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: Open University

6.50 17th-century England: Appleton House
7.15 Brazil: Fuelling the Miracle
7.40 Psychology: Family Therapy
8.5 Working for Love
8.30 Water by the Volume
8.55 Roman Architecture and Town Planning
9.20 Operational Decisions
9.45 Spatial Learning and the Hippocampus
10.10 The Nature of Chemistry
10.35 Handicapped in the Community
11.0 Politics and Drama
11.50 Feature Films as Propaganda
12.15 Engineering Mechanics: Solids and Fluids
12.40 Religion: Sikhs in Britain
1.5 Technology: Something New Under the Sun?
1.30 Modem Art: Monuments
1.55 Chemistry: Flavours and Fragrances
2.20 The Great Exhibition (1)
2.45 International Marketing

: Saturday Cinema: Red River

F starring
John Wayne
Montgomery Clift One of the great
Westerns, Red River tells the story of Thomas Dunson, a snung-willed and hot-tempered pioneer, and his decision to embark on an unprecedented cattle drive from Texas to Abilene,
Kansas. Dunson's single-minded and ruthless obsession brings him into conflict with his adopted son, Matthew Garth, sole survivor of an Indian massacre many years before.
John Wayne stars in one of his toughest roles as the determined Dunson, and Montgomery Clift plays the rebellious foster son in a tale of drama and action across the great plains of America.
Screenplay by BORDEN CHASE . CHARLES SCHNEE Produced and directed by HOWARD HAWKS
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Unknown: John Wayne
Unknown: Montgomery Clift
Unknown: John Wayne
Unknown: Montgomery Clift
Play By: Borden Chase
Unknown: Charles Schnee
Directed By: Howard Hawks
Thomas Dunson: John Wayne
Matthew Garth: Montgomery Clift
Tess Millay: Joanne Dru
Groot: Walter Brennan
Fen: Coleen Gray
Cherry: John Ireland
Buster: Noah Beery Jr
QUO: Chief Yowlachie
Melville: Harry Carey Sr
Dan Latimer: Harry Carey Jr
Matt (as a boy): Mickey Kuhn
Teeler: Paul Fix
Sims: Hank Warden
Bunk Kenneally: Ivan Parry
Old Leather: Hal Taliaferro
Fernandez: Paul Fiero
Wounded wrangler: Billie Self

: Trooping the Colour

Scenes from this morning's military spectacle in London, at which HM The Queen took the salute on Horse Guards Parade when the Colour of the Second Battalion, Scots Guards, was trooped.
Also scenes after the parade when the Queen returned to the Palace at the head of her Guards, the fly-past by the Red Arrows and the traditional appearance on the balcony of Buckingham
Palace by members of the Royal Family. Commentator Tom Fleming
Producer IAN SMITH


Commentator: Tom Fleming
Producer: Ian Smith

: NewsView

The news of the day and the week
Debbie Thrower with today's latest news and sport. Moira Stuart reviews a week of news in pictures - with subtitles.
Followed by Weather


Unknown: Debbie Thrower
Unknown: Moira Stuart

: Le Mystere Picasso

In this award-winning film, getting its British television premiere tonight, watch one of the greatest painters of the 20th century at work.
Pablo Picasso was persuaded by Henri-Georges Clouzot to come into a film studio and paint. As with the recent series Painting with Light, the images grow and change before the camera.
The film was made in 1956, before the age of the computer, colour television and the Quantel Paintbox.
Henri-Georges Clouzot could only set up his camera in front of a screen on which Picasso worked. But the end results shimmer and glow with colour as this great and inventive master entertains the viewer. Music by GEORGES AURIC Directed by HENRI-GEORGES CLOUZOT


Unknown: Pablo Picasso
Music By: Georges Auric
Directed By: Henri-Georges Clouzot

: Voices of China

Professor Shen Xiang has been teaching Western music in China since 1947, bringing considerable international recognition to the work of the Central Conservatory of Music in Peking - a city of striking contrasts. His students achieved extraordinary success in the 1985 Cardiff Singer of the World competition and the Mirjam Helin competition in Finland. As well as overcoming the consequences of the Cultural Revolution, the Chinese have conquered what is a totally different musical language, and leamt new methods of voice production.
Narrator Brian Kay
Film cameraman PAUL REED Film editor JOHN GILLANDERS Director ANDREW quick BBC Wales


Unknown: Professor Shen Xiang
Unknown: Mirjam Helin
Narrator: Brian Kay
Unknown: Paul Reed
Editor: John Gillanders
Director: Andrew Quick

: The Longest River

This is the story of a journey and a portrait of three people - Joy Ungricht, Mark Jensen and Stan Boor - who make that journey. In this spectacular, award-winning documentary, these three young Americans attempt to raft one of the world's most dangerous rivers, the Bio-Bio, and explain why they have chosen a life style so perilously close to the edge. Conceived and directed by ROBERT COHEN (R)


Unknown: Mark Jensen
Unknown: Stan Boor
Directed By: Robert Cohen

: Tough Guys: Al Pacino in Serpico

continues a season starring the movie heroes.
Tonight with John Randolph
Based on the true story of Frank Serpico , this movie depicts the violent world encountered by the undercover cop. Joining the New York City police as an idealistic young rookie, he refuses the pay-offs which are commonplace to his colleagues. Transferred to plain-clothes work, his idealism and unconventional behaviour further isolate him from the force and his life is in danger from both sides of the law.
Based on the book by PETER MAAS Produced by MARTIN BREGMAN Directed by SIDNEY LUMET
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Unknown: John Randolph
Unknown: Frank Serpico
Play By: Waldo Salt
Unknown: Norman Wexler
Book By: Peter Maas
Produced By: Martin Bregman
Directed By: Sidney Lumet
Serpico: Al Pacino
Sidney Green: John Randolph
Tom Keough: Jack Kehoe
Insp McClain: Beff McGuire
Laurie: Barbara Eda-Young
Leslie: Cornelia Sharpe
Bob Blair: Tony Roberts
Pasquale: John Medici
DA Tauber: Allan Rich
Rubello: Norman Ornellas
Lombardo: Ed Grover
Peluce: Al Henderson
Malone: Hank Garrett
Joey: Damien Leake
PottS: Joe Bova
Capt Tolkin: Gene Gross
Waterman: John Stewart
Larry: Woodie King
Steiger: James Tolkin
Barto: Ed Crowley
Palmer: Bernard Barrow
Mr Serpico: Sal Carollo
Mrs Serpico: Mildred Clinton
Smith: Nathan George
Dr Metz: Gus Fleming
Corsaro: Richard Foronjy
Brown: Alan North

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