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: Open University

Community Education in Belfast

: The Flumps

A See-Saw programme Something Different by JULIE HOLDER
Narrator Gay Soper (R)

: News and Weather followed by The Circus Moves On - In Calabria

The old traditions of travelling players lives on in southern Italy.
The Circus Embellriva is made up of seven families who never play a town for longer than three days before moving on. The backstage life, the travelling, the tent up, the tent down, the animals, the heat, the troubles, are all to be found in this film. Producer JOHN BIRD


Editors: Anthony Isaacs
Editors: Christopher Parsons

: News and Weather

Regional News and Weather

: Year of the French

August: The Country Priest
Louis Mahuas is parish priest of the village of Landaul, near the south coast of Brittany.
He ministers to no more than ten at early morning Mass on weekdays, a full church on Sundays. For 30 years he has enjoyed teaching science at the church school where he was once a pupil himself. But Fr Louis is even more Breton than French. The revival of his native Celtic language and culture is the passion of his life.
Narrator Michael Dean Film editor JIM LATHAM
Producer EDWARD MIRZOEFF (R) (e)


Unknown: Louis Mahuas
Unknown: Fr Louis
Editor: Jim Latham

: Primrose Path

Starring Ginger Rogers, Joel McCrea

Ginger as a girl 'from the wrong side of the tracks'. When she falls in love with the handsome and well-off Ed she determines that they will be married - whatever the problems...
Films: page 19


Screenplay: Allan Scott
Screenplay/Produced and directed by: Gregory La Cava
Elie May Adams: Ginger Rogers
Ed Wallace: Joel McCrea
Mamie Adams: Marjorie Rambeau
Gramp: Henry Travers
Homer: Miles Mander
Grandma: Queenie Vassar
Honeybell: Joan Carroll
Thelma: Vivenne Osborne
Carmelita: Carmen Morales

: Elvis Presley in Flaming Star

— also starring
Barbara Eden Steve Forest
Dolores Del Rio
The Burton family, although of mixed blood, are more or less accepted by the local white community until the Kiova Indians attack a neighbouring farm and kill all but one of the inhabitants. Elvis Presley , in his first strong dramatic role. plays the half-breed Pacer, who, when war comes, finds he belongs to neither the white nor the Indian community.
Screenplay by CLAIR BUFFAKER Produced by DAVID WEISBART Directed by DON SIEGEL
0 FILMS: page 19


Unknown: Barbara Eden
Unknown: Steve Forest
Unknown: Dolores Del Rio
Unknown: The Burton
Unknown: Elvis Presley
Play By: Clair Buffaker
Produced By: David Weisbart
Directed By: Don Siegel
Pacer: Elvis Presley
Roslyn Pierce: Barbara Eden
Clint: Steve Forrest
Neddy Burton: Delores Del Rio
Pa Burton: John McIntire
Buffalo Horn: Rudolph Acosta
Dred Pierce: Karl Swenson
DOC Phillips: Ford Rainey
Angus Pierce: Richard Jaeckel
Dorothy Howard: Anne Benton
Tom Howard: L Q Jones
Will Howard: Douglas Dick

: Open Space

Man of Iron
'I'm a stroke victim. When I walk I have to drag an invisible ball and chain, and I speak with a stumbling parody of my old voice. But I'm a bloody sight better off than I would have been without fighting it.'
Eric Pleasants is 73 and fighting the hardest battle of his extraordinary life. A strongman turned martial arts instructor, he survived German POW camps by joining the Britische Freikorps , and seven years in a Siberian prison camp for smuggling people across the German border. He believes that his highly developed sense of personal survival and his fanatical physical fitness have helped him recover from a massive stroke which would have killed many and crippled most.
Film cameraman ALAN STEVENS Film editor CHRISTY HANNA
Series producer PETER LEE - WRIGHT Open Space is the series where the public make programmes under their own editorial control with help from the Community Programme Unit.
* INFO: page 76


Unknown: Eric Pleasants
Unknown: Britische Freikorps
Unknown: Alan Stevens
Editor: Christy Hanna
Producer: Michael MacCormacK
Producer: Peter Lee

: Q.E.D.

The 300-million Years War with John Lawton
Minefields, poison gas, hired mercenaries, early-warning systems - it's no holds barred in the never-ending battle between two of nature's superpowers: the insects and the plants. Q.E.D. uncovers a microscopic world of conflict where thousands of insects lay siege to a single tree. Unable to move, plants retaliate with their arsenal of chemical weapons. There are few clear victories, but one thing is certain - plants are not pacifists.
Series editor DAVID FILKIN Producer DANA PURVIS


Unknown: John Lawton
Producer: Dana Purvis

: Wildlife Showcase

A series of nine programmes. 8: George River Caribou Five hundred thousand caribou wander the George River area of Quebec. They thrive in one of the meanest places on earth, crossing the George River twice yearly on their annual migration from summer pastures to winter grounds.
Today the caribou face competition for their wilderness, and the river itself is greatly swollen because of human activity. For the caribou this is disastrous as this, the first of two films from the award-winning Canadian series The Nature of Things, shows.
Presented by David Suzuki TV presentation GEORGE INGER BBC Bristol


Presented By: David Suzuki
Unknown: George Inger

: M*A*S*H

Welcome to Korea
In tonight's episode, which opened the fourth year of this popular series, viewers are introduced to Captain B. J. Hunnicutt who is in turn introduced to the 4077th.


Unknown: B. J. Hunnicutt
Written By: Everett Greenbaum
Written By: Jim Fritzell
Written By: Larry Gelbart
Directed By: Gene Reynolds
Hawkeye: Alan Alda
B J: Mike Farrell
Col Potter: Harry Morgan
Hotlips: Loretta Swit
Major Frank Burns: Larry Linville

: ScreenPlay: White Lady

In a derelict farmhouse, deep in the English countryside, Gil struggles alone to bring up his little daughters 'to need very little.... strong against all harm'. But unknown to any of them, in the surrounding fields of wheat and barley, and in the nodding branches of the fruit trees, there lurks a deathly power.
Graphic designer ANN JENKINS Film editor GREG MILLER
Directed by DAVID RUDKIN BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: David Rudkin
Unknown: Elizabeth Parker
Designer: Ann Jenkins
Editor: Greg Miller
Unknown: Photography John Kenway
Designer: Michael Edwards
Producer: Carol Parks
Directed By: David Rudkin
Gil: Cornelius Garrett
Amy: Sophie Thompson
TesS: Jessica Martin
White Lady: Meg Wynn Owen

: Newsnight

with Peter Snow
Donald MacCormick and Adam Raphael with political and economic reports from Will Hutton and Nick Clarke


Unknown: Peter Snow
Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Unknown: Adam Raphael
Unknown: Will Hutton
Unknown: Nick Clarke

: Weatherview

: Interval

: Open University

11.30 CaringforHealththe Brazilian Way
Rio holds little glamour for most of its inhabitants. Slums breed sickness, and hospitals are falling apart. Why, despite Brazil's wealth, is it so bad to be sick?
11.55 Maths: Estimation
How many divorces will there be in 1987? There are many possible ways of estimating this from data but some methods are better than others. To choose the correct one, precise nature of the data must be known. Producer ANDREW BARKER (R)


Producer: Victor Lockwood
Producer: Andrew Barker

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