A cavalcade of comedy and cliff-hanging from the golden age of film
with Douglas Fairbanks, Charlie Chaplin, Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Houdini, Pearl White, Harry Langdon, Ben Turpin, Charlie Chase, Snub Pollard, Mack Sennett, Fatty Arbuckle, Mabel Normand, Ford Sterling, Boris Karloff, Warner Oland, Ruth Roland, Al St John, The Keystone Cops, The Sennett Bathing Beauties and Cameo, the Wonder Dog
Highlights of the Festival held in June, 1970, at RAF Station Hullavington including solo displays by the men's and women's aerobatics champions Igor Egorov and Svetlana Savitskaya, the American ace Bob Herendeen and the display by the world's finest aerobatic team The Red Arrows.
featuring Racing, Show-Jumping Rugby League
Introduced by Frank Bough
1.35; 2.5; 2.45* Racing from Kempton Park
The second day of the big holiday meeting
1.45 Rendlesham Stakes (over five furlongs)
2.15 Coventry Stakes (over one mile)
2.55 Queen's Prize (Handicap) (over two miles)
At 4.25 A recording of the Irish Grand National from Fairyhouse
2.25; 3.5; 4.30* Show-Jumping from the All England Jumping Course, Hickstead:
The Wills Grand Prix
The premier competition of this five-day international meeting with a first prize of ÃÂ£400
3.45* Rugby League from Salford: Salford v Wigan
5.0* Results Service
1.55 Sports Round-up
3.45 Rugby League
5.0 Results Service
Timings are subject to alteration in order to keep up to date with events
A tiny island in the sub-Antarctic is the home of the world's largest sea-birds - wandering albatrosses. They share Bird Island with vast numbers of fur, leopard and elephant seals; with penguins, and a wide variety of other birds. For 18 months three scientists worked through storm, sunshine and blizzard, studying the wandering albatrosses and filming this unique record of the wildlife of Bird Island.
(from Bristol: first shown on BBC2)
including classified football results
A look at some of Walt Disney's adventure and comedy films.
Introduced by Harry Secombe from his home in Surrey Films include:
Swiss Family Robinson, Dumbo, The Wild Country, The Sword in the Stone, The Hunting Instinct (Donald Duck), The Barefoot Executive, The Aristocats
Films by courtesy of Walt Disney Productions
An Easter holiday show featuring nine international acts including horses, chimps and tigers introduced by The Magnificent White-face Clown Francesco with more hindrance than help from the augustes Enrico and Ernesto
Prancing Arab Stallions
presented by Yasmin Smart the 17-year-old granddaughter of Billy
Comedy Contortions the long and the short of it on the horizontal bar The Merkys featuring Merkl Merkys and his partner Rolando, who should have represented the Philippines at the Mexico Olympics but didn't
presented by Billy and Marion Dash
Whirling Wheels of the Bicycling Biasinis
Learning to Ride with those hilarious Italian clowns
Ferocious Bengal Tigers
trained and presented by Charles Illeneb
Brick Building in Mid-Air
on the swinging trapeze of Sebastian with his unique swinging trapeze act
Tables on her Toes
fabulous foot juggling by Miss Baranton
Horse Rescues Man
Cossack riding at its best the stupendous Golgojews who are believed to be one of the only two authentic Cossack acts in the West.
(Billy Smart's Touring Circus is now appearing in Birmingham)
Starring Jack Lemmon, Virna Lisi, Terry-Thomas in one of the great film comedies
with Claire Trevor, Eddie Mayehoff
Stanley Ford, creator of a successful strip cartoon character 'Brash Brannigan, Secret Agent,' lives an idyllic bachelor life in a luxurious home smoothly run by his manservant, Charles. But one night at a party Stanley gets very drunk and wakes up next morning to find himself married to a beautiful Italian blonde.
(This Week's Films: page 9)
Presented by Robert Dougall
A musical journey. Tommy Steele steps back in time to London of the early 1900s to explore the poverty and the hilarity that influenced the boy who would become the best clown in the world.