The Freshman Millionaire
The Great Hawaiian Canoe Race is the Grand Prix of the Pacific, one of the world's toughest and most improbable sporting events. Film editor HOWARD BILLINGHAM Producer CLEM VALLANCE
starring Gene Kelly Van Johnson Cyd Charisse
Grouse shooting in Scotland, Americans Tommy and Jeff lose their way in the mist.
When it clears they discover themselves in a most unusual village ... The romance of the Highlands inspired
Alan Jay Lemer to invent the legendary village of Brigadoon which comes to life only once every 100 years.
Screenplay and lyrics by ALAN JAY LERNER
Music by FREDERICK LOEWE Produced by ARTHUR FREED
Directed by VINCENTE MINNELLI
(An American in Paris tomorrow at
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Charlie Chisholm Dalrymple:
A cartoon feature based on an old Chinese legend. Produced by SHANGHAI ANIMATION FILM STUDIOS English version directed by LOUIS ELMAN for
LEAH INTERNATIONAL (R)
A 'history' of the B-Western starring
Tom Mix , William S. Hart Yakima Canutt
Ken Maynard , Hoot Gibson Harry Carey , Tim McCoy Buck Jones , Roy Rogers Gene Autrey , Tex Ritter Randolph Scott and John Wayne
This affectionate tribute to the screen Western stars includes clips from films that depict a West as different from the reality as day is from night. But no one cares - 'By jingo the cavalry's coming.'
Produced, written and narrated by TONY THOMAS
Starring Celia Johnson, Trevor Howard
A chance meeting in a suburban railway station brings together Laura Jesson, a happily married woman, and Dr Alec Harvey, who is also married. They fall in love, but their secret happiness is marred by the furtive way they must carry on the affair.
(Hobson's Choice tomorrow at 4.45pm)
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Produced and adapted from his play "Still Life" by:
Most people believe their home is their castle. But it isn't. If the council want it, it's theirs. Billy and Gordon Howard still believe Rose Cottage belongs to them. Barnsley Council knows better. It has placed a compulsory purchase order on the cottage and surrounding land.
The bachelor brothers, aged 65 and 73, are set in then-ways and absolutely refuse to budge.
Since this film was first shown, hundreds of people have written to ask what happened to the brothers.
In this updated version of the film, which was the BAFTA award-winner for the best factual series of this year, and nominated for the Prix Italia award, the struggle draws to a close. Billy and Gordon threaten to use their shotgun when the bailiffs arrive. Photography
REX MAIDMENT, BRIAN MCDAIRMANT Film recordist DON LEE
Film editor TONY HEAVEN Producer DAVID PEARSON
The Galileo Seven
Written by OLIVER CRAWFORD ,S. BAR-DAVID Directed by ROBERT GIST (R)
Captain James T Kirk:
Seductive screen siren, Betty Boop , makes her long-awaited come-back in this new all-colour, all-singing spectacular.
Featuring the voice of Desiree Goyette
Written by RON FRIEDMAN Directed by BILL MELENDEZ
Oberstdorf, West Germany, the venue for next February's World Nordic Championships hosts this traditional
New Year holiday event on the giant 90-metre Schattenberg hill.
Presented by RON PICKERING Television presentation by ARD, West Germany Producer JIM RESIDE
England RICHIE BENAUD introduces highlights of the final day's play in Melbourne Television presentation CHANNEL 9 Australia
or How Sam Colt Changed America
The American Wild West was the America of cowboys and frontier towns. Of Dodge City, Wichita and Abilene. A land celebrated in 2,000 Western movies. But were the movies fact or fantasy?
The Wild West lasted only 15 years. During that time, lawmen lived longer and citizens experienced less crime than in the cities of the eastern United States.
But Sam Colt , the huckster, showman and libertine who invented the first practical revolver, gave America a new idea of itself. America became a gun culture. This film, with the help of Hollywood, shows how. Film editor DICK ALLEN
Film cameraman JOHN ELSE
Film research PETER CHAPMAN
Executive producer BRUCE NORMAN Written and produced by ALAN EREIRA
starring Gene Wilder Cleavon Little
Mel Brook 's riotous
Wild Western parody is the tale of how a black sheriff saves the town of Rock Ridge from a crooked speculator - but only after a great deal of inspired lunacy has been unleashed with the help of the alcoholic, once-legendary Waco Kid, the super-sexy Lili von Shtupp and Brooks himself.
Screenplay by MEL BROOKS
NORMAN STEINBERG. ANDREW BERGMAN.
RICHARD PRYOR. ALAN UGER Produced by MICHAEL HERTZBERG Directed by MEL BROOKS
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Claude E Starrett
'I don't try and analyse too much. I think it is dangerous, it is like believing your own myth. I try and keep away from all that, I always try and write instinctively and hope it comes out right.'
(PAUL MCCARTNEY , 1986)
At the beginning of September Paul McCartney released Press to Play, his
15th album since the Beatles broke up in 1970. In a recent programme Paul talked in detail about his hugely successful solo career. This specially extended version includes additional, previously unseen, archive footage of McCartney and Wings in performance and unseen film of the Beatles at work in Studio 2, Abbey Road in the early 60s.
Researcher SUE GAGAN Executive producer MICHAEL APPLETON
Produced and directed by DAVID G. CROFT
(Revised repeat. First shown on BBCI)
by M. R. JAMES
The last of five chilling tales for dark winter nights, told by Robert Powell
Tonight: The Rose Garden