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: Fred Astaire in Yolanda and the Thief

with Lucille Brcmer Frank Morgan
Mildred Natwick
Mary Nash , Leon Ames
Fred Astaire stars as a con man who devises an ingenious plan to swindle a young heiress out of her fortune.
Screenplay by IRVING BRECHER , based on a story by JACQUES THERY and LUDWIG BEMELMANS
Director VINCENTE MINNELI. Films: p 116


Unknown: Lucille Brcmer
Unknown: Frank Morgan
Unknown: Mildred Natwick
Unknown: Mary Nash
Unknown: Leon Ames
Unknown: Fred Astaire
Unknown: Irving Brecher
Story By: Jacques Thery
Unknown: Ludwig Bemelmans
Songs By: Arthur Freed
Songs By: Harry Warren
Produced By: Arthur Freed
Director: Vincente Minneli.
Johnny Parkson Riggs: Fred Astaire
Yolanda: Lucille Bremer
Victor Budlow Trout: Frank Morgan
Aunt Amarilla: Mildred Natwick
Duenna: Mary Nash
Mr Candle: Leon Ames
Schoolteacher: Ludwig Stossel
Mother Superior: Jane Green
Puppeteer: Remo Bufano
Padre: Francis Pierlot
Taxi driver: Leon Belasco
Gigi: Ghislaine Perreau
Police Lieut: Charles La Torre
Major-domo: Michael Visaroff

: Tennis

Borg v McEnroe
The Wimbledon Final 1980
For some, the memory of Wimbledon this year was waiting in the rain for play to start, but for most it was the way in which BJORN BORG won his fifth successive title. This in itself was a major achievement, but it was the way JOHN MCENROE fought shot for shot that made it one of the all-time great Wimbledon finals.
Introduced by MARK cox


Unknown: Bjorn Borg
Unknown: John McEnroe
Introduced By: Mark Cox
Producer: Johnnie Watherston

: Quietly into 1981

News Review looks forward to the International Year of Disabled People and what it may hold for perhaps Britain's biggest group of disabled - the deaf and hard-of-hearing.


Producer: Robert Dunnett
Editor: Richard Gamble

: The Mystery of the Disappearing Schoolgirls

The television set becomes a box of tricks with this unlikely tale by E. Nesbit
Made even more unlikely by Ian Keill
Illustrations by Errol le Cain
Music by Carl Davis
Anna Massey stars as Miss Fitzroy Robinson - Principal of the Academy for the Daughters of Respectable Monarchs
Also featuring John Savident as King Fortunatus, Richard Murdoch as the Lord Chamberlain, Bridget Armstrong as Queen Fortunatus and Howard Goorney as the Professor.
The reputation of the Academy has, of course, always been of the highest order... then suddenly Signor Doloro de Lara - a Professor of Magic - puts in an unwelcome appearance, and the enchanting little world is turned upside down. and the voices of John Wells as the pigeon and Percy Edwards as the dog.


Author: E. Nesbit
Adapted: by Ian Keill
Music By: Carl Davis
Videotape Editor: David Hambelton
Film Editor: Rod Longhurst
Lighting: Derek Slee
Graphic Designer: Ray Ogden
Animation Director: Mike Hibbert
Director: Andrew Gosling
Producer: Ian Keill
King Fortunatus: John Savident
The Lord Chamberlain: Richard Murdoch
Queen Fortunatus: Bridget Armstrong
The Professor: Howard Goorney
Maid: Judy Lawrence
Daisy: Patsy Kensit
Denis: Stefan Gates
Primus: Dean Allen
Secundus: Raj Patel
Tertius: Stephen Bone
Quartus: Dominic Savage
Quintus: David Yip
Prima: Karen Mayo-Chandler
Secunda: Sneh Gupta
Tertia: Carrie Jones
Quarta: Lorna Charles
Quinta: Ling Tai
Voice of the pigeon: John Wells
Voice of the dog: Percy Edwards

: Ireland: A Television History

4: Famine

: News on 2


: Call Me Flicka

A portrait of Frederica von Stade narrated by Sir Geraint Evans and filmed over two years in France, England and America. The music includes songs by Joni Mitchell and Gershwin, favourite arias from Rossini's The Barber of Seville and Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro, and Canteloube's Songs of the Auvergne.
Neil Shicoff sings the title role in excerpts from the Houston Grand
Opera production of Werther by Massenet conducted by John Pritchard
National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Martin Katz Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Antonio de Almeida
"A programme of intelligence refreshingly laced with a sense of fun" (THE TIMES)
Written and produced by HERBERT CHAPPELL
A BBC/RM Munich co production (lipi;


Unknown: Sir Geraint Evans
Songs By: Joni Mitchell
Unknown: Neil Shicoff
Conducted By: John Pritchard
Conducted By: Martin Katz
Conducted By: Antonio de Almeida
Editor: Howard Billingham
Produced By: Herbert Chappell

: '... not in a Thousand Years'

