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: Open University

6.40 Systems Organisation. 7.5 Conservation of Energy. 7.30 The Origin of Oil.

: Play School

Story: The Very Important Man Written and illustrated by JOAN HICKSON. Presenters
Sarah Long , Stuart McGugan


Illustrated By: Joan Hickson.
Unknown: Sarah Long
Unknown: Stuart McGugan

: Closedown

: Arthur Askey

in The Old Boy Network
Very few people can remember a time when Arthur Askey wasn't part of Britain's comic furniture. With film clips and photographs. he recounts just some of the best parts of 60 years in show business. Recorded at Westminster Theatre
Programme associate JIMMY PERRY


Unknown: Arthur Askey
Unknown: Jimmy Perry
Producer: Donald Sayer

: Seapower

The last of seven programmes presented by Admiral of the Fleet The Lord Hill-Norton, GCB Destroyer
Sometimes called ' frigate' or ' corvette ', the destroyer type has had many forms and many more tasks; she remains the linchpin for the Royal Navy's defence of the realm.


Producer: John Dekker

: Greta Garbo as Queen Christina

with John Gilbert
Ian Keith , Lewis Stone
Elizabeth Young , C. Aubrey Smith This is a delightful romantic drama about the 17th-century Swedish monarch, who, dressed in men's clothes, finds herself sharing a room in a remote village inn with a handsome Spanish nobleman. It was an ideal vehicle for Garbo, and gave John Gilbert -her leading man of the silent era - a chance to show that he could still excel as a romantic hero.
Screenplay by H. M. HARWOOD and SALKA VIERTEL, based on a story by SALKA VIERTEL and MARGARET F. LEVIN
(Ninotchka on Thursday at 3.35 pm) Films: page 11


Unknown: John Gilbert
Unknown: Ian Keith
Unknown: Lewis Stone
Unknown: Elizabeth Young
Unknown: C. Aubrey Smith
Unknown: John Gilbert
Unknown: H. M. Harwood
Story By: Salka Viertel
Unknown: Margaret F. Levin
Produced By: Walter Wanger
Director: Rouben Manioulian
Antonio: John Gilbert
Magnus: Ian Keith
Oxenstiema: Lewis Stone
Ebba: Elizabeth Young
Aage: C Aubrey Smith
Charles: Reginald Owen

: Ca Canny But Ca Awa

The town motto of Kirkintilloch, Strathclyde, Scotland, might be translated as ' Proceed with Caution, but Proceed!'. This is precisely what has happened in the setting up of Schools Councils as managing bodies of Scottish schools. The film looks at this new involvement, by right, of parents, teachers and pupils and members of the community, and asks the question ' just how much control' do these new bodies have?
A BBC/Open University production

: Hawk of the Wilderness

The classic cliffhanger serial starring Herman Brix as Kioga, the Hawk
2: Flaming Death
(For cast see part 3 tomorrow at 5.35)


Unknown: Herman Brix

: The Waltons

stars and guest star
The Medal
Based on EARL HAMNER JR 'S autobiographical novel Spencer's Mountain Written by ROD PETERSON


Unknown: Hamner Jr
Written By: Rod Peterson
Directed By: Walter Alzmann
John Walton: Ralph White
Mary Ellen: Judy Norton-Taylor
Jason: Jon Walmsley
Erin: Mary Elizabeth McDonough
Ben: Eric Scott
Jim-Bob: David W Harper
Elizabeth: Kami Cotler
John-Boy: Robert Wightman

: One Hundred Great Paintings

This week's theme: Grief David (1748-1825)
The Lictors Bearing to Brutus the Bodies of his Sons at The Louvre, Paris
This picture shows Brutus and his family receiving back the bodies of the two youths. Though it was first exhibited in 1789, it was concerned with expression of a family's grief rather than with the implications of the French Revolution. Written and narrated by ANITA BROOKNER
(Tomorrow: El Greco 's ' The Burial of the Count of Orgaz ')


Director: Kenneth Corden
Unknown: El Greco

: News Summary

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

: Huston Directs Bogart in The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

with Walter Huston
Tim Holt , Bruce Bennett
In this fine adaptation of B. Tra ven's novel, Humphrey BQgart gives a memorable performance as the most bitter of a trio of itinerant Americans caught up in the Mexican gold rush. But it was Walter Huston , the director's father, who stole the film-and won an Oscar -in the part of the grizzled prospector whose predictions come true when the trio strike it rich.
Screenplay by JOHN HUSTON
Based on the novel by B. TRAVEN Produced by HENRY BLANKE Directed by JOHN HUSTON
Films: page 11


Unknown: Walter Huston
Unknown: Tim Holt
Unknown: Bruce Bennett
Unknown: B. Tra
Unknown: Humphrey Bqgart
Unknown: Walter Huston
Unknown: John Huston
Novel By: B. Traven
Produced By: Henry Blanke
Directed By: John Huston
Dobbs: Humphrey Bogart
Howard: Walter Huston
Curtin: Tim Holt
Cody: Bruce Bennett
McCormick: Barton MacLane
'Gold Hat: Alfonso Bedoya
Presidente: A Soto Rangel
El Jefe: Manuel Donde

: Pot Black 82

BBC2 Snooker Championship
The second semi-final for the 1982 Pot Black Trophy, played over two frames, featuring:
Steve Davis (London) the 1981 World and UK Professional Champion v
Cliff Thorburn (Canada) the 1981 Pot Black Champion
A tough tussle between two top snooker stars. Canadian Thorburn is still in defence of his 1981 Pot Black title, with Davis in pursuit of one of the few titles he has yet to win. Introduced by ALAN WEEKS Referee JOHN WILLIAMS Commentator TED LOWE
Producer REG PERRIN. BBC Birmingham-


Unknown: Steve Davis
Introduced By: Alan Weeks
Unknown: John Williams
Commentator: Ted Lowe
Director: Roy Norton
Producer: Reg Perrin.

: Fields of Play

A series of five films about Play 3: Work and Play
Are work and play as different as we think? What are the similarities and connections between what we do at paid ' work and what we do in ' free ' time? How important is class - and how do men and women differ in their attitudes to play and work. Who goes to bingo, who goes to the match? And who's doing the housework and who's in tie pub? To what extent can play, or leisure, be a meaningful replacement for work?
We talk to many people: from those whose work is the study of play to those whose work is the making of things for others to play with. The pinball and video production lines of Chicago and the tennis ball and racket factories of South Yorkshire are now multinational industries for multinational players.
Film cameramen


Unknown: Colin Waldeck
Unknown: Brian Spencer

: Newsnight

: Vigil

The second of six watches in preparation for Easter
Theme: Love and the Betrayal of Love
Reading: Matthew 26, vv 6-13
Music: I see thy bridal chamber (Russian expostilarion); Drop, drop slow tears (Gibbons); Lacrimosa (Mozart); Carol: Jesus Christ the apple tree (Poston)

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