The Chimp. When the circus disbands, Ollie inherits Ethel the chimpanzee.
With James Finlayson. (R)
Johnny Weissmuller Johnny Sheffield
When the peace of the forest is threatened by a group of ruthless professional hunters, the animals and jungle people look to Tarzan for protection.
Director Kurt Neuman
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Margaret Rutherford Lionel Jeffries
Amateur sleuth Miss Marple is on the trail of a murderer once again and definitely all at sea. On board the training ship
Battledore she suspects that everything is neither shipshape nor Bristol fashion.
Director George Pollock
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Det Insp Craddock:
Matron Alice Fanbraid:
L 'enfance de I 'art. In a district which could be in the Lebanon, or elsewhere, a young woman reads Victor Hugo to a child. This short drama is a testimony: a reflection on war, on education and on the tyranny of ideas.
Written and directed by Jean-Luc Godard and Anne-Marie Mieville
Leonard Bernstein at Harvard
Continuing the series of six lectures given by the great
American musician who died last year.
5: The 20th-Century Crisis Leonard Bernstein looks at some of the conflicts facing 20th-century composers.
Including Ravel's Rapsodie Espagnole and the Unanswered Question by Charles Ives performed by the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and the Adagio from Mahler's Symphony No 9 played by the Vienna Philharmonic
Orchestra conducted by Leonard Bernstein. (R)
Weather followed by Flying Birds
David and Katie Urry 's superb photography captures all the beauty of gannets, fulmers and arctic terns.
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Weather followed by Barry Norman 's Films of the Year
Barry Norman looks at the best and worst of the year.
A fully-trained mountain rescue dog can cover as much ground as 20 men. But few dogs make the grade.
Sid Perou follows the fortunes of 'Gael' and 'Corrie' as they are put to the test in the Yorkshire Dales.
Executive producer Douglas B Smith (R)
The last in the series.
5: The Origin of the Universe Professor Malcolm Longair leaves the biggest problem of the lot to his last lecture. In his explanation of some of the most puzzling aspects of the structure of the universe, he illustrates how modern particle physics - the pursuit of the very small - is providing some remarkable new theories to explain the evolution of the very large.
Ski-ing in the Austrian Tyrol A guide to the major resorts in the area, and a basic introduction to a winter sports holiday. Presented by Penny Junor with Dr John Thomes. Producer Julie Bradshaw
Executive producer Alan Dobson (R) Details on Ceefax page 619
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First showing on network television, starring Walter Matthau
Marooned on a raft in mid-ocean, the fearsome buccaneer Captain Red and his young crewman Jean-Baptiste are at the end of their tether when the Spanish galleon
Neptune comes into view. As they clamber aboard, little do they realise that their adventures are just beginning.
Director Roman Polanski
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Jean-Baptiste the Frog:
Commander of Marines:
The Public Voice
Surreal Danish film.
A second chance to see
Arthur Hopcraft 's eight-part dramatisation of Charles Dickens 's novel starring
Diana Rigg , Denholm Elliott 1: Young Esther Summerson is summoned to London by her guardian's solicitors.
Producers John Hams and Betty Willingale Director Ross Devenish (R)
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Sir Leicester Dedlock:
The cult radio comedy now on television written and performed by David Baddiel , Steve Punt Rob Newman , Hugh Dennis Each winter the bald-headed eagle comes to roost in the Highlands of Scotland. Tony Soper is there with his binoculars. Unfortunately he hasn't got a television series. We have. Sorry Tony.
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Whatever Happened to Susl?
Two years ago, Grace Stocken heard an item on Woman's
Hour that changed her life.
Someone was talking about a reunion of the children who had fled Nazi Germany in 1939. Grace was one of those children. The day after her
3rd birthday, she and her twin sister were collected from
Liverpool Street Station and taken to live in Wales with a Baptist minister and his wife. They changed her name from Susi to Grace and told her she was an orphan. Fifty years on, that radio broadcast set her off on a mission to discover the truth. The trail led to New
York, Munich and Leipzig. What she finally uncovered was more than she could ever have hoped for. Producer Sally George Editor Caroline Pick
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Sir Arthur Streeb-Greebling (Peter Cook ) chooses his 12 Christmas gifts with Ludovic Kennedy.
9: Drummers Drumming
The background to today's top stories presented by Peter Snow.
In the heat of the night, a couple make love. He is a bartender, she is the wife of the bar owner. Her husband has hired a private detective to prove their adultery. But temperatures are running high, and blood is about to be spilt. This stylish Texan murder mystery - gruesome and comic by turns - was the first film by the producerdirector team Ethan and Joel Coen , whose latest film,
Miller's Crossing, opens soon.
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