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: George Stevens

A Film-Maker's Journey Career of the American director who made Swing Time and Giant.

: Vigil in the Night

Carole Lombard
Director George Stevens 's taut tale of a dedicated nurse taking the blame for her sister's negligence.
From the novel by A J Cronin 0 FILMS: page 37


Unknown: Carole Lombard
Director: George Stevens
Anne Lee: Carole Lombard
Lucy Lee: Anne Shirley
Joe Shand: Peter Cushing

: Beethoven

On consecutive nights in five European cities, Yo Yo Ma and Emanuel Ax played all Beethoven's sonatas for cello and piano. This performance of the first and last was recorded in Edinburgh.


Unknown: Emanuel Ax

: Fifth Avenue Girl

Ginger Rogers
When poor but honest Mary Grey meets an unhappy middle-aged millionaire, she scandalises the family by moving into his house.
Producer/Director Gregory LaCava * FILMS: page 37


Unknown: Mary Grey
Director: Gregory Lacava
Mary Grey: Ginger Rogers
MrBorden: Walter Connolly

: Mahabharat

41: Draupadi asks Arjuna to leave her and go to his new wife, Subhadra.
(In Hindi with English subtitles. Rptd tomorrow 11.40pm BBC1)

: Animation Now

Starring Tom and Jerry.

: Gone with the Wind

Clark Gable
Vivien Leigh
The passionate love story of Rhett Butler and Southern belle
Scarlett O'Hara , set against the the American Civil War.
Director Victor Fleming • FILMS: page 38


Unknown: Clark Gable
Unknown: Vivien Leigh
Unknown: Rhett Butler
Unknown: Scarlett O'Hara
Director: Victor Fleming
Rhett Butler: Clark Gable
Scarlett O'Hara: Vivien Leigh
Ashley Wilkes: Leslie Howard
Melanie Hamilton: Olivia de Havilland

: News

Moira Stuart with the latest national and international news.
Followed by Weather


Unknown: Moira Stuart

: Wainwright

A celebration of Britain's best loved fell-walker.
The Howgill Fells. When
Wainwright introduced Eric Robson to these hills just north of Sedbergh in Cumbria, he spoke passionately about how the landscape had inspired him.
(Wainwright Remembered tomorrow at 6.35pm)


Unknown: Eric Robson

: The Heart of Soweto

When You Come Back Home
Soon after the student uprising of 1976, Mbuyisa Makhubu fled the country. His mother is still awaiting his return. This film is about her. and Mrs Williams , whose daughter remains a political prisoner a year after the ban on the ANC was lifted.


Unknown: Mbuyisa Makhubu
Unknown: Mrs Williams

: The Civil War

On the 130th anniversary of the American Civil War, the BBC begins its edited version of this acclaimed American series.
The Cause. The divisive issues of slavery and states' rights, the jubilant rush to arms, and the bloody Battle of Bull Run when the first Americans were killed by their countrymen. With the voices of Sam
Waterston, Jason Robards ,
Garrison Keillor , Julie Harris , Derek Jacobi and Jeremy Irons. Producer Ken Burns
0 DOCUMENTARY: page 10


Unknown: Jason Robards
Unknown: Garrison Keillor
Unknown: Julie Harris
Unknown: Derek Jacobi
Unknown: Jeremy Irons.
Producer: Ken Burns

: Rhythms of the World

Seven Nights in New York City (1)
In two programmes, Rhythms of the World looks at immigrant communities in New York. This first programme features contributions from Greek rock band Annabouboula, Korean traditional musician Sang Won Park, and Dominican dance band La Gran Manzana.
Director Tim May
(Part 2 tomorrow at 9.00pm)


Director: Tim May

: Mortu Nega

First showing on network television.
The third film in the Africa on Film season is set in Guinea-
Bissau. After ten years, the war for independence is drawing to its close. Diminga. a freedom fighter, is on her way to find her husband on the front line. In Portuguese with English subtitles.
Director Flora Gomes
0 BOOKLET: send a cheque or PO for
£2.75, payable to BSS. to [address removed]. 0 FILMS: page 38


Director: Flora Gomes
Diminga: Bia Gomes
Sako TUNU: Eugenio Almada
Sanabayo: Mamadu Uri Balde
Lebeth: Mmale Nhasse

: Twin Peaks

Starring Kyle MacLachlan Michael Ontkean
Cooper gets into property and James gets deeper into a dangerous fascination.


Unknown: Kyle MacLachlan
Unknown: Michael Ontkean

: The Servant

To mark the 70th birthday of one of Britain's most accomplished screen actors.
Starring Dirk Bogarde Bogarde won a British Academy award for his performance as Barrett, the manservant whose relationship with his wealthy young employer takes a strange and destructive turn.
Screenplay Harold Pinter Director Joseph Losey • FILMS; page 38


Unknown: Dirk Bogarde
Barrett: Dirk Bogarde
Vera: Sarah Miles
Susan: Wendy Craig
Tony: James Fox
Lady Mounset: Catherine Lacey
Lord Mounset: Richard Vernon
Society woman: Ann Firbank
Older woman: Doris Knox
Bishop: Patrick Magee
Younger woman: Jill Melford
Society man: Harold Pinter

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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