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: Open University

6.50 Chardin and the Female Image
7.15 Maths across the Curriculum
7.40 Comparing Trades Unions
8.05 Everyday Violence
8.30 Modelling in Comfort
8.55 Santa Maria dei Miracoli, Venice
9.20 The View from Detroit
9.45 The Social Primate: Growing Up
10.10 Kafka and His World
10.35 The Handicapped: Working Together
11.00 Ethnic Minorities: Punjab to Britain (2)
11.25 The 'User-Friendly' School
11.50 A Question of Evidence
12.15 Light on Lasers
12.40 Religion: Pilgrimage
1.05 Introductory Electronics
1.30 Modern Art: Greenberg on Criticism
1.55 Organics by the Ton
2.20 Learning from the Box

: Network East: Musical Memories

The first of two archive programmes to herald a new series of the topical magazine covering Asian affairs.
Network East delves into the BBC archives to present some of the finest playback singers of the Indian sub-continent. They include:
Lata Mangeshkar, world-record holder for the number of songs on disc (over 30,000); Asha Bhonsle (queen of Indian disco); and Kishore Kumar (the yodelling singer/actor).
Executive producer JOHN WILCOX
Series producer NARENDHRA MORAR
A Network East presentation BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Lata Mangeshkar
Unknown: Asha Bhonsle
Unknown: Kishore Kumar
Producer: John Wilcox

: Saturday Cinema: Five Came Back

Chester Morris Lucille Ball
An airliner crash-lands in the Brazilian jungle, marooning the passengers in a region inhabited by a tribe of savage headhunters. As all rescue efforts are abandoned, the strain of survival brings about violent changes ...
Screenplay by DALTON TRUMBO


Play By: Dalton Trumbo
Produced By: Robert Sisk
Directed By: John Farrow
Bill: Chester Morris
Peggy Nolan: Lucille Ball
Alice: Wendy Barrie
Crimp: John Carradine
Pete: Allen Jenkins
Vasquez: Joseph Calleia
Prof Henry Spengler: C. Aubrey Smith
Joe Brooks: Kent Taylor
Judson Ellis: Patric Knowles
Martha: Elizabeth Risdon

: Championship Darts

Unipart British Professional Championship from Redcar Bowl
Today is the climax of eight days of intense competition with the top 32 players in Great Britain battling to reach the final, worth ill,000 to the winner. The enthusiastic crowd at Redcar will use their voices to encourage the two players to what is expected to be a tense and dramatic final. Will the 'King of Darts' ERIC BRISTOW be able to keep up his drive back to the top of the ladder? Can JOHN LOWE , after being a losing finalist four times, win the only 'big one' he has missed?
Will BOB ANDERSON justify his number-one spot or KEITH DELLER be there at the end? All questions will be answered this evening on the stage of the Redcar Bowl. The competition is now in overdrive with 13 sets to go before the new champion is crowned.
Introduced by TONY GUBBA
Television presentation MIKE ADLEY and PETER HAYWARD
Compact disc, 'BBC Sporting
Themes PWKS648. Also available on cassette, HSC648


Unknown: Eric Bristow
Unknown: John Lowe
Unknown: Bob Anderson
Unknown: Keith Deller
Introduced By: Tony Gubba
Unknown: Sid Waddell
Unknown: Tony Green
Unknown: Mike Adley
Unknown: Peter Hayward
Producer: Keith Phillips

: NewsView

Moira Stuart reads today's latest news and sport. Laurie Mayer reviews the week in pictures, with subtitles.
Followed by Weather


Unknown: Moira Stuart
Unknown: Laurie Mayer

: The Moving Image

The Museum of the Moving Image, which opens next
Thursday on London's South Bank, looks at the recent past as reflected in the growth of the 20th-century media of films and television.
Terry Gilliam visits the South Bank to look at work in progress on the museum and its often elaborate and spectacular exhibits, and introduces
20th-Century Treasure Trove Tonight's film, from a script by the distinguished documentary maker Robert Vas. explores the mysteries of collective memory with extracts from the vast holdings of the National Film Archive, which range from Walt Disney to Fritz Lang ,
L 'Age d'or to Brief Encounter. For 63 years the archive has been rescuing and storing away films and videotapes in vaults and bunkers across the south of England. This updated version of an acclaimed programme also examines the intricate procedures of classification and looks at the recent arrival of a new conservation centre endowed by J. Paul Getty III , who has also supported the Museum of the Moving Image.
Film cameraman COLIN WALDECK Film editors RAY FRAWLEY and DAVE KING
Executive producer CHRISTOPHER MARTIN
Director ELIZABETH SUSSEX (R) revised


