Carols by Candlelight from Ripon Cathedral
Douglas Fairbanks Sr The classic adventure film, which gave
Douglas Fairbanks his first heroic part, presented in a specially tinted version with a piano soundtrack.
In Mexico, in a time of tyranny and oppression, the effete aristocrat Don Diego Vega appears aloof from the troubles of the people and is unsuccessful in his wooing of the beautiful Lolita Pulido. But unknown to all, he is none other than the masked hero of the underdog, Zorro, master of the sword and crusader for the poor.
Based on the story The Curse of Capistrano by JOHNSTON MCCULLEY Produced by DOUGLAS FAIRBANKS Directed by FRED NIBLO
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Don Diego Vega/Zorro:
de la Motte
An animated feature film. In a barn, deep in the countryside, five kittens are bom. Four of them find homes, but the fifth seems fated to be drowned. After all, who would want a cat with no tail? A passing motorist becomes the unsuspecting new owner, and Peter No-Tail finds himself a new family. Adapted by LEIF KRANTZ from the novels by GOSTA KNUTSSON English version directed by MICHAEL BAKEWELL
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with Robert Newton
When Amy Johnson broke the record for a solo flight to Australia in 1930 it made her a heroine in the eyes of Britain and brought her a husband in Jim Mollison , a fellow pilot with a similar spirit of adventure.
Anna Neagle and Robert Newton star as the couple whose exploits thrilled the world but whose triumphs could not hide the unhappiness of their marriage.
Schoolmistress .MARTITA HUNT Screenplay by MILES MALLESON from a story by VISCOUNT CASTLEROSSE Produced and directed by HERBERT WILCOX
(Yellow Canary tomorrow at 4.0pm)
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Out of the original 16 teams, two battle it out to win the amazing Domesday Discs.
Paul Coia asks the questions based on the information contained on them, and the teams compete for this treasure trove of information. Director MAY MILLER
Producer PHILIP CHIL VERS
Oh no it's not!
As the curtain rises on the last show of this series, Jenny and Tony are backstage at the Theatre Royal, Stratford East, to help out as the pantomime season gets under way. What's it got? It's got the lot; star names, videos, films and all the best of No Limits 86. And is it the world's fastest TV rock show? Oh yes it is!
Associate producer JONATHAN king Production PETER HAMILTON BBC Manchester
13 December 1941.
Wildly off-course but anxious to strike a blow at America, Japanese submarine commander Mitamura surfaces off the California coast and sets sail for
Hollywood. Meanwhile in Los Angeles, General Stilwell-commanding southern
Californian defences - is increasingly harassed by the local populace's war nerves and, even more worryingly, by the antics of some servicemen....
Spielberg's frenetic comedy was described by its director as 'stupidly outrageous' and is certainly his most relentlessly physical and comic work.
Screenplay by ROBERT ZEMECKIS and BOB GALE
Produced by BUZZ FEITSHANS Directed by STEVEN SPIELBERG
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Last in the series starring Phil Cool
It's the end of time as we know it and Britain's bendiest comedian bows out with more incredible impressions.
Tonight Phil attempts the job of quiz-show host.
Meanwhile Donald Pleasence demonstrates the art of body language, while Lenny Henry introduces the 20th century's greatest all-round entertainer, depending on your point of view. Written by PHIL COOL and JASPER CARROTT Director DAVID WEIR
Producer STEVE WEDDLE BBC Pebble Mill
by BARRY DAVIS
The panto at Oldham is in crisis. Two weeks to opening and Mother Goose is gooseless. Michael, the ASM, is sent to scour the countryside for a goose costume, while morale at rehearsals hits rock bottom. By a minor miracle, Michael finds his way to the door of Stan, a retired comic, where he discovers Priscilla and begins his real apprenticeship in the theatre. Babes TROUPE SHEILA CARTER DANCE
Musical director BOB STEWART Designer IAIN MCDONALD
Producer NORMAN MCCANDLISH Director BARRY DAVIS
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Box office Annie:
The 14th Annual AFI Life Achievement Award, presented in a tribute from Hollywood to the great director and screenwriter who was 80 this year, precedes a Christmas season of Billy Wilder's films.
Introduced by Jack Lemmon
With contributions from Fred MacMurray, Audrey Hepburn, Walter Matthau, I.A.L. Diamond, Jessica Lange and many others, and with extracts from many classic Wilder films, including Double Indemnity, Some Like It Hot, The Apartment and Sunset Boulevard.
Written and produced by GEORGE STEVENS JR
Directed by DON MlSHER
(The Seven Year Itch, Christmas Eve 4.45pm)