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11.50 Export Systems in British
Industry: An Exploration of Practical Applications
12.40 The Effective Manager: The Deep End
1.5 Interferon: The First Four-minute Mile

: Sinatra Double Bill: Step Lively

Frank Sinatra
Gloria de Haven
George Murphy Adolphe Menjou
The first of two films to celebrate
Frank Sinatra 's 70th birthday this week. Fast-talking theatrical producer Miller has a show but no money. His problem is two-fold - to coax cash from a reluctant banker and to stall the eviction of his company from a smart hotel. Help arrives in the shape of 01' Blue Eyes himself in this energetic musical version of the Broadway farce Room Service.
Screenplay by WARREN DUFF and PETER MILNE Produced by ROBERT FELLOWS Directed by TIM WHELAN
0 FILMS: page 26 and FEATURE: page 98


Unknown: Frank Sinatra
Unknown: George Murphy
Unknown: Adolphe Menjou
Unknown: Frank Sinatra
Unknown: Warren Duff
Unknown: Peter Milne
Produced By: Robert Fellows
Directed By: Tim Whelan
Glen: Frank Sinatra
Miller: George Murphy
Wagner: Adolphe Menjou
Christine: Gloria de Haven
Gribble: Walter Slezak
Jenkins: Eugene Pallette
Binion: Wally Brown
Harry: Alan Carney

: Sinatra Double Bill: Young at Heart

starring Frank Sinatra Doris Day Laurie, Fran and Amy Tuttle are delighted when a dashing young song-writer comes to live in their house and all three promptly fall in love with him. The situation is further complicated when pianist Barney Sloan arrives, with all the appeal of a stray kitten. Screenplay by JULIUS J. EPSTEIN and LENORE COFFEE Produced by HENRY BLANKE Directed by GORDON DOUGLAS (Radio 4 pays tribute to 'Ol'Blue Eyes' tomorrow at 7.30 pm in All or Nothing At All; and Radio 2 celebrates his 70th birthday on Thursday with a selection of Sinatra songs throughout the day).
0 FILMS: page 26


Unknown: Frank Sinatra
Unknown: Doris Day
Unknown: Amy Tuttle
Pianist: Barney Sloan
Unknown: Julius J. Epstein
Unknown: Lenore Coffee
Produced By: Henry Blanke
Directed By: Gordon Douglas
Barney Sloan: Frank Sinatra
Laurie Tuttle: Doris Day
Alex Burke: Gig Young
Aunt Jessie: Ethel Barrymore
Fran Tuttle: Dorothy Malone
Gregory Tuttle: Robert Keith
Amy Tuttle: Elisabeth Fraser
Robert Neary: Alan Hale Jr
Ernest Nichols: Lonny Chapman
Bartell: Frank Ferguson

: Iolanthe

or The Peer and the Peri by W. S. GILBERT and ARTHUR SULLIVAN starring
Derek Hammond-Stroud Richard Van Allen Alexander Oliver Kate Flowers Anne Collins with the Ambrosian Opera Chorus and the London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Alexander Faris
Banished for 25 years for marrying a mortal, beautiful fairy lolanthe returns from her watery prison at the bottom of the pond still only 17 years old. But her youth and beauty cause trouble for her half-mortal son Strephon. His fiancee, Phyllis, a ward in chancery, refuses to believe lolanthe is his mother and breaks off their engagement ...
Produced by JUDITH DE PAUL Directed by DAVE HEATHER
(A Brent Walker production) (R)


Unknown: W. S. Gilbert
Unknown: Arthur Sullivan
Unknown: Derek Hammond-Stroud
Unknown: Richard van Allen
Unknown: Alexander Oliver
Unknown: Kate Flowers
Unknown: Anne Collins
Conducted By: Alexander Faris
Produced By: Judith de Paul
Directed By: Dave Heather
Lord Chancellor: Derek Hammond-Stroud
Private Willis: Richard Van Allen
Strephon: Alexander Oliver
Phyllis: Kate Flowers
The Earl of Mountararat: Thomas Hemsley
Fairy Queen: Anne Collins
lolanthe: Beverley Mills
Celia: Sandra Dugdale
Leila: Pamela Field

: Deutsch direkt!