A black majority government, said Ian Smith 'would be a disaster for Rhodesia '. Well, would it? The team, who two years ago made Portrait of a ' Terrorist ', a film about Robert Mugabe as a guerrilla leader in exile, went to Salisbury to make this film about him now that he is Prime Minister of Zimbabwe. They were given a unique opportunity to film him at home, in Cabinet, in Parliament and on his only visit so far to one of the troubled Assembly Points. This man, who a year ago was feared as a Marxist terrorist, is now regarded as a moderate statesman upon whom the vast majority of black and white Zimbabweans desperately pin their hopes for the future.
Reporter Nick Ross
Film cameraman PHILIP BONHAM CARTER Film recordist GEOFF TOOKEY Film editor TONY HEAVEN


Unknown: Ian Smith
Unknown: Robert Mugabe
Reporter: Nick Ross
Unknown: Philip Bonham
Producer: Jenny Barraclough

: Maria Marten

or Murder in the Red Barn
A drama in three parts written by DOUGLAS LIVINGSTONE , with and 1: March, 1826 ... Polstead ... Suffolk ... a boy named Bill met a girl named Maria. The result was tragedy.
Music composed by DUDLEY SIMPSON Lighting HUBERT CARTWRIGHT Script editor ADRIAN VALE Designer ALLAN ANSON
Ceefax sub-titles on all three episodes: page 270


Written By: Douglas Livingstone
Composed By: Dudley Simpson
Unknown: Hubert Cartwright
Editor: Adrian Vale
Designer: Allan Anson
Producer: Richard Beynon
Directed By: Jane Howell
Maria: Pippa Guard
Bill: Kevin McNally
Mr Corder: Tenniel Evans
Beauty Smith: Trevor Peacock
First Puppeteer: Michael Graham Cox
Clerk of the Court: Frederick Hall
Judge: Dennis Edwards
Tom Corder: Chris Fairbank
Jack Corder: Peter Benson
Will Towns: Derek Fuke
Ann Marten: Anne Carroll
Nancy Marten: Tilly Vosburgh
Mr Marten: Edgar Wreford
Mrs Corder: Patricia Heneghan
Emily Corder: Sylvestra Le Touzel
Jim Corder: Keith Skinner
Luke: Ted Carroll
Peter Matthews: Shane Briant
Second Puppeteer: Douglas Livingstone
Bamford: Arthur Hewlett
Vicar: Peter Tuddenham
Coroner: Peter Tuddenham
Harry Moore: Paul Jesson
First girl pupil: Michelle Price
Second girl pupil: Cindy Grant
Constable Lea: Jon Laurimore
Prosecutor: Stephen Thorne
Doctor: Leonard Fenton
Reporter: Neil McCaul

: Young Musician 1980

Paul Galbraith (guitar) plays Passacaglia by Weiss


Guitar: Paul Galbraith

: Great American Picture Show: Nashville

ROBERT ALTMAN 'S film starring Ronee Blakley , Ned Beatty
Karen Black , Keith Carradine
Geraldine Chaplin , Shelley Duvall, Lily Tomlin , Keenan Wynn with ELLIOTT GOULD and JULIE CHRISTIE as themselves
Nashville, Tennessee - the capital of Country music and a centre of intrigue, corruption and broken lives. Robert Altman has fashioned a stunning, multi-layered picture out of the lives of performers, fans, hopefuls and political campaigners who gather in Nashville in pursuit of the American Dream. Screenplay by JOAN TEWKESBURY
Produced and directed by ROBERT ALTMAN (First showing on British television) Films: page 116


Unknown: Robert Altman
Unknown: Ronee Blakley
Unknown: Ned Beatty
Unknown: Karen Black
Unknown: Keith Carradine
Unknown: Geraldine Chaplin
Unknown: Shelley Duvall
Unknown: Lily Tomlin
Unknown: Keenan Wynn
Unknown: Elliott Gould
Unknown: Julie Christie
Unknown: Robert Altman
Play By: Joan Tewkesbury
Directed By: Robert Altman
Norman: David Arkin
Lady Pearl: Barbara Baxley
Delbert Reese: Ned Beatty
Connie White: Karen Black
Barbara Jean: Ronee Blakley
Tommy Brown: Timothy Brown
Tom Frank: Keith Carradine
Opal: Geraldine Chaplin
Wade: Robert Doqui
L A Joan: Shelley Duvall
Barnett: Allen Garfield
Haven Hamilton: Henry Gibson
PFC Glenn Kelly: Scott Glenn
Tricycle man: Jeff Goldblum
Albuquerque: Barbara Harris
Kenny Fraiser: David Hayward
John Triplette: Michael Murphy
Bill: Allan Nicholls
Bud Hamilton: Dave Peel
Mary: Cristina Raines
Star: Bert Remsen
Linnea Reese: Lily Tomlin
Sueleen Gay: Gwen Welles
Mr Green: Keenan Wynn
themselves: Jonnie Barnett
themselves: Vassar Clements
themselves: Misty Mountain Boys
themselves: Sue Barton

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