Unknown: Terry Gilliam
Unknown: Fritz Lang
Unknown: J. Paul
Unknown: Getty Iii
Unknown: Colin Waldeck
Editors: Ray Frawley
Editors: Dave King
Producer: Christopher Martin
Director: Elizabeth Sussex

: Biko: The Spirit Lives

On 12 September, 1977, Steve Biko died in a South African prison. The official inquest cleared the authorities of any blame, but the circumstances of his death had repercussions all over the world.
At the age of 31, Biko was the charismatic leader of the Black Consciousness
Movement and one of the most influential political figures in the country.
In this Ebony film, Biko's closest friends and associates describe how he emerged to lead the movement and the personal qualities that set him apart.
For the first time, they also tell the story of political intrigue and betrayal which led to his death and assess the legacy of the Black
Consciousness Movement in South African politics today. Executive producer JOHN WILCOX Produced and directed by TERRENCE FRANCIS BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Steve Biko
Producer: John Wilcox
Directed By: Terrence Francis

: The Film Club: Two from the Heart

Beginning a new season of exceptional films from all over the world, director Julian Temple introduces two movies made back-to-back by Francis Coppola from the novels about American youth and rebellion by S.E. Hinton.

The Outsiders
Starring Matt Dillon as Dallas Winston, C. Thomas Howell as Ponyboy Curtis, Tom Cruise as Steve Randle, Rob Lowe as Sodapop Curtis, Emilio Estevez as Two-Bit Matthews, Ralph Macchio as Johnny Gade, Patrick Swayze as Darrel Curtis, Diane Lane as Cherry Valance

An extraordinary cast, who subsequently became labelled as Hollywood's 'brat-pack', were seen for the first time in this moving story of small-town America, 1966, where the 'Socs' - the rich kids - are at war with the 'Greasers' - the deprived from the other side of town. Coppola shot the film as a lyrical homage to the Technicolor world of 50s youth movies.
(First showing on British television)

and at 11.05pm
Rumble Fish
Starring Matt Dillon as Rusty-James, Mickey Rourke as Motorcycle Boy, Diane Lane as Patty, Dennis Hopper as Father, Diane Scarwid as Cassandra, Vincent Spano as Steve, Nicolas Cage as Smokey

Released after The Outsiders, Coppola brought an unusual, stylised treatment to this tougher and more violent view of alienated youth in Tulsa, with only brief flashes of colour in a dream-like world of black and white.
Rusty-James, who believes himself the toughest teenager around, is doomed to be in the shadow of his adored elder brother, the Motorcycle Boy.
(In black and white and colour. First showing on British television)

Films: page 18


Presenter (The Film Club): Julian Temple
Television Presentation (Film Club): David Thompson
Based on the novel by (The Outsiders): S.E. Hinton
Screenplay (The Outsiders): Kathleen Knutsen Powell
Producer (The Outsiders): Fred Roos
Producer (The Outsiders): Gray Frederickson
Director (The Outsiders): Francis Coppola
Dallas Winston: Matt Dillon
Ponyboy Curtis: Thomas Howell
Steve Randle: Rom Cruise
Sodapop Curtis: Rob Lowe
Two-Bit Matthews: Emilio Estevez
Johnny Gade: Ralph MacChio
Darre Curtis: Patrick Swayze
Cherry Valance: Diane Lane
Bob Sheldon: Leif Garrett
Randy Anderson: Darren Dalton
Marcia: Michelle Meyrink
Buck Merrill: Tom Waits
Screenplay/Based on the novel by: S.E. Hinton
Screenplay/Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Producer: Fred Roos
Producer: Doug Claybourne
Rusty-James: Matt Dillon
Motorcycle Boy: Mickey Rourke
Patty: Diane Lane
Father: Dennis Hopper
Cassandra: Diane Scarwid
Steve: Vincent Spano
Smokey: Nicolas Cage
B.J. Jackson: Christopher Penn
Midget: Larry Fishburne
Patterson the Cop: William Smith
Mr Harrigan: Michael Higgins
Biff Wilcox: Glenn Withrow
Benny: Tom Waits

: International Golf

Panasonic European Open Highlights of today's play introduced by HARRY CARPENTER
Producer ALASTAIR SCOTT Executive producer JOHN SHREWSBURY


Introduced By: Harry Carpenter
Producer: Alastair Scott

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