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: Champion, the Wonder Horse

The Deer Hunters (R)

: Windmill

Chris Serle presents a festive feast of food with film and videotape from the largest television library in the world. This week's menu includes super-cooks Philip Harben , Zena Skinner and Fanny Cradock. Noodles from Twenty-four Hours, truffles from Adventure and even a spaghetti tree from Panorama. Billy Bunter of Greyfriars makes a pig of himself, while Sooty and Sweep just make a mess.
Guest nutritionist Dr Magnus Pyke reveals the secret of how to keep a wartime * country fit, and just why science would ban the humble potato.
Series producer ALBERT BARBER


Unknown: Chris Serle
Unknown: Philip Harben
Unknown: Zena Skinner
Unknown: Fanny Cradock.
Unknown: Dr Magnus Pyke
Producer: Albert Barber

: States of Mind

In Victorian times armchair anthropologists used to regard tribal man as a kind of fossilised remnant of our primitive ancestors.
More recently students working among so-called savages have been struck by the efficiency and subtlety with which these peoples manage their lives. Jonathan Miller talks to
Clifford Geertz , Professor of Social
Science at Princeton, who has done extensive field work in Indonesia and Morocco. He explains why he thinks that the magical rites of pre-literate people express a different, but by no means primitive, attitude to the world around them.


Talks: Jonathan Miller
Unknown: Clifford Geertz
Unknown: Philip Speight
Unknown: David F. Turnbull

: Welles Directs The Lady from Shanghai

continues the season of films by Orson Welles who died in October.
Today starring Rita Hayworth Orson Welles
Rita Hayworth herself proposed that husband Orson Welles direct her in this bravura thriller about cross and double-cross among a party of rich folk on a yacht. Rita sported an unexpected short haircut and played a femme rather more fatale than usual - all in keeping with Welles's dazzling direction which included the classic final shoot-out in a hall of mirrors.
Screenplay by ORSON WELLES
Based on the novel If I Die Before I Wake by SHERWOOD KING Produced and directed by ORSON WELLES
(Welles Directs Chimes at Midnight tomorrow at 3.45 pm)
0 FILMS: page 27


Unknown: Orson Welles
Unknown: Rita Hayworth
Unknown: Orson Welles
Unknown: Rita Hayworth
Unknown: Michael O'Hara
Play By: Orson Welles
Directed By: Orson Welles
Elsa Bannister: Rita Hayworth
Arthur Bannister: Everett Sloane
George Grisby: Glenn Anders
Sidney Broom: Ted de Corsia
Goldie: Gus Schilling
Jake: Louis Merrill
Judge: Erskine Sanford
District Attorney Galloway: Carl Frank
Bessie: Evelyn Ellis

: Aladdin and the 40 Thieves

A Pantomime
In faraway Peking, a magic lamp is concealed in a robbers' cave. Only a pure and untainted youth can retrieve the lamp - his name is Aladdin.
Musical director BOB CIVIL
Choreographer CHRIS POWER Designer MARJORIE PRATT Produced and directed by JEREMY SWAN


Script By: John Morley
Director: Bob Civil
Unknown: Chris Power
Designer: Marjorie Pratt
Directed By: Jeremy Swan
Abanazar: Edward Brayshaw
Genie of the Ring: Floella Benjamin
Aladdin: Sarah Greene
Wishee Washee: Terry Nutkins
Widow Twankey: Johnny Morris
Princess Balroubador: Jan Francis
Her nurse: Sue Nicholls
Emperor of China: Brian Cant
Empress: Ann Emery
Mr Wu: Johnny Ball
All Baba: Todd Carty
His horse: William Perrie
His horse: John Asquith
Mrs Chow Mein: Carol Chell
Mrs Sing Hi: Hal Dyer
Mrs Ping Pong: Molly Weir
Abdul, the chief thief: Kenneth Connor
Cassim: Jeffrey Segal
Achmoud: James Marcus
: Handmaiden Janetellis
Genie of the Lamp: Christopher Biggins
Palace newsreader: John Craven
Chamberlain: Clive Dunn
Mustapha Drink: Kenneth Williams
Suitors: Keith Chegwin
Suitors: Jonathan Cohen
Suitors: Mark Curry
Suitors: Peter Duncan
Suitors: Ben Ellison,
Suitors: Geoffrey Russell
Pekinese chorus: Tracey Childs
Pekinese chorus: Matthew Devitt
Pekinese chorus: Brian Jameson
Pekinese chorus: Elizabeth Watts
Pekinese chorus: Heather Williams
Pekinese chorus: Keith Woodhams
Pekinese chorus: Paddie O'Neil
Theives: George Armstrong
Theives: Adrian Hedley
Theives: Bill Homewood
Theives: Mat Irvine
Theives: Delia Morgan
Theives: Paul McCarthy
Theives: Jolyon McDowell
Theives: Stuart McGugan
Theives: Andrew Secombe
Theives: Howard Stableford
Theives: Barry Took
Theives: Brian Trueman
Theives: Gary Wilmot

: Under Sail

The last of six programmes about sailing ships and the people who go down to the sea in them.
Quiet Days on the Crouch
The River Crouch in Essex faces sailors with the challenge of ever changing conditions of wind and tide. It has been a popular yachting centre for generations, and over the years boats have been designed especially for these waters. Among the more famous are the Royal Corinthian One Designs, a fleet owned and sailed by members of the club of the same name for more than half a century.
Narrator Tom Salmon Photography TIM JOHNSON Film editor DAVID Barrett Producer BRIAN HAWKINS BBC Bristol
(Postponed from 17 November)


