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: Open University

6.25 Complex Analysis: Introduction The Epsilon-Delta Definitions
6.50 Utopia: Society Without the State
7.15 Mentally Handicapped: A Dependent Future (1)
7.40 Motion: Newton's Law
8.5 Ecology
8.30 Writing History
8.55 The University of the Third Age
9.20 Physical Chemistry: Yields and Rates
9.45 Popular Culture: Christmas Nationwide
10.10 Calculus: The Binomial Theorem
10.35 Contemporary Issues in Education
11.0 The Origin of the Earth
11.25 Polymer Engineering: On the Right Track
11.50 17th-century Great Houses
12.40 Dairy Cattle: Milking and Mastitis
1.5 A Profile of Charles Ives
1.30 Electronic Design and Signals
1.55 Science and Belief
2.20 Modem Art: Artists' Techniques
2.45 Mansfield Park: Improvement


Unknown: Charles Ives

: Saturday Cinema 1: Arch of Triumph

Ingrid Bergman Charles Boyer and Charles Laughton Based on the classic novel,
Ingrid Bergman and Charles Boyer star in a tale of two people who meet in Paris before the war. He is an Austrian doctor fleeing from Nazi persecution, she is a courtesan down on her luck....
Produced by DAVID LEWIS
#FILMS: page 18


Unknown: Ingrid Bergman
Unknown: Charles Boyer
Unknown: Charles Laughton
Unknown: Ingrid Bergman
Unknown: Charles Boyer
Unknown: Lewis Milestone
Unknown: Harry Brown
Novel By: Erich Maria Remarque
Produced By: David Lewis
Directed By: Lewis Milestone
Joan Madou: Ingrid Bergman
Dr Ravic: Charles Boyer
Haake: Charles Laughton
Morosow: Louis Calhern
Kate Hegstroem: Ruth Warrick
Dr Veber: Roman Bohnen
Alex: Stephen Bekassy
Madame Fessier: Ruth Nelson
Tattooed waiter: Curt Bois
Hotel manager: J. Edward Bromberg
Alidze: Michael Romanoff
Inspector: Art Smith
Colonel Gomez: John Laurenz

: Saturday Cinema 2: Island of the Blue Dolphins

Celia Kaye
Larry Domasin and 'Rontu'
The remarkable story of a young orphaned girl who finds herself alone on a deserted island, with only a dog for company.
Based on the actual experience of a teenage girl who lived for 18 years alone on an island off California at the beginning of the 19th century. Island of the Blue Dolphins is an attractive adventure film with a beautiful setting and some fine photography.
Based on the novel by SCOTT O'DELL
Produced by ROBERT B. RADNITZ Directed by JAMES B. CLARK
9 FILMS: page 18


Unknown: Celia Kaye
Unknown: Larry Domasin
Play By: Ted Sherdeman
Unknown: Jane Klove
Novel By: Scott O'Dell
Produced By: Robert B. Radnitz
Directed By: James B. Clark
Karana: Celia Kaye
Ramo: Larry Domasin
Tutok: Ann Daniel
Aleut captain: George Kennedy
Chowig: Carlos Romero
Kimki: Hal Jon Norman
Priest: Martin Garralaga
Spanish captain: Alek Montoyo
Lurai: Julie Payne

: News and Sport

with Jan Leeming Weather


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: France Actuelle

A series of five films on modern France which expand on some of the documentary themes from A vous la France!
2: The Mountains of the Dauphine
'La vie traditionnelle' still exists in some of the more isolated mountain areas, where farming and forestry are the principal occupations of the inhabitants. But the gradual intrusion of tourism and the close proximity of the modern city of Grenoble are having an inevitable effect. Film editor LUIS ESPANA Producer FRANK ASH
(French with English subtitles. Shown last Sunday on BBCl)

: Handel Tercentenary Concert

George Frideric Handel (born 23 February 1685)
The most widely performed of all British composers - albeit a naturalised
Briton-was born 300 years ago today in the small German town of Halle.
Tonight's concert, broadcast live from Westminster Abbey, includes music from all periods of Handel's life.
Popular music, including the 'Hallelujah' chorus from
'Messiah', 'Zadok the Priest' and 'Let the bright seraphim', is interspersed with some less well-known works, including concertos for oboe, for organ and for a double-orchestra. Arias and choruses from oratorios and operas are performed by Pauline Tinsley James Bowman
Anthony Rolfe Johnson
David Wilson-Johnson London Philharmonic Choir Choir of Westminster Abbey Heinz Holliger (oboe) Simon Preston (organ)
English Chamber Orchestra conducted by Raymond Leppard who devised and introduces the programme.
A Simultaneous Broadcast with Radio 3. Viewers with stereo Radio 3 may wish to turn off TV sound and position their speakers on either side of the screen, but a few feet away.
Stereo headphones provide a suitable alternative.
• FEATURE: page 13
Handel and Friends
Handel's favourite charity was the Foundling Hospital in London. In this programme from the hospital's Court Room John Amis and H. C. Robbins Landon talk about the composer's friends (and enemies).
Producer RON ISTED


Unknown: George Frideric Handel
Unknown: Pauline Tinsley
Unknown: James Bowman
Unknown: Anthony Rolfe Johnson
Unknown: David Wilson-Johnson London
Oboe: Simon Preston
Conducted By: Raymond Leppard
Unknown: John Amis
Unknown: H. C. Robbins Landon
Producer: Ron Isted

: Blott on the Landscape

by TOM SHARPE dramatised in six parts by MALCOLM BRADBURY
3: After his night at the Golf Club, Dundridge awakes to discover himself on a lonely country road. He is in his car but clad only in his underwear. He cannot remember anything.


Unknown: Tom Sharpe
Unknown: Malcolm Bradbury
Producer: Brian Eastman
Producer: Evgeny Gridneff
Director: Roger Bamford
Sir Giles: George Cole
as Lady Maud: Geraldine James
Blott: David Suchet
Dundridge: Simon Cadell
as Mrs Forthby: Julia McKenzie

: The Burston School Strike

This film was first shown in the Yesterday's Witness series in 1974. James Cameron is the narrator. 'In this tranquil corner of Norfolk in the spring of 1914, the local schoolchildren took drastic action and a spontaneous act of love; they came out on strike because their teachers had been sacked.
A village schoolroom strike in 1914? How could it have come about? Yet it was a strike that was to go on for more than 20 years ...'
(Screen Two: The Burston Rebellion tomorrow at 10.10 pm)


Unknown: James Cameron
Producer: Stephen Peet

: Rugby Special

John Player Special Cup Fourth round
Bath v Blackheath
Cup holders Bath will be determined to repeat last year's victory over
Blackheath in the same round of the competition.
However Blackheath, with a good away victory in the third round, will have other ideas. Nigel Starmer-Smith commentates and brings news of the rest of the day's Cup and League matches as well as looking forward to next week's internationals. Series producer HUW JONES


Unknown: Nigel Starmer-Smith

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