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: Play School

(Details: see BBC1 3.55 pin)
Materials for Play School on Ceefax

: Closedown

: Harold Lloyd

Today in Feet First
Acclaimed as Lloyd's greatest thrill movie, featuring him as a frightened shoe salesman taking refuge in a mail bag.
TV version produced by BOB HOAG
. Films: page 105


Directed By: Clyde Bruckman
Produced By: Bob Hoag

: Holiday Musical: Can-Can

starring Frank Sinatra
Shirley Maclaine , Maurice Chevalier Louis Jourdan , Juliet Prowse
This high-kicking version of Cole Porter 's musical portrays Paris in the naughty 90s, when nothing was naughtier than the daring, illegal dance performed nightly at the Montmartre Cabaret.
Screenplay by DOROTHY KINGSLEY and cnARLES LEDERER based on the musical comedy by ABE BURROWS. Music and lyrics by COLE PORTERProduced by JACK CUMMINGS Directed by WALTER LANG. Films: p 105


Unknown: Frank Sinatra
Unknown: Shirley MacLaine
Unknown: Maurice Chevalier
Unknown: Louis Jourdan
Unknown: Juliet Prowse
Unknown: Cole Porter
Unknown: Dorothy Kingsley
Comedy By: Abe Burrows.
Unknown: Jack Cummings
Directed By: Walter Lang.
Frangois Durnais: Frank Sinatra
Simone Pistache: Snirley MacLaine
Paul Barriere: Maurice Chevalier
Philippe Forrestier: Louis Jourdan
Claudine: Juliet Prowse
Andr6 (head waiter): Marcel Dalio
Orchestra leader: Leon Belasco
Bailiff: Nestor Paiva

: The Waltons

The Lost Sheep
Based on EARL RAMNER jr's autobiographical novel Spencer's Mountain Written by E. F. WALLENGREN Directed by WALTER ALZMANN


Written By: E. F. Wallengren
Directed By: Walter Alzmann
Olivia Walton: Michael Learned
John Walton: Ralph Waite
Mary Ellen: Judy Norton-Taylor
Jason: Jon Walmsley
Erin: Mary Elizabeth McDonough
Ben: Eric Scott
Jim-Bob: David W Harper
Elizabeth: Kami Cotier

: News Summary

with Richard Whitmore and with subtitles for the hard-of-hearing, followed by Weather


Unknown: Richard Whitmore

: One Hundred Great Paintings

Henri Rousseau (1844-1910) The Sleeping Gypsy
Museum of Modem Art, New York. Written and narrated by EDWIN MULLINS
(Friday. Braque - The Musician)


Unknown: Henri Rousseau
Unknown: Edwin Mullins
Director: Christopher Jeans

: From Magna Carta to Microchips

A series of six lectures on the theme of measurement given by Professor R. V. Jones , FRS
2: The Measurement of Time
Time and its measurement has always preoccupied man. First he utilised natural time keepers: the rotation of the earth round the sun, giving the day and the year. But to divide the days into minutes and hours an accurate device was required. Galileo realised that he had one available in his own body-his heartbeat; and by counting his pulses while watching the incense-burning pendulum swinging in Padua Cathedral he made a fundamental discovery.
(Part 3 tomorrow at 7.5 pm)


Unknown: Professor R. V. Jones

: Newsnight

1981 - The Year the Rules Changed?
A Newsnight review of the political year introduced by John Tusa. For the Conservatives 1981 was the year the cracks over economic policy began to show. For Labour, by their own account it was a wasted year, much of it spent in internal argument. For the Liberals it was the year of the alliance with the new Social Democratic Party which dominated the opinion polls. How do the parties look back on 1981, and how will they face the challenge of 1982? Production team:


Introduced By: John Tusa.
Unknown: Philip Campbell
Unknown: Tim Gardam
Director: John Wilkinson
Producer: David Dickinson
Editor: Ron Neil

: Jack Lemmon in The Apartment

also starring Shirley MacLaine Fred MacMurray , Ray Walston
Baxter, an insurance clerk, lends his apartment to his bosses for extra-marital entertainment. This short cut to promotion proves to be a dead end .. screen play by BILLY WILDER , I. A. L.DIAMOND Produced and directed by BILLY WILDER . Films; page 105


Unknown: Shirley MacLaine
Unknown: Fred MacMurray
Unknown: Ray Walston
Play By: Billy Wilder
Directed By: Billy Wilder
C C Baxter: Jack Lemmon
Fran Kubelik: Shirley MacLaine
J D Sheldrake: Fred MacMurray
Mr Dobisch: Ray Walston
Mr Kirkeby: David Lewis
Dr Dreyfuss: Jack Kruschen
Sylvia: Joan Shawlee
Miss Olsen: Edie Adams
Marjie MaeDougall: Hope Holiday
Karl Matuschka: Johnny Seven
Mrs Dreyfuss: Naomi Stevens
Mrs Lieberman: Frances Weintraub Lax

: Late News

with Richard Whitmore ; Weather


Unknown: Richard Whitmore

: The Best of Dean Martin

The supremely casual Dean Martin style is recalled by some of his most famous guests, including Orson Welles , Phil Silvers
Gina Lollobrigida , Gene Kelly James Stcwart , Peter Sellers
Ella Fitzgerald , Louis Armstrong and, of course, Frank Sinatra.


Unknown: Orson Welles
Unknown: Phil Silvers
Unknown: Gina Lollobrigida
Unknown: Gene Kelly
Unknown: James Stcwart
Unknown: Peter Sellers
Unknown: Ella Fitzgerald
Unknown: Louis Armstrong
Unknown: Frank Sinatra.

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