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: Open University

Arts: Melodrama

: England

The Olympics air show of 1929-30. (B/w.Rpt)

: Army Lives

The Officer Class and the Ranked. The demands of military rank.

: ...But First This

With Philippa Forrester and Toby Anstis. ● STEREO
Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles
Cartoon adventures. * TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888


Unknown: Toby Anstis.

: Ipso Facto

Daniel Price investigates humour. With Tony Robinson , June Whitfield , Graeme Garden and Josie Lawrence.


Unknown: Tony Robinson
Unknown: June Whitfield
Unknown: Graeme Garden
Unknown: Josie Lawrence.

: Playdays

The Tent Stop.

: Double Dare

With Peter Simon. ● STEREO


Unknown: Peter Simon.

: The O Zone

Take That are one of the pop acts in today's programme.

: Suzy

First showing on I network television.
Starring Jean Harlow Cary Grant
Trapped in Paris during the First World War, American showgirl Suzy Trent marries dashing French air ace Andre Charville. But their idyll is disturbed when her first husband, long presumed dead, appears with the British forces.
Director George Fitzmaurice
● FILMS: pages 44-51


Unknown: Jean Harlow
Unknown: Cary Grant
Unknown: Suzy Trent
Unknown: Andre Charville.
Director: George Fitzmaurice
Suzy Trent: Jean Harlow
André Charville: Cary Grant
Terry Moore: Franchot Tone
Mme Eyrelle: Benitah Ume
Baron Charville: Lewis Stone
Captain Barsanges: Reginald Mason

: Holiday Outings

Robert Robinson cruises round the Hebrides.


Unknown: Robert Robinson

: After Hours

US entertainment magazine.

: Postman Pat

Animation for children.

: Olympic Grandstand

Highlights of last night's women's individual all-round event. Commentary by Barry Davies and Mitch Fenner.
The last 16 in action.
Plus badminton and tennis.
Including at
2.00pm News and Weather


Commentary By: Barry Davies
Commentary By: Mitch Fenner.

: Weekend Outlook

Open University preview.

: A Day in the Life Of

An airline pilot.

: For a Few Francs More

British expatriates in France.

: News; Weather

Followed by Crocodiles - the Deadly Survivors
Australia's biggest reptiles.

: News; Weather

and Regional News; Weather

: Cartoons

: Children's BBC: Bananaman

With Andi Peters.

Animation. (Repeat)


Presenter (Children's BBC): Andi Peters

: The True Story of SpitMacPhee

Eight-part children's drama set in Australia.
7: Spit's future is decided. With John Mills.

: Newsround

The news for children.

: Byker Grove

6: The arrival of a handsome
American causes a stir. 0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

: Olympic Grandstand

More sprinting action as the second round of the men's
100m gets underway. Britain's Linford Christie and the strong American trio of Dennis Mitchell
, Leroy Burrell and Mark Witherspoon are hoping for a comfortable passage into tomorrow's semi-finals. Other
British athletes making their first appearances are 800m runner Tom McKean , his fellow Scot, 3,000m specialist Yvonne Murray , and the 1984 women's javelin champion
Tessa Sanderson. With commentary by David Coleman ,
Stuart Storey , Brendan Foster and Paul Dickenson.
5.35 Men's 100m second round
5.55 Men's shot put final
6.00 Men's 800m first round
6.15 Men's 20km walkfinal
6.50 Women's 3,000m first round
The last of the 31 swimming golds are decided this evening, with European silver medallist Ian Wilson carrying British hopes in the men's 1500m freestyle, but facing stiff competition from the Australian world record-holder
Kieren Perkins and the German world champion
Joerg Hoffman. Plus, the finals of the women's 50m freestyle, the women's 200m backstroke, and the men's 4 x 100m individual medley, the race in which Matt Biondi could be going for a record-equalling tenth Olympic gold. With commentary by Hamilton Bland , Andy Jameson and Helen Rollason.
Plus, yachting, cycling and boxing news.


Unknown: Linford Christie
Unknown: Dennis Mitchell
Unknown: Leroy Burrell
Unknown: Mark Witherspoon
Unknown: Tom McKean
Unknown: Yvonne Murray
Unknown: Tessa Sanderson.
Commentary By: David Coleman
Commentary By: Stuart Storey
Commentary By: Brendan Foster
Commentary By: Paul Dickenson.
Unknown: Ian Wilson
Unknown: Kieren Perkins
Unknown: Joerg Hoffman.
Unknown: Matt Biondi
Commentary By: Hamilton Bland
Commentary By: Andy Jameson
Commentary By: Helen Rollason.

