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: Open University

8.00 Science Preparatory Maths: Graphs 4335887 8.15 Something for Everyone 9639500 8.40 The Flight of the Eagle

: The Southerner

Zachary Scott
Migratory worker Sam Tucker and his family face the hardships of life as tenant farmers in Texas.
Writer/Director jean Renoir
• SEE FILMS pages 31-38


Unknown: Zachary Scott
Unknown: Sam Tucker
Sam Tucker: Zachary Scott
Nona Tucker: Betty Field
Devers: Carrol Naish
Granny: Beulah Bondi
Daisy: Jean Vanderwilt
Jot: Jay Gilpin

: James Johnston - Amongst the Greats

The celebrated tenor talks about his life in music.

: The Strange Affair

The Pied Piper. How true is the story in Robert Browning 's poem? With Robert Symes.


Unknown: Robert Browning
Unknown: Robert Symes.

: Donovan the Diviner

The first of three films featuring Cornishman Donovan Wilkins and his wife Margaret, who make a comfortable living from water divining.


Unknown: Cornishman Donovan

: Show Business

Eddie Cantor
The tale of a small-time burlesque artist who fights his way to fame and fortune in the Ziegfeld Follies. Made to celebrate Eddie Cantor 's 35 years in show business, this musical was based on the life of the song and dance man.
Director Edwin L Marin
• SEE FILMS pages 31-38


Unknown: Eddie Cantor
Unknown: Eddie Cantor
Director: Edwin L Marin
Eddie: Martin Eddiecantor
Joan Mason: Joan Davis
GeorgeDoane: George Murphy
Nancy Gaye: Nancy Kelly
Constance Ford: Constance Moore

: Animation Now

Living Colors, a National Film Board of Canada production by Michel Herbert.


Production By: Michel Herbert.

: Network East

Asian entertainment magazine.

: Tanhaiyan

A 13-part Asian drama.
11: Zara has bought back her parents' house in Lahore. In Urdu with English subtitles.

: Lady L

Sophia Loren
Paul Newman , David Niven On her 80th birthday, Lady
Lendale reminisces about her humble beginnings. But through the years she has harboured a dramatic secret.
Director Peter Ustinov
0 SEE FILMS pages 31-38


Unknown: Sophia Loren
Unknown: Paul Newman
Unknown: David Niven
Director: Peter Ustinov
LadyL: Sophia Loren
Armand: Paul Newman
Lord: Lendale Davidniven
Inspector Mercier: Claude Dauphin
Gerome: Philllpe Noiret
Lecoeur: Michel Piccou
Sir: Percy Cecilparker
Prince Otto: Peter Ustinov

: The Sky at Night

A look at Orion, Mars and Venus.

: -6.00pm Figure Skating

European Championships from Helsinki, featuring the free dance. Commentary by Alan Weeks and Barry Davies .


Commentary By: Alan Weeks
Commentary By: Barry Davies

: Scrutiny

Parliament's committees at work.
Editor Geoffrey Sumner


Editor: Geoffrey Sumner

: Crufts

Live coverage of the judging of the Toy, Utilities and Working Dog groups at the National
Exhibition Centre, Birmingham. Plus all the latest results with Peter Purves , Jessica Holm ,
Mike Stockman and Les Crawley. Producer Neil Eccles
(Further live coverage tomorrow at 7.00pm)


Unknown: Peter Purves
Unknown: Jessica Holm
Unknown: Mike Stockman
Producer: Neil Eccles

: News and Sport

With Jennie Bond.
Weather Peter Cockroft


Unknown: Jennie Bond.
Unknown: Peter Cockroft

: Sounds of the 70s

A ten-part series of vintage rock, pop and soul from the BBC archives.
The Clothes I Love to Wear
Satin flares, silver stacks, sequins and eyeliner were fashions of the 70s - and that was just for the boys. With performances from T Rex, Sweet, Slade, Gary Glitter ,
Mott the Hoople, Mud, Alvin Stardust , Suzi Quatro , David Cassidy , Donny Osmond , and the Bay City Rollers. Producer Harriet Bakewell
Series producer David Jeffcock
The decade that tasteforgot?


Unknown: Gary Glitter
Unknown: Alvin Stardust
Unknown: Suzi Quatro
Unknown: David Cassidy
Unknown: Donny Osmond
Producer: Harriet Bakewell
Producer: David Jeffcock

: Fine Cut: In the Land of the Deaf

Nine feature-length documentaries made by independent film-makers reflecting their individual concerns and passions.
This critically acclaimed film looks at the world as experienced by an estimated 130 million people who are deaf. It follows children and adults and shows their frustrating and often amusing attempts to deal with the world of the hearing and with each other.


Director: Nicholas Philibert
Series Editor: Andre Singer

: The Juliet Letters

Singer-songwriter Elvis Costello and the classical Brodsky
Quartet have teamed up to compose and record a series of songs, The Juliet Letters, using the unlikely combination of voice and string quartet. This film tells the story of this surprising collaboration and includes live performances.
Director Philip King A Hummingbird production for BBCtv


Singer-Songwriter: Elvis Costello

: Moving Pictures

BBC2's weekly cinema night presents a profile of maverick producer Robert Evans, making a comeback with the controversial Sliver. The power behind The Godfather (I and II), Chinatown, and Marathon Man (being shown at 11.10pm), Evans's career declined in the 80s. There are interviews with Evans and some past and present collaborators, including Sharon Stone , Faye Dunaway , Roman Polanski and John Schlesinger. Plus Scottish actor-turned-writer Peter Capaldi on his new road movie, Soft Top Hard Shoulder, and a tour of California's Lone Pine, legendary movie location. Presented by Howard Schuman.
Series producer Saskia Baron
Series editor Paul Kerr
A Barraclough Carey production for BBCtv


Producer: Robert Evans
Unknown: Sharon Stone
Unknown: Faye Dunaway
Unknown: John Schlesinger
Unknown: Peter Capaldi
Presented By: Howard Schuman.
Editor: Paul Kerr
Unknown: Barraclough Carey

: Marathon Man

A Moving Pictures presentation of John Schlesinger 's thriller, which was produced by Robert Evans , and stars Dustin Hoffman
Laurence Olivier
Roy Scheider
In New York, two elderly men are killed in mysterious circumstances. In Paris, an attempt is made on the life of maverick US agent Doc Levy. And back in Manhattan, Doc's brother is soon to find himself part of a deadly and violent plot involving the infamous Nazi known as the White Angel.
• SEE FILMS pages 31-38


Unknown: John Schlesinger
Produced By: Robert Evans
Unknown: Dustin Hoffman
Unknown: Laurence Olivier
Unknown: Roy Scheider
Unknown: Doc Levy.
BabeLevy: Dustin Hoffman
Szell: Laurence Olivier
Doc Levy: Roy Scheider
Janeway: William Devane
Elsa: Marthe Keller

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