Johnny Whitaker Celeste Holm Warren Oates Jeff East
Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn are always up to something, usually mischief! When they set sail for the Great
Unknown, nothing can dampen their spirits, not even sudden disaster....
Boys will be boys, as Tom and Huck amply demonstrate in this lively musical film of their adventure, based on one of the masterpieces of American literature.
Screenplay and music by Richard M. SHERMAN , ROBERT R. SHERMAN based on the novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by MARK TWAIN Produced by ARTHUR P. JACOBS Directed by DON TAYLOR
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Once a shooting reserve, now a rich wildlife preserve, Long Point on the north shore of Lake Erie is a testimony to the resilience of nature and to the benefits of the sport of wild fowling. In protecting their shooting, past wildfowlers also conserved the wildlife of Long Point. It is now a permanent home to rails, racoons, toads and turtles and visited by migrating wildfowl.
Narrated by Barry Paine
Produced for NBC by:
from Bamsdale with Geoff Hamilton
Rhododendrons, azaleas and camellias are a sure sign of spring and it is still not too late to plant out containerised plants for flowering this year. John Kelly looks at some of his favourites and advises on their siting and planting.
And from luxury flowers to luxury vegetables ... Geoff Hamilton constructs and plants out an asparagus bed. But the Easter weekend is one of the busiest times of the year for gardeners so Geoff also gives a rundown of the most important jobs. Executive producer JOHN KENYON Production assistant JANE DON Producer DENIS w . GARTSIDE BBC Pebble Mill
(Plant list on Ceefax page 261)
Starring Arletty, Jean-Louis Barrault, Pierre Brasseur, Marcel Herrand
With its rich blend of comedy and tragedy, witty dialogue and star-studded cast, Les enfants du paradis has proved an enduring favourite with cinema audiences and has been voted the best French film ever made.
The lives of aspiring thespians Baptiste Debureau and Frederick Lemaltre are dominated by their obsession with the theatre, and by their love for the beautiful, worldly Garance. But their careers depend on the favour of the audience in the 'gods' - 'les enfants du paradis'.
(A French film with English subtitles. Black and white)
The second part of Les enfants du paradis follows at 4.5
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Architect Peter Wiersma has created over 100 fabulous, dream-like cities of sand. This award-winning film captures one of these ephemeral and magical works of art.
Directed by EMMANUEL CLOT
Some years later, Baptiste and Frederick have become the idols of Paris. Garance's reappearance revives old jealousies, and threatens to destroy everything they have achieved.
(For cast details see page 67)
This concludes the season of Marcel Carne films.
Joy Adamson astonished the world in 1960 with her best-selling book
Bom Free - the story of her unique relationship with an orphaned lioness named 'Elsa'.
Painter, naturalist and writer, Joy Adamson was a dynamic, talented woman. In this film, completed just before she died, she talks of her early life in Austria, her love for Kenya and its wildlife, and explains the special bond with 'Elsa' which endured all her life. Narrated by Derek Jones Photography DICK THOMSETT JOY AND GEORGE ADAMSON
Film editor RICHARD BEDFORD Written and directed by DICK THOMSETT BBC Bristol
This performance was recorded at the Royal Albert Hall , London on 21 March - the occasion of the 300th anniversary of his birth.
HRH The Prince of Wales, Patron of the English Chamber Orchestra and Music Society and President of the Bach Choir and HRH The Duchess of Kent are amongst those participating in the Choir. The concert is given in the presence of HRH The Duke of Kent as Chairman of the UK Committee of European Music Year.
Felicity Lott (soprano) Catherine Wyn-Rogers (contralto)
Maldwyn Davies (tenor)
Stephen Roberts (baritone) The Bach Choir
English Chamber Orchestra leader JOSÉ-LUIS GARCIA conducted by Sir David Willeocks
Bach's Mass in B Minor was not performed in the composer's lifetime and the work was not published until 50 years after his death. But with its Latin text of the Ordinary Mass and its brilliant musical effects, the Mass in B minor is accepted today by a broad audience as one of the highest peaks of musical achievement.
Introduced by Robert Walker Lighting JOHN WIGGINS Sound vie GODRICH
Producer KENNETH CORDEN Directed by RON ISTED
(More Bach Tercentenary celebrations on BBC2 this weekend)
Russell Harty starts his
Easter weekend at the Royal Palace for the Changing of the Guard. Tomorrow he goes inside to meet His Serene Highness Prince
Rainier. Tonight Russell is in conversation with Princess Caroline and takes a very fast look around with Jackie Stewart.
Researcher MARK JOHNSON Assistant producers
MARK ALLEN. MICHELE BURGESS Director JOHN ROONEY
Executive producer KEN STEPHINSON BBC Manchester
Scenes and Characters on a London Bus Route
Board the 31 bus for a mystery tour. Your guide-the music of cari DAVIS. First stop Camden Town, where the Greek godfather is only 16 and break-dances to the bouzouki band. In Kilburn, meet
MARY DEVLIN , the widow of an Irish boxer. She doesn't play bingo every day of the week - only on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays,
Fridays and Sundays.
Sample the night-life of Earl's Court with DARIO SPERA. He's discarded his paste jewellery and 'gone proletarian'.
And at the World's End itself you're invited to a party - in a sweet shop.
Your host is the extravagant TONY TOBIAS , and the whole neighbourhood will be there....
Researcher LAURA GAVSHON Film cameramen
JOHN GOODYER. MIKE COLES Film editor NEIL THOMSON Executive producer EDWARD MIRZOEFF
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starring Jack Lemmon, Juliet Mills
Whisked from the American golf-links to the beautiful island of Ischia,
Wendell Armbruster suffers more than culture shock when he finds that his recently deceased father has been having a 'summer affair' for the past 20 years. Family honour is at stake! Matters become more complicated when attempts to return his father's body to the USA are frustrated by Italian bureaucracy, the local 'Mafia' and the concerned daughter of his father's lady-friend. Billy Wilder directs this enchanting serio-comedy with characteristic elegance and skill, neatly side-stepping sentiment on his way to a romantically happy ending.
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