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: Open University

6.50 Architecture and Society
7.15 The Effective Manager: Crisis or Control?
7.40 Introduction to Psychology
8.5 An Office Career
8.30 Work and Society
8.55 The Romans in France
9.20 Decision-Making: Miners' Wage Claim
9.45 Mechanisms of Pain Relief
10.10 Floating an Integral
10.35 Ferrous Metals in Construction
11.0 Ethnic Minorities: Colour
11.25 Learning From the Future
11.50 Essen in The Third Reich
12.15 Looking Again at Large Samples
12.40 The Passover among Yemeni Jews
1.5 Constructive Learning
1.30 Modem Art: Beckmann

: Saturday Cinema: A Farewell to Arms

Gary Cooper Helen Hayes
Adolphe Menjou
This classic love story was the first film version to be made of the Hemingway novel.
World War One. Lt Henry, an American serving with the Italian ambulance corps, falls in love with an English nurse. But the terrible war brings about their separation and leads to tragedy.
(The life of the author of A Farewell to Arms is looked at in Hemingway, tomorrow on BBC1 at 9.25pm)
9 FILMS: page 16


Unknown: Gary Cooper
Unknown: Helen Hayes
Unknown: Adolphe Menjou
Unknown: Benjamin Glazer
Unknown: Oliver H. P. Garrett
Directed By: Frank Borzage
Frederic Henry: Gary Cooper
Catherine Barkley: Helen Hayes
Maj Rinaldi: Adolphe Menjou
Helen Ferguson: Mary Philips
Priest: Jack Larue
Head nurse: Blanche Friderici
Bonello: Henry Armetta
Piani: George Humbert
Manera: Fred Malatesta
Miss Van Campen: Mary Forbes
Count Greffi: Tom Ricketts
Gordoni: Robert Cauterio

: Cricket

The Benson and Hedges Cup Final
Northamptonshire v Yorkshire from Lord's
This enthralling contest could be decided by two exciting batsmen -
Northants's ALLAN LAMB , scorer of a brilliant 100 in the semi-final against Kent, and Yorkshire's
ASHLEY METCALFE , winner of four man-of-the-match awards already this season.
TONY LEWIS introduces further coverage of this 55-overs-per-side final.


Unknown: Allan Lamb
Unknown: Ashley Metcalfe
Introduces: Tony Lewis

: Short Stories

Some people call them dwarves. They call themselves 'persons of restricted growth'. There are more than 10,000 of them in Britain. And for all of them, being small is no laughing matter. Mike Ballan is just 37 inches tall - the smallest man in Britain. His twin brother Malcolm is nearly twice his height. Frances Gaywood is an adopted child. Her natural parents couldn't cope with the fact that she, unlike them, was a dwarf. Tom Shakespeare is the son and heir of Sir
William Shakespeare. Tom's at Cambridge - a political activist, hair dyed, self-confident, and something of a trial to his tall tidy mother. In childhood
Gladys Nicholson was hung from bars and painfully stretched - to no avail. But soon she's to marry Bernard Brooks - a shy watch-repairer, who for years couldn't bear to look in a mirror, or even a shop window. He kept thinking to himself that he was tall.
Narrator Richard Denton Small and perfectly formed documentary INDEPENDENT Memorable DAILY TELEGRAPH 40 Minutes editor EDWARD MIRZOEFF Producer COLLEEN TOOMEY


Unknown: Mike Ballan
Unknown: Frances Gaywood
Unknown: Tom Shakespeare
Unknown: William Shakespeare.
Unknown: Gladys Nicholson
Unknown: Bernard Brooks
Narrator: Richard Denton
Producer: Colleen Toomey

: NewsView

with Moira Stuart
Philip Hayton reviews news with subtitles; Weather


Unknown: Moira Stuart
Unknown: Philip Hayton

: Fred 'n' Ginger: Shall We Dance

Astaire Ginger Rogers
GEORGE GERSHWIN , who died 50 years ago today, supplied only one score out of the nine RKO Astaire-Rogers musicals, but it proved to be a great one. The songs include the title number, 'They all laughed', 'They can't take that away from me' and 'Let's call the whole thing off. Fred plays a world-renowned ballet dancer, while Ginger is a famous venue artist. At first there's antipathy, but romance and songs win through....
Screenplay by ALLAN SCOTT. ERNEST PAGANO , based on Watch Your Step by LEE LOEB and HAROLD BUCHMAN Produced by PANDRO S. BERMAN Directed by MARK SANDRICH
49 FILMS: page 16


Unknown: Astaire Ginger Rogers
Unknown: George Gershwin
Unknown: Allan Scott. Ernest Pagano
Unknown: Lee Loeb
Unknown: Harold Buchman
Produced By: Pandro S. Berman
Directed By: Mark Sandrich
Petroff: Fred Astaire
Linda Keene: Ginger Rogers
Baird: Edward Everett Horton
Cecil Flintridge: Eric Blore
Arthur Miller: Jerome Cowan
Lady Tarrington: Ketti Gallian
Jim: William Brisbane

: Cricket

The Benson and Hedges Cup Final
Northamptonshire v Yorkshire from Lord's
TONY LEWIS introduces highlights of today's match.


Introduces: Tony Lewis

: Hammer Horror: The Kiss of the Vampire

Clifford Evans Noel Willman
Edward De Souza Jennifer Daniel
1910. When their car runs out of petrol in a Bavarian forest, honeymooners Gerald and Marianne Harcourt head for the local inn. There they receive an invitation to dinner from Dr Ravna, the owner of a nearby castle. But all is not as it seems within the castle walls in this stylish Hammer variation on the Dracula tale.
Screenplay by JOHN ELDER
Produced by ANTHONY HINDS Directed by DON SHARP
0 FILMS: page 16


Unknown: Clifford Evans
Unknown: Noel Willman
Unknown: Edward de Souza
Unknown: Jennifer Daniel
Unknown: Marianne Harcourt
Play By: John Elder
Produced By: Anthony Hinds
Directed By: Don Sharp
Professor Zimmer: Clifford Evans
Dr Ravna: Noel Willman
Gerald Harcourt: Edward De Souza
Marianne: Jennifer Daniel
Carl: Barry Warren
Sabena: Jacquie Wallis
Tania: Isobel Black
Bruno: Peter Madden
Anna: Vera Cook
Fr Xavier: Noel Howlett

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