: The True Adventures of Christopher Columbus

Last in the mock-heroic saga of the 15th-century navigator. Admiral ofMosquitos
Hispaniola has fallen prey to massacre and mutiny. Will Columbus survive the relentless march of history?

: East

The series on Asian affairs returns with a report on bandits in Pakistan.
Held to Ransom. Shootings and kidnappings are a daily event in the southern province of Sindh.
Bandits, called dacoits, are holding the region to ransom. Their reign of terror is now so serious that 40,000 paramilitary police and troops have been sent in to purge their hideouts. For this report, East has gained access for the first time to the dacoit camps. Producer Farah Durrani
Series producer Charles Bruce • STEREO


Producer: Farah Durrani
Producer: Charles Bruce

: Gardeners' World

Liz Rigbey visits "Little
Sparta", the garden created by artist Ian Hamilton Finlay , south of Edinburgh, where birds feed off small submarines, and the legend beneath the birch grove reads, "Bring back the birch". "The garden is unlike every other art,"
Hamilton Finlay explains. "You do something very radical. You are changing a bit of the world." With Geoff Hamilton.
Series producer Rosemary Forgan Executive producer Tony Laryea
A Catalyst Television production for BBCtv
0 BBC GARDENERS' WORLD MAGAZINE: £ 1.45 from newsagents. ● GARDENING: page 17


Unknown: Liz Rigbey
Artist: Ian Hamilton Finlay
Unknown: Hamilton Finlay
Unknown: Geoff Hamilton.
Producer: Rosemary Forgan
Producer: Tony Laryea

: Bottom

Rik Mayall and Adrian Edmondson 's comedy series. 's Up. Richie and Eddie's landlord asks them to mind his shop. With Roger Sloman , Michael Redfem , John Wells and Evie Garratt. Director/Producer Ed Bye (fipt;


Unknown: Rik Mayall
Unknown: Adrian Edmondson
Unknown: Roger Sloman
Unknown: Michael Redfem
Unknown: John Wells
Unknown: Evie Garratt.

: Naked Hollywood

This episode from the Bafta Award-winning series looks behind the glitz of Hollywood to investigate why screenwriters are paid so much but treated so badly. Featuring screenwriters Oliver Stone (Platoon), Kurt Luedtke (Out of Africa), and James L Brooks (Terms of Endearment).
Director Margy Kinmonth
Series producer Nicolas Kent


Unknown: Oliver Stone
Unknown: Kurt Luedtke
Unknown: James L Brooks
Director: Margy Kinmonth
Producer: Nicolas Kent

: 10x10

The showcase for short films by new film-makers.
Breaking the Angel's Back
This original film drama by Ian Dodds goes into the minds of John, a teenage boy in a coma, and his mysterious nurse.
With Liza Walker, Gordon Ridout, Derek Anders, Ann Scott-Jones, Ronnie Aitken, Terry Cavers. Series producer Colin Rose


Unknown: Ian Dodds
Unknown: Liza Walker
Unknown: Gordon Ridout
Unknown: Derek Anders
Unknown: Ann Scott-Jones
Unknown: Ronnie Aitken
Unknown: Terry Cavers
Producer: Colin Rose

: Newsnight

With Sue Cameron.

: What the Papers Say

Peter McKay of the London
Evening Standard reviews the week's press.
Producer Brian Armstrong
A Granada production for BBCtv


Unknown: Peter McKay
Producer: Brian Armstrong

: Weathervlew

: Cat People

I The first in a double-bill I of horror classics.
Newly-wed Irena has inherited a bizarre ancestry of bestiality.
Director Jacques Toumeur
● FILMS: pages 44-51


Director: Jacques Toumeur
Irena Dubrovna: Simone Simon
Other Reed: Kent Smith
Dr Judd: Tom Conway
Alice: Jane Randolph
Commodore: Jack Holt
Carver: Alan Napier
MissPlunkett: Elizabeth Dunne

: The Hounds of Zaroff

Tonight’s second horror film stars
Joel McCrea , Fay Wray
A big game hunter finds he is the prey when he is shipwrecked and hunted down by the terrifying hounds of Zaroff.
Directors Irving Pichel and Ernest B Schoedsack
• FILMS: pages 44-51


Unknown: Joel McCrea
Unknown: Fay Wray
Directors: Irving Pichel
Directors: Ernest B Schoedsack
Bob Rainsford: Joel McCrea
Eve Trowbridge: Fay Wray
Count Zaroff: Leslie Banks
Martin Trowbridge: Robert Armstrong

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