing
Larry Hagman as J. R. Ewing
Linda Gray as Sue Ellen Ewing Patrick Duffy as Bobby Ewing
Victoria Principal as Pamela Ewing Charlene Tilton as Lucy Ewing Divorce - Ewing Style
Fighting to keep her son, Sue Ellen hires a private detective to report on J.R.'s night-time activities. But this move rebounds on her disastrously as J.R. makes a vicious and clever counter-attack.
Written and directed by LEONARD KATZMAN


Unknown: Barbara Bel Geddes
Unknown: Ellie Ewing
Unknown: Jim Davis
Unknown: Jock Ewing
Unknown: Larry Hagman
Unknown: J. R. Ewing
Unknown: Linda Gray
Unknown: Ellen Ewing
Unknown: Patrick Duffy
Unknown: Bobby Ewing
Unknown: Victoria Principal
Unknown: Pamela Ewing
Unknown: Charlene Tilton
Unknown: Sue Ellen
Directed By: Leonard Katzman

: News and Sport


: Brass Tacks

Presented by Eric Robson
A fresh look at an issue that divides public opinion.
Filmed report, followed by a live discussion with the decision makers and the people directly affected by those decisions.
Producers DAVID GEEN
Editor ALAN DOBSON. BBC Manchester
If you've got a point of view, we would like to hear it. All participating BBC local radio stations will have a phone-in continuing the Brass Tacks debate (details on the local radio pages of RADIO TIMES). Alternatively write to Brass Tacks - Return Call, BBCtv, Oxford Road, Manchester M60 1SJ.
(Return Call next Friday at 7.55 will report back on u'hat you think)


Presented By: Eric Robson
Producers: David Geen
Unknown: Brian Gibson
Unknown: Bill Lyons
Editor: Alan Dobson.

: Dick Deadeye

or Duty Done
A feature-length cartoon film adapted from the works of Gilbert and Sullivan.
Some of the best-known and best-loved characters, songs and incidents from HMS Pinafore, The Pirates of Penzance, The Mikado and many more favourites, interpreted in animated design by RONALD SEARLE.
Music arranged and conducted by JIMMY HOROWITZ
(First showing on British television)


Unknown: Ronald Searle.
Unknown: Victor Spinetti
Unknown: Peter Reeves
Unknown: George A. Cooper
Unknown: Miriam Karlin
Unknown: John Newton
Unknown: Linda Lewis
Unknown: Julia McKenzie
Unknown: John Baldry
Conducted By: Jimmy Horowitz
Directed By: Bill Melendez

: Hunt for X5

What happened to the British midget submarine X5? In the deep, icy waters of the Norwegian Arctic British divers attempt to solve one of the great mysteries of World War II.
Written and directed by JOHN M. CADD


Directed By: John M. Cadd

: Rhoda

A comedy film series starring Valerie Harper as Rhoda Julie Kavner as Brenda and Nancy Walker as Ida with Ron Silver as Gary Ray Buktenica as Benny Harold Gould as Martin Home Movies
... that's entertainment?
Written by ALLAN KATZ and DON REO Directed by TONY MORDENTE


Unknown: Valerie Harper
Unknown: Rhoda Julie Kavner
Unknown: Nancy Walker
Unknown: Ron Silver
Unknown: Gary Ray Buktenica
Unknown: Benny Harold Gould
Written By: Allan Katz
Directed By: Tony Mordente

: Festival 80

From Edinburgh Mary Marquis and Michael Dean bring you the news, personalities and performers from the Festival.


Unknown: Michael Dean
Unknown: Norman McCandlish
Unknown: Keith Alexander
Editor: James Hunter

: The World Series of Golf

from the Firestone Country Club
SEVERIANO BALLESTEROS makes one of his raids on the US Tour and attempts to win the$100,000 first prize. The opposition includes TOM WATSON and most of the leading US golfers, as well as qualifiers from the other golf circuits of the world.
Introduced by PETER ALLISS
Television presentation by cbs


Unknown: Tom Watson
Introduced By: Peter Alliss

: News on 2


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