8: A look at the problems of finding employment in Wiirzburg, and at the Tiepolo frescos in the Residenz.
Presenter Hanni Vanhaiden Director GILL BARNES


Presenter: Hanni Vanhaiden
Director: Gill Barnes
Producer: Maddalena Fagandini

: News and Sport

with Jan Leeming ; Weather


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Jazz Evening

Peter Clayton and Russell Davies are your guides for an evening of jazz programmes.
0 FEATURE: page 3 and INFO: page 93
Living Jazz
Jack Gold made this sympathetic film of the Bruce Turner Jump Band in 1961. The band is observed rehearsing at the Six Bells, Chelsea, and on the road playing a one-night stand in a new town's dance-hall.
Bruce Turner (alto sax) John Chilton (trumpet)
John Mumford (trombone) Colin Bates (piano) Jim Bray (bass)
John Armitage (drums) Film editor ALAN PAUL
Film cameraman BRYAN PROBYN Director JACK GOLD (R)


Unknown: Peter Clayton
Unknown: Russell Davies
Unknown: Jack Gold
Unknown: Bruce Turner
Unknown: John Chilton
Unknown: John Mumford
Piano: Colin Bates
Bass: Jim Bray
Bass: John Armitage
Editor: Alan Paul
Unknown: Bryan Probyn
Director: Jack Gold

: Jazz 625: Erroll Garner

Introduced by Steve Race Erroll Garner , who died in 1977, couldn't read a note of music and yet was one of the great natural jazzmen, and probably the most imitated pianist.
This programme, from the distinguished series Jazz 625, was recorded in 1964 and features Erroll Garner with Eddie Calhoun (bass) and Kelly Martin (drums) Produced and directed by TERRY HENEBERY


Introduced By: Steve Race
Introduced By: Erroll Garner
Unknown: Erroll Garner
Bass: Eddie Calhoun
Bass: Kelly Martin
Directed By: Terry Henebery

: One Night with Blue Note

To commemorate the relaunching of the celebrated Blue Note record label this concert was recorded at the Town Hall, New York on 22 February this year. Among the musicians performing are
Herbie Hancock (piano)
Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) Johnny Griffin (tenor sax) Stanley Jordan (guitar) Art Blakey (drums)
Benny Wallace (tenor sax) Bobby Hutcherson (vibes) James Newton (flute) Ron Carter (bass)
Executive producer BOB HART


Piano: Herbie Hancock
Piano: Freddie Hubbard
Tenor: Johnny Griffin
Guitar: Stanley Jordan
Guitar: Art Blakey
Tenor: Benny Wallace
Unknown: Bobby Hutcherson
Flute: James Newton
Bass: Ron Carter
Producer: Bob Hart

: Billie Holiday: The Long Night of Lady Day

Tonight Arena presents a film portrait of the greatest of all the jazz singers.
Billie Holiday's tragic story, from her traumatic childhood ' in Baltimore to her premature death in a New i York hospital at the age of 44, is told in the words of her closest friends and colleagues - but mostly through the songs themselves. Arena has assembled an unprecedented number of her filmed performances.
Songs, including 'God bless the child', 'Don't explain' and 'Fine and mellow', are performed with the legendary names of jazz's golden age - among them Lester Young
Louis Armstrong
Coleman Hawkins and Duke Ellington with Carmen McRae Artie Shaw
John Hammond Leonard Feather
Norman Granz and Alice Vrbsky
Lady Day's maid and confidante of her last years. Producer ALAN YENTOB
Director JOHN JEREMY (R)


Unknown: Lester Young
Unknown: Louis Armstrong
Unknown: Coleman Hawkins
Unknown: Carmen McRae
Unknown: Artie Shaw
Unknown: John Hammond
Unknown: Leonard Feather
Unknown: Norman Granz
Unknown: Alice Vrbsky
Producer: Alan Yentob
Director: John Jeremy

: Syncopation

Jackie Cooper
Bonita Granville Adolphe Menjou
New Orleans, 1906. Ella, crazy about the local jazz, is disappointed when her father decides to move to Chicago. Ten years on, still in love with the New Orleans sound, she meets up with trumpet player Johnnie, and together they live through the decades of evolving styles in music and dance.
Made in 1942, this atmospheric recreation of the early days of jazz concludes with an all-star jam session featuring such great names as Benny Goodman
Joe Venuti , Harry James and Gene Krupa.
Screenplay by PHILIP YORDAN and FRANK CAVETT based on an original story by VALENTINE DAVIES
Produced and directed by WILLIAM DIETORLE
0 FILMS: page 26


Unknown: Jackie Cooper
Unknown: Bonita Granville
Unknown: Adolphe Menjou
Unknown: Benny Goodman
Unknown: Joe Venuti
Unknown: Harry James
Unknown: Gene Krupa.
Unknown: Philip Yordan
Unknown: Frank Cavett
Story By: Valentine Davies
Directed By: William Dietorle
Johnnie: Jackie Cooper
Kit Latimer: Bonita Granville
George Latimer: Adolphe Menjou
Steve Porter: George Bancroft
Paul Porter: Ted North
Rex Tearbone: Todd Duncan
Cafe singer: Connie Boswell
Smiley Jackson: Frank Jenks
Ella: Jessie Grayson
Lillian: Mona Barrie
Paul Porter, as child: Undy Wade
Kit Latimer, as child: Peggy McIntyre

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