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: Open University

6.5 Pure Maths: Continuity
6.30 History of Mathematics
6.55 Evolution: Conquest of the Air
7.20 Is Social Science Really Necessary.'
7.45 Latin Squares

: Daytime on Two


Unknown: Christopher Russell
Unknown: Georges Aubert
Unknown: Jean Badin
Unknown: Veronique Bernard
Unknown: Anne Engel
Unknown: Ben Feitelson
Unknown: Claude Le Sache
Unknown: Andre Maranne
Unknown: Sebastien Renouil.
Unknown: Jane Baker
Introduced By: Stephen Tate
Producer: Elizabeth Bennett

: Handicapped in the Community

How can applied research help professionals who deal with handicapped people? This programme looks at goal planning, and the progress of two children with mental handicaps.
Producer ANN POINTON .
A BBC/Open University production (Kpt)


Producer: Ann Pointon

: News Summary

with subtitles, followed by Weather

: The Magic Paintbrush

A puppet animation from China.
There was once a peasant boy in China who loved painting so much that a good fairy gave him a magic paintbrush. The boy used this brush only for the good of the peasants, until a wicked lord discovered it ...
Directed by JIN XI
Produced by Shanghai Film Studio

: The Charlie Chan Mystery

Sidney Toler as Charlie Chan in The Trap also starring
Victor Sen Young Mantan Moreland
'Hunter in haste must set trap', says detective Chan and that is exactly what he does in order to trap a multiple murderer in a seaside house. The victims are all members of the Cole King variety troupe but is that reason enough for murder? Only if you have seen the show ...
Based on the character created by EARL DERR BIGGERS
Produced by JAMES s. BURKETT
Directed by HOWARD BRETHERTON Films: page 16


Unknown: Sidney Toler
Unknown: Charlie Chan
Unknown: Victor Sen Young
Unknown: Mantan Moreland
Unknown: Derr Biggers
Directed By: Howard Bretherton
Adelaide: Tanis Chandler
Rick Daniels: Larry Blake
Sergeant Reynolds: Kirk Alyn
Clementine: Rita Quigley
Marcia: Anne Nagel
Ruby: Helen Gerald
Cole King: Howard Negley
Mr Thorn: Lois Austin
San Toy: Barbara Jean Wong

: 100 Great Sporting Moments

The Protopopovs
In the mid 60s Oleg and Ludmilla Protopopov were seemingly invincible pairs skaters. Their artistic feeling for music was choreographed into their skating.
Series producer JEFF GODDARD


Unknown: Ludmilla Protopopov
Producer: Jeff Goddard

: The Lost River of Gaping Gill

2: Breakthrough
Award-winning cameraman Sid Perou brings the saga up-to-date with his film of the latest attempt, using new techniques, to discover that elusive link. Written and directed by PAUL ALLEN.
Film editor BRYAN JONES
Executive producer DOUGLAS B. SMITH


Unknown: Sid Perou
Directed By: Paul Allen.
Editor: Bryan Jones
Producer: Douglas B. Smith

: Three Painters

3: Cezanne: The Sense of Sight
To this film, Sir Lawrence Gowing brings a lifetime's study of the paintings of Paul Cezanne (1839-1906), who more than any other set the course of modern art. 'Before Cezanne painted in Provence in the 19th century', says LAWRENCE GOWING , 'one couldn't have imagined that the natural terms in which the world is seen, the warm and the cool of it, the red and yellow and blue of it could be built into structures so grand, so mind-stretching'.
Film cameraman PATRICK SARDI
Stills photographer MICHAEL SANDERS Film editor SUE WYATT


Unknown: Sir Lawrence Gowing
Unknown: Paul Cezanne
Unknown: Lawrence Gowing
Unknown: Michael Sanders
Directed By: Christopher Burstall

: Nature

Presented by Tony Soper with Brian Leith.
A weekly look at wildlife and the issues affecting the living world.
Jaws I - with alligators at the bottom of the garden, would you retire to Florida?
Jaws II - by studying the teeth of fur seals, scientists may learn more about the weather and reduce the danger of overfishing.
Up with the Birds - last Sunday thousands of people across Europe got up at dawn. Why?
Editor ANDREW NEAL. BBC Bristol


Presented By: Tony Soper
Unknown: Brian Leith.
Producer: Robin Hellier
Editor: Andrew Neal.

: Louis Malle's Atlantic City

The feature film starring Burt Lancaster and Susan Sarandon.

Lou, an ageing crook with delusions about his past grandeur, works with increasing difficulty in Atlantic City, USA. By chance he encounters Dave, a hoodlum who has a small fortune in stolen cocaine, and together they decide to push the drugs. Unfortunately the original owners have other plans.
Interwoven with this story is the bittersweet love affair between Lou and the beautiful Sally and a vividly haunting portrait of a faded city.
Louis Malle's film has quickly established itself as a classic of the 80s and in the central role Burt Lancaster gives one of the greatest performances of his distinguished career.

(First showing on British television)
(Lacombe Lucien next Saturday)
Feature: page 16


Screenplay: John Guare
Producer: Denis Heroux
Director: Louis Malle
Lou: Burt Lancaster
Sally: Susan Sarandon
Grace: Kate Reid
Joseph: Michel Piccoli
Chrissie: Hollis McLaren
Dave: Robert Joy
Alfie: Al Waxman
Singer: Robert Goulet
Felix: Moses Znaimer
Mrs Reese: Eleanor Beecroft
Jeanne: Norma Dell'Agnese

: Newsnight

John Tusa , Peter Snow and Donald MacCormick , with MAUREEN CARTER and BRIDGET KENDALL , present the reports and interviews that matter.
Producers PETER BELL
GLEN DAVIS. CHRIS FOX Assignment editors


Unknown: John Tusa
Unknown: Peter Snow
Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Unknown: Maureen Carter
Unknown: Bridget Kendall
Producers: Peter Bell
Unknown: John Morrell.
Directors: John Wilkinson
Unknown: Glen Davis.
Unknown: Nick Guthrie.
Unknown: Helen Jenkins
Editor: Paul Norris
Editor: David Dickinson

: Foxwatch

Programme 3
Another chance to join Derek Jones and Dr Stephen Harris during their late-night observations of a foxes' earth under an old house in Bristol. Made possible by use of 'see in the dark' infra-red cameras, these programmes were first shown as a number of 'live' visits in the summer of 1979. BBC Bristol


Unknown: Derek Jones
Unknown: Dr Stephen Harris

: Open University

11.50 Computing at Scottish Gas
Do microcomputers really compete with large traditional computers? Or are their roles complementary?
12.10 am Does Fiscal Policy Stabilise?
This programme, made in 1978, examines whether fiscal policy has some effect in keeping the national income in equilibrium.

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