Starring William Lundigan
One morning, in the dark days of the Depression, $1,000 in cash arrives in a quiet Vermont village. The money leaves that night, having solved a lot of problems simply by being transferred from hand to hand.
Director Allan Dwan â FILMS: pages 55.62
Starring Barbara Stanwyck, John Lund
Rejected by her lover after becoming pregnant, Helen allows herself to take advantage of a terrible tragedy.
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Cottage on a Cliff. Derek and Jeannie Tangye describe how they gave up their jobs and set off to live in a derelict cottage on a Cornish cliff, with a cat and two donkeys, earning their living by growing potatoes.
3: Climbing Mount Improbable Charles Darwin suggested the process of climbing Mount
Improbable is called Natural
Selection - a human's greatest ever idea, according to Dr Richard Dawkins.
(Tomorrow: The Ultraviolet Garden) * STEREO
Fun for children. There's trouble at the royal palace and Greenclaws is asked to help out.
Life in the 1940s and 50s.
Affluence in the United States was symbolised by the two-car family. In Argentina, the impoverished masses looked to Evita Peron for hope and prosperity. Brazil created the futuristic city of Brasilia, and Fidel Castro hoped to improve Cuba's lot.
Followed by A Wood for the Trees
Grizedale Forest in Cumbria produces 20,000 tons of timber every year - and sculptures are brought in and hidden away among the trees.
Rural issues with John Craven.
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Followed by Westminster Live
Live coverage of Parliament.
and Regional News; Weather
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Word game with Paul Coia. • STEREO
Linda Agran chairs a discussion of social and personal issues. • STEREO
From the Grand Hall, Olympia. First of five days' coverage of this traditional pre-Christmas show, which this year celebrates its 21 st birthday. • STEREO
A series of explorations, first shown in 1976, by Professor W G Hoskins. Today he visits the Black Country. Producer Peter Jones
"Playing in Death and the Maiden over the last year brought home to me the reality of the lives endured by prisoners of conscience and of the lives denied them. This series has the power to kindle public imagination and encourage us all to act upon it" - actress Juliet Stevenson.
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Kirk and crew encounter the mysterious Trelane - witty, elegant, obsessed with the sport of war. (Teletext Subtitles: page 888)
Rough Guide to the World's jslands
The Philippines. Magenta De Vine and Rajan Datar travel first to the capital, Manila, where gambling is a way of life and a third of the population live in cardboard shacks. Then on to the island of Cebu where couples go to school to learn about marriage, and finally to Mindanao, with 100 miles of deserted beaches.
Producer Richard Fell
Series producer Dave Stewart ● STEREO
In her frank film, Sue Piper of British Naturism challenges the "saucy" images of nudity to reveal the unashamed front of naturism in this country. From the original pioneers of the 1920s to the new wave of urban enthusiasts, naturism is a "back to nature" movement, as much about escaping the constraints of modern life as the clothes which usually accompany it. Director Laura Granditer
Series producer Giles Oakley
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Followed by Advent Calendar(Txt)
Serbian Epics. As the Serbs fight in Yugoslavia to regain the land and the glory of their medieval empire, the myth and epic poetry that enshrined it is re-emerging from centuries of Turkish rule and communist repression. With poet Radovan Karadzic , leader of the Bosnian Serbs, this film takes a detached look at the epic songs, music and sense of history which drive Serbian identity. Producer Paul Pawlikowski
Series editor Nigel Williams
Concluding part of Nigel Williams 's period thriller, starring Peter McEnery
Lisa Harrow , Alan Howard While Meg tries to uncover the secret in the Oliphant papers, Jamie's obsession with the Witchfinder unleashes a terrifying force.
Milk float driver:
Presented by Peter Snow.
Locked Up Time. When Sibylle Schonemann applied for an exit visa from East Germany she was arrested by the "Stasi" and imprisoned. After the collapse of the Berlin Wall, she returned from exile to relive the nightmare by confronting her nameless persecutors on film.