Editor: David Barrett
Producer: Brian Hawkins

: Bridge on the River Kwai

William Holden
Alec Guinness
Jack Hawkins
David Lean 's classic is not only one of the most spectacular films about World War n, it is also one of the most memorable portraits of men under stress. Alec Guinness plays Colonel Nicholson, a British officer who refuses to succumb to his Japanese captor, Colonel Saite. The film, depicting the Japanese 'death railway', was shot on locations in Sri Lanka and Thailand.
Screenplay by PIERRE BOULLE Based on his novel
Produced by SAM SPIEGEL Directed byDAVID LEAN
9 FILMS: page 27


Unknown: William Holden
Unknown: Alec Guinness
Unknown: Jack Hawkins
Unknown: David Lean
Unknown: Alec Guinness
Unknown: Pierre Boulle
Produced By: Sam Spiegel
Directed By: David Lean
Shears: William Holden
Colonel Nicholson: Alec Guinness
Major Warden: Jack Hawkins
Colonel Saite: Sessue Hayakawa
Major Clipton: James Donald
Lieutenant Joyce: Geoffrey Horne
Colonel Green: Andre Morell
Captain Reeves: Peter Williams
Major Hughes: John Boxer
Grogan: Percy Herbert
Baker: Harold Goodwin
Nurse: Ann Sears

: The Royal Ballet in The Nutcracker

Lesley Collier and Anthony Dowell star in PETER WRIGHT 'S production of TCHAIKOVSKY'S Christmas fairytale from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Artists of the ROYAL BALLET and students of the ROYAL BALLET SCHOOLS
Gennadi Rozhdestvensky Covent Garden:
Production consultant
Choreography LEV IVANOV and PETER WRIGHT Designer
Stage lighting JOHN B. READ
Television lighting ALAN WOOLFORD Directed for television in association with Peter Wright by JOHN VERNON (Royal Ballet production staged in association with British Printing and Communication Corporation and Heron International)
0 FEATURE: page 15


Unknown: Lesley Collier
Unknown: Anthony Dowell
Unknown: Peter Wright
Leader: Hugh Maguire
Unknown: Roland John Wiley
Unknown: Lev Ivanov
Unknown: Peter Wright
Unknown: Julia Trevelyan
Unknown: John B. Read
Unknown: Alan Woolford
Unknown: Peter Wright
Unknown: John Vernon
Sugar Plum Fairy: Lesley Collier
Prince: Anthony Dowell
Herr Drosselmeyer: Michael Coleman
Clara: Julie Rose
Nutcracker: Guy Niblett
Dr Stahlbaum: Derek Rencher
Mrs Stahlbaum: Sandra Conley
Fritz: Simon Rice
Dancing mistress: Gerd Larsen
Captain: Leslie Edwards
: Harlequin Davidpeden
Columbine: Maria Almeida
Soldier: Bruce Sansom
Vivandiere: Viviana Durante
Mouse King: Jonathan Cope
Major-domo: Robert Jude

: The Natural World

The Plant Hunters
Tea, coffee and quinine didn't just grow on trees. They had to be found and collected by observant and astute explorers, adventurers, missionaries, gardeners and scientists, who roamed a world rich in virgin forests. The plants they discovered had long provided foods and medicines for the native peoples.
The plant hunters of today are now racing against time as unknown plants that may feed or save us are disappearing. From Israel,
Nepal and the United States of America come three stories of a worldwide desperate botanical quest.
Narrator Barry Paine
Photography EDWIN MICKLEBURGH Film editors
BBCtv presentation by BARRY PAINE
Series editor PETER JONES BBC Bristol


Narrator: Barry Paine
Unknown: Edwin Mickleburgh
Unknown: Raoul Sobel.
Unknown: Laurie Jones
Unknown: Peter Coulson

: Comrades

The seventh of 12 films
Hunter and Son
Mikhail Kuzakov and his son
Yuri live and work in the Taiga forest hunting the Siberian sable at temperatures down to minus 40 degrees C. The sable pelt, worth E200 to them, will one day become part of a coat worth E80,000 in the West.
The film follows the lives of the hunters in the forest and of their families living in the tiny settlement of Preobrazhenka where they await the return of their menfolk. It's a way of life that has remained almost unchanged by revolution or time.
Film editor ANDREW willsmore Producer RICHARD DENTON


Unknown: Mikhail Kuzakov
Producer: Richard Denton

: Submarines at War

Next week on BBC2 The Boat chronicles life in a German U-Boat. Tonight British submariners describe their experiences. (R)

: Serpico

starring Al Pacino John Randolph
Based on the true story of Frank Serpico , this movie depicts the violent world of the undercover cop. joining the New York City police as a young rookie, he refuses the pay-offs which are commonplace. Transferred to plain clothes work, his idealism and his unconventional behaviour isolate him from his colleagues, making him an outcast - in danger from both sides of the law.
, Screenplay by i WALDO SALT and NORMAN WALKER I Based on the book by PETER MAAS , Produced by MARTIN BREGMAN
Directed by SIDNEY LUMET 0 FILMS: page 27


Unknown: Al Pacino
Unknown: John Randolph
Unknown: Frank Serpico
Unknown: Waldo Salt
Unknown: Norman Walker
Book By: Peter Maas
Produced By: Martin Bregman
Directed By: Sidney Lumet
Serpico: Al Pacino
Sidney Green: John Randolph
Tom Keough: Jack Kehoe

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