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
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
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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).
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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)
The Earl of Mountararat:
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
Producer MADDALENA FAGANDINI
with Jan Leeming ; Weather
Peter Clayton and Russell Davies are your guides for an evening of jazz programmes.
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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)
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
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
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
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)
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
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Paul Porter, as child:
Kit Latimer, as child: