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: Harold Lloyd in Somewhere in Turkey

Harold appears, now Wearing his famous spectacles, as Professor
0. B. Lively, explorer and gentleman, who stumbles into the clutches of an evil Turkish sultan.
Music composed by LEE ERWIN Directed by hal roach


Composed By: Lee Erwin
Directed By: Hal Roach

: Holiday Time

with Vicky Ireland
Charles O'Rourke , Charu
Bala Chokshi, Gary Wilmot Frances Kay , Francis Wright Vicky tells a story from the book Oink and Pearl. Pearl yearns for an older sister but finds that when feelings are hurt, younger brothers can provide sympathy and comfort.
Cosmo and Dibs find it hard to share, and later on Cosmo has to face up to Gary in a terrible temper.
In Delibes's Coppelia, Franz the photographer is trapped by the inventor Dr Coppelia who intends to bring the clockwork doll to life. (Part 3 tomorrow at 2.5 pm)


Unknown: Vicky Ireland
Unknown: Charles O'Rourke
Unknown: Gary Wilmot
Unknown: Frances Kay
Unknown: Francis Wright

: Cartoon Two


: Bob Hope Stars in Road to Bali

Screenplay by FRANK BUTLER
HAL KANTER and WILLIAM MORROW Produced by HARRY TUGEND Directed by HAL WALKER (Tomorrow at 2.50:
The Ghost Breakers)
• FILMS: page 29


Unknown: Bing Crosby
Unknown: Dorothy Lamour
Unknown: Dorothy Lamour
Unknown: Frank Butler
Unknown: Hal Kanter
Unknown: William Morrow
Produced By: Harry Tugend
Directed By: Hal Walker
George Cochran: Bing Crosby
Harold Gridley: Bob Hope
Lalah: Dorothy Lamour
Ken Arok: Murvyn Vye
Gung: Peter Coe
Phoma Da: Ralph Moody
Ramayana: Leon Askin

: Telly Quiz

with Jerry Stevens who asks easy, medium, or hard for the last time.
Playing the final round of this quiz about television and personalities are
Rainy Days, Team Punter, and the L-Plates. Lighting


Host: Jerry Stevens
Teams: Rainy Days, Team Punter, The L Plates.
Unknown: George Allan
Unknown: Bob Chapun
Director: Mike Derby
Announcer: David Stevens.

: The Royal Institution's Christmas Lectures

The Message of the Genes by Dr Walter Bodmer 2: The Spice of Life
Eight gallons of rather dirty water, 20 pounds of carbon and four pounds of salt are the major constituents of a teenage human body. What distinguishes it from the contents of the drains is the most complex chemistry in the world. How does it all happen?
(Third lecture tomorrow at 5.0 pm)


Unknown: Dr Walter Bodmer

: The High Chaparral: The Filibusteros

Starring Leif Ericson as John Cannon, Cameron Mitchell as Buck Cannon, Mark Slade as Billy Blue, Linda Cristal as Victoria, Henry Darrow as Manolito and Frank Silvera as Don Sebastian, Don Collier as Sam

Buck, Victoria and Manolito arrive at the Montoya ranch where they witness the birth of a new state capital - the Montoya ranch! The president is a civil war friend of Buck's.


Writer: Pat Fielder
Director: Allen Reisner
John Cannon: Leif Ericson
Buck Cannon: Cameron Mitchell
Billy Blue: Mark Slade
Victoria: Linda Cristal
Manolito: Henry Darrow
Don Sebastian: Frank Silvera
Sam: Don Collier

: International Snooker

Seventeen Days at the Crucible
A review of the 1984 Embassy World Professional Snooker Championship Part 1
David Vine looks back at some of the highlights of those 17 dramatic days at Sheffield in the spring of 1984. Featuring some memorable moments from
(Part 2 tomorrow at 6.50 pm)


Unknown: David Vine
Unknown: Steve Davis
Unknown: Jimmy White

: The Lambeth Boys

were members of the Teddy Boy generation filmed at their youth club 25 years ago for the most famous
British social documentary of the 50s. For the first time British teenagers were given the chance to speak for themselves on issues they felt strongly about -juvenile crime, fashion, smoking, pocket money, capital punishment, and whether a boy should pay for a girl on a date.
What happened to the Lambeth Boys, now in their 40s, and what life is like in the same neighbourhood for a new generation of Lambeth boys and girls, is the subject of this three-part series.
Tonight, the first television showing of the award-winning documentary We Are the Lambeth Boys. 'Work isn't hard to come by,' ran the commentary,
'and every night at the club is dance night, with members rocking and rolling, putting on the agony, putting on the style.' Director KAREL REISZ went on to make Saturday Night and Sunday Morning.
'The hero of the film, if you like, is one of the Lambeth Boys,' he recalled later. Senes producer ROB ROHRER BBC Manchester
(Find out what happened to the heroes of We Are the Lambeth Boys' tomorrow at 8.0 pm)


Director: Karel Reisz
Producer: Rob Rohrer

: Shirley MacLaine Stars in The Turning Point

ilso starring
Anne Bancroft Leslie Browne
Mikhail Baryshnikov Star of the American Ballet Theatre
Emma Jacklin feels threatened when Emilia, the daughter of her dancing contemporary
Deedee Rogers , joins the company in New York. Emilia arrives accompanied by her mother, and when she looks set to take over the lead roles, the fierce rivalry between the two older women is re-ignited. This romantic and moving story is told against a backdrop of the dramatic world of ballet - including extracts from such classics as 'Swan Lake' and 'Le Corsaire' - and features the screen d6but of famous Russian dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov.
(First showing on British television )
•FILMS: page 29


Unknown: Anne Bancroft
Unknown: Leslie Browne
Unknown: Mikhail Baryshnikov
Unknown: Emma Jacklin
Unknown: Deedee Rogers
Unknown: Mikhail Baryshnikov.
Unknown: Arthur Laurents
Produced By: Herbert Ross
Produced By: Arthur Laurents
Directed By: Herbert Ross
Deedee Rogers: Shirley MacLaine
Emma Jacklin: Anne Bancroft
Yuri: Mikhail Baryshnikov
Emilia Rogers: Leslie Browne
Wayne Rogers: Tom Skerritt
Adelaide: Martha Scott
Sevilla: Antoinette Sibley
Madame Kahkarova: Alexandra Danilova
Carolyn: Starr Danias
Carter: Marshall Thompson
Arnold: Daniel Levans

: The 20th Century Remembered

by Dora Russell with Sally Hardcastle
Dora Russell , second wife of Bertrand Russell , talks about her early life.
In the space of a few years, during and after the First World War, she obtained a first-class Honours degree at Girton College, Oxford, and visited America, Russia and China, all by the age of 25. In the first of two programmes she recollects the impact that the United States and post-revolutionary Russia had on her thinking. She remembers her time in China where she lived openly with Bertrand Russell , which shocked the foreign establishment but amused the Chinese, who regarded her as Russell's 'favourite concubine'. Research MONA ADAMS
Graphics designer HOWARD MOSES Film editor JOHN KENT Producer JOHN WALKER


Unknown: Dora Russell
Unknown: Sally Hardcastle
Unknown: Dora Russell
Talks: Bertrand Russell
Unknown: Bertrand Russell
Designer: Howard Moses

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