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: Open University

7.10 Data Models and Databases
6994059 7.35 Maths: Modelling Turkeys

: Westminster

Yesterday in Parliament.

: Collecting Now

Materials which have provided brushes for the oil painter.

: Holiday Outings

Experience the sights and sounds of Chicago, America's second city. Rpt

: Back Street

I Romantic drama starring
Charles Boyer
A wealthy married banker selfishly strings his mistress along as he leads a life of glamour and excitement.
Director Robert Stevenson (b/w
SEE FILMS pages 37-42


Unknown: Charles Boyer
Director: Robert Stevenson
Walter Saxel: Charles Boyer
Ray Smith: Margaret Sullavan
Curt Stanton: Richard Carlson
Ed Porter: Frank McHugh
Harry: Frank Jenks
Richard Saxel: Tim Holt

: The Toast of New York

Biographical drama starring Edward Arnold, Cary Grant.
Financier Jim Fisk rises from obscurity to become a giant of Wall Street. His lavish lifestyle leads him into a relationship with a beautiful showgirl - the beginning of his downfall.
See Films pages 37-42


Director: Rowland V. Lee
Jim Fisk: Edward Arnold
Nick Boyd: Cary Grant
Josie Mansfield: Frances Farmer
Luke: Jack Oakie
Daniel Drew: Donald Meek
Fleurique: Thelma Leeds

: Arthur Negus Enjoys

Visiting the "last manor house to be built in England", in Gloucestershire. Rpt

: The Great Palace - the Story of Parliament

Victorian Masterpiece. How one of the most extraordinary buildings in the world was created. Rpt

: Penny Crayon

Animation. (Rpt)

: Puppydog Tales

Animation. Rpt

: Wildlife Safari to the Argentine

The Pampas. An expedition to the home of Argentina's national bird, the hornero.

: News; Weather

Subtitled (news)
Followed by Jumpcuts
A preview of the weekend's OU programmes.

: Valley of the Inca

In this Horizon film
Dr Ann Kendall sets out to test the idea that the Inca fields and canals in the Peruvian Andes could be made to flourish again.


Unknown: Dr Ann Kendall

: News and Weather

Subtitled (news)
Followed by James Cameron : Once Upon a Time
The respected journalist visits past haunts, including Berlin and Venice. Rpt


Unknown: James Cameron

: News and Weather

Subtitled (news)
Regional News; Weather

: Glorious Goodwood and Swimming

Further coverage from the meeting at Goodwood.
4.15 Seeboard Rated Stakes (Handicap. Im6f)
And, from Pond's Forge Pool, Sheffield, the European
Swimming Championships, which return to Great Britain for the first time since 1938.
Commentary by Hamilton Bland and Lindsey Fraser. With Helen Rollason.
Swimming producer Alastair Scott


Unknown: Lindsey Fraser.
Unknown: Helen Rollason.
Producer: Alastair Scott

: Show Jumping

The European Show Jumping Championships from Gijon,
Spain. In this, the second day of competition, the team medals are to be decided. The Dutch team will be keen to defend the title they won in La Baule two years ago but the British team, runners-up then, will be equally determined. Commentary Stephen Hadley , Michael Tucker.


Unknown: La Baule
Unknown: Stephen Hadley
Unknown: Michael Tucker.

: Parenthood

Jealous and hurt, Gil competes with his own father when 10-year-old Kevin begins to spend more time with Grandpa Frank.


Unknown: Grandpa Frank.

: What the Papers Say

Presented by John Diamond.
A Granada production for BBCtv


Presented By: John Diamond.

: All Black

A series of programmes investigating issues of particular significance to the black community in Britain. Sons and Lovers
"I think why men tend to go round having children all over the place, is basically an ego thing." Wilma is an unmarried single black mother of four children. Her views are shared by many of the African-Caribbean single mothers that make up half of all black families. A
Black explores the clash of attitudes over macho men and absent fathers in Britain's
African-Caribbean community. Producer Bob Mullan
Series producer Charles Bruce


Producer: Bob Mullan
Producer: Charles Bruce

: Gardeners' World

Including reports on fruit and vegetables growing on the north-west coast of Scotland, in no soil; those perennially changing plant names; and a visit to a tropical paradise in Somerset. With Geoff Hamilton , Nick Wray and Alan Titchmarsh.
Series producer Laurence Vulliamy Executive producer Tony Laryea
A Catalyst TV production for BBCtv


Unknown: Geoff Hamilton
Unknown: Nick Wray
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh.
Producer: Laurence Vulliamy
Producer: Tony Laryea

: Alas Smith and Jones

Alas the last Alas.... of the series. But never mind the second series begins next week. Director/Producer Martin Shardlow


Producer: Martin Shardlow

: Architecture of the Imagination

Is there more to a door, bridge or staircase than meets the eye?
The Door. Place of paranoia and promise, focusing our fascination with what lies beyond. A club bouncer, a woman forced by burglars to turn her flat into a fortress, an artist, a priest and a psychologist are among those taking part. Film clips include Hitchcock's Spellbound and Orson Welles's Citizen Kane. Fritz Lang's Secret beyond the Door is screened at 11.20pm. Director/Producer Mark Kidel
A Third Eye production for BBCtv


Producer: Mark Kidel

: The Brain Drain

Tony Hawks and Jo Brand head a panel of comedians answering questions from the studio audience and viewers at home. Jimmy Mulville is in the chair. Director John F D Northover Producer Dan Patterson
A Hat Trick production for BBCtv
QUESTIONS: write to The Brain Drain researchers. Hat Trick Productions. 10 Livonia Street. London W 1 V 3PH.


Unknown: Jo Brand
Unknown: Jimmy Mulville
Producer: Dan Patterson

: Newsnight

With Francine Stock.


Unknown: Francine Stock.

: pmWeathervlew

: Secret beyond the Door

Thriller starring Joan Bennett
Celia marries Mark after a whirlwind romance in Mexico, but when they return to his ancestral home she makes a chilling discovery.
Director Fritz Lang (1948)
SEE FILMS pages 37-42


Unknown: Joan Bennett
Director: Fritz Lang
Celia Lamphere: Joan Bennett
Mark Lamphere: Michael Redgrave
Caroline Lamphere: Anne Revere
Miss Robey: Barbara O'Neil
Edih Pottor: Natalie Schafer

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