9.00 The Oxford Union Debate Producer JEREMY COOPER (R)
9.25 Good Moves
Producer ALISON TUCKER (R)
A look at some West Country instrument makers.
Director PAUL ISLWYN THOMAS Producer GEORGE BRANDT
Robert Donat as Edmund Dantes Elissa Landi as Mercedes.
Alexandre Dumas 's classic story about a ship's mate, innocently involved in Napoleon's escape from Elba and unjustly imprisoned, who is determined to take his revenge.
De Villefort Jr . louis CALHERN Screenplay by PHILIP DUNNE , DAN TOTHEROH and ROWLAND V. LEE Produced by EDWARD SMALL Directed by ROWLAND V. LEE
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Introduced by Jonathan King Vancouver
Produced and directed by GORDON ELSBURY
(R revised. Shown last Monday)
Arthur Negus enjoys his favourite subject - furniture. 1: Medieval and Elizabethan
Presented by Hugh Scully. Production PAUL SMITH and ROBIN DRAKE BBC Bristol (R)
Victoria the Suffragette Victoria Lidiard recalls the excitements and disappointments.
Producer ANGELA HOLDSWORTH (R)
Echoes of a Warrior's Dream The spirit of the samurai is still alive in Japan. (R)
An investigation into the appointment of trade union delegates to the General
Committee of Birmingham's Small Heath constituency Labour Party. Plus Dar, hairdresser to the stars; Johnny Zee , the Punjabi answer to Michael Jackson ; Spotlight, a fortnightly guide to Asian arts and entertainment, the latest movies from Bollywood and Newswatch.
Presented by Shyama Perera and Krishnan Guru-Murthy . Producer PAUL SEN
Editor NARENDHRA MORAR BBC Pebble Mill
D-day 1944: the Second World War is ending but the 'master race' - the German elite controlling Hitler and the Nazis - are determined to survive and prepare for a third confrontation.
Written by HERBERT J. BIBERMAN ,
ANNE FROELJCK and ROWLAND LEIGH Produced by ROBERT GOLDEN
Directed by HERBERT J. BIBERMAN (Blackandwhite.Biberman'sfilm
'Salt of the Earth' tonight at 11.45pm) and at 4.15pm
Grand Prix starring
While competing in the Monaco Grand Prix,
Peter Aron causes a crash in which his colleague, Scott Stoddard , is seriously injured. Sacked by his furious boss, Aron sets out to fight his way back to the top....
This classic motor-racing movie features some of the most thrilling Grand Prix sequences ever filmed.
Nino Barlini .ANTONIO SABAT Screenplay by ROBERT ARTHUR Produced by EDWARD LEWtS
Directed by JOHN FRANKENHEIMER
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Presented by Antoine de Caunes.
This week, Raptdo fights for its right to party with the Beastie Boys in Los Angeles and watches Texas play at home in Glasgow. Pius the Stone Roses, cult actor
John Luhe and Memphis producer Willie Mitchell. Titles JEAN BAPTISTE MONDtNO Director PETER STUART Executive producers
ALEX BERGER and TIM NEWMAN An NB DE cprodMcMon repeated <omorrou' n< ;7.26jpm)
Presented by Moira Stuart.
Chris Lowe reviews the week in pictures, with subtitles. Followed by Weather view.
Written and narrated by Edward Behr.
The eyes of the world have been focused this year on the political events in China's cities. But 80 per cent of China's population are farmers, and their lives are being changed by quite different forces. Year of the Dragon follows five farmers through the four seasons and discovers a very different revolution in the countryside.
Judith Mackrell , dance critic of TheIndependent, introduces major dance works from around the world. Tonight Nedertands Dans Theater present.... The Soldier's Tale
Jiri Kylian 's brilliant new version of the famous
Stravinsky theatre piece, telling the story of a soldier who unwittingly strikes a bargain with the Devil, and finds that. in doing so. he has lost everything he loves. Starring the outstanding
Spanish dancer Nacho Duato as the soldier.
Directed by TORBJORN EHRNVALL A EM ARTS/NEDERLANDS DANS THEATER/SVT) productton
Chinese Cinema – the Non-Conformists
Filmmaker and critic Tony Rayns introduces the last of three recent Chinese films.
K!ng of the Children starring Xie Yuan
A young man is ordered to become a teacher at a village school. His lack of training or experience is no handicap as he is instructed to teach by the book. Lao Gar, however, discovers the joy of teaching. Like many of their contemporaries, director Chen Kaige and writer Ah Cheng (on whose story the film was based) were conscripted as land labourers during the Cultural Revolution
Screenplay by CHEN KANGE and WAN ZHI
Directed by CHEN KANGE
(A Mandarin film with English subtitles. First showing on British Television)
and at 11.45pm Hollywood Blacklist
Introduced by the director Bertrand Tavernier.
Salt of the Earth starring Rosaura Reveueltas
Silver City. New Mexico, the early 50s. Mexican-American zinc miners, appalled at their conditions, begin a strike. The company gets a court order that prohibits picketing. But the law doesn't extend to the miners' wives.
This remarkable film, based on real events, was made under difficult conditions by a blacklisted writer-producer-director team.
Screenplay by MICHAEL WILSON
Produced by PAUL JARRICO
Directed by HERBERT BIBERMAN
(Black and white. First showing on British Television.)
Television presentation DAVID THOMPSON
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