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He is now one of the most popular record stars in England or the USA. And it's not surprising. His songs have unusual, even quirky, melody lines and highly individual lyrics. Yet he's one of the most unsophisticated of composers. He gets his inspiration from bizarre newspaper cuttings, hymns, snatches of conversation. His ambition is to be known as the 'Cole Porter of his day.'

Contributors

Singer/Pianist:
Gilbert O'Sullivan
Producer:
Tony Cash

Today's events in the Olympic Games direct from Munich featuring:

Swimming: 11.05, 12.40
Heats: Women's 200m Breaststroke; Men's 100m Breaststroke; Men's 200m Freestyle.

Rowing: 12.15
The best of this morning's races to decide the line-up for the semi-finals.

Volleyball: 1.10
Men's preliminary round in one of the most spectacular team games of the Olympics. The USSR are the defending champions.
and News... Action... Results from all today's events

Introduced by David Vine.

Timings are subject to alteration In order to keep up to date with events.

Contributors

Commentator (Swimming):
Alan Weeks
Commentator (Swimming):
Harry Walker
Commentator (Rowing):
Peter West
Commentator (Volleyball):
Barry Davies
Presenter:
David Vine

Today's events direct from Munich
Timetable of events:

Gymnastics: 2.00
The final stages of the Men's Team Championship in which the medals are decided tonight as a result of the optional exercises.

Boxing: 3.00, 4.40
The first round of the Olympic boxing competition.

Basketball: 4.00
One of today's outstanding matches.

Rowing: 4.20
Highlights of this afternoon's racing.

Cycling Final: 5.15: The 100km Team Road Time Trial
A film report on today's first cycling final of the Games

Swimming: 5.30 Semi-finals:
Men's 100m Breaststroke

Swimming Finals
The world's fastest freestyle swimmers in action and four more gold medals are decided at the Olympic Pool
Women's 100m Freestyle
Olympic champion: J. Henne (USA) Olympic record 59.5 secs
Men's 100m Backstroke
Olympic champion: R. Matthes (East Germany). Olympic record: 58.0 secs
Women's 200m Breaststroke
Olympic champion- S. Wichman (USA) Olympic record: 2 mins 44.4 secs
Men's 200m Freestyle
Olympic champion: M. Wenden (Australia). Olympic record: 1 min 55.2 secs

and News... Action... Highlights from all today's events
Introduced by Frank Bough
Timings are subject to alteration in order to keep up to date with events.
(Shane Gould - golden girl set to make Olympic history: pages 8-9)

Contributors

Presenter:
Frank Bough
Commentator (Gymnastics):
Ron Pickering
Commentator (Boxing):
Harry Carpenter
Commentator (Rowing):
Peter West
Commentator (Cycling Final):
David Saunders
Commentator (Swimming Finals):
Alan Weeks
Commentator (Swimming Finals):
Harry Walker
Director:
Richard Tilling
Director:
Brian Venner
Editor:
Alan Chivers
Editor:
Alan Hart
Editor:
Sam Leitch
Editor:
A.P. Wilkinson
Producer:
Bryan Cowgill

Bob Hope stars with Jane Russell
Bob at his funniest, way out West, where, as dentist 'Painless' Potter, he meets up with Calamity Jane and finds her sharp shooting useful in getting him out of some very tight corners.
(This Week's Films: page 19;

Contributors

Producer:
Robert L. Welch
Director:
Norman Z. McLeod
'Painless' Peter Potter:
Bob Hope
Calamity Jane:
Jane Russell
Terris:
Robert Armstrong
Pepper:
Iris Adrian
Jasper Martin:
Jack Searl
Indian Scout:
Joseph Vitale
First Patient:
George Chandler
Second Patient:
Nestor Paiva

Regional Variations (2)

Marilyn Monroe died ten years ago this month at the age of 36. Her 15-year film career is assessed by men who knew and worked with her, including:
John Huston, Joshua Logan, George Axelrod, Lee Strasberg, Ben Lyon, James Dougherty with extracts from her films.

Contributors

Interviewee:
John Huston
Interviewee:
Joshua Logan
Interviewee:
George Axelrod
Interviewee:
Lee Strasberg
Interviewee:
Ben Lyon
Interviewee:
James Dougherty
Producer:
Iain Johnstone

Direct from Munich, tonight's big events and highlights of the third day

Gymnastics Final: Men's Team Championship
The agility and skill of the world's greatest teams as Japan defends the gold medal she won in Mexico

Boxing
The pick of tonight's bouts.

Three Day Event
A film report on the first day of this testing equestrian event in which Great Britain are the reigning Olympic team champions.

(If you last out three days: page 14)

Diving: Men's Springboard

Yachting
The first day of the Olympic yachting regatta at Kiel.

Swimming Finals
Highlights of today's strongly contested gold medal events at the Olympic Pool
(Shane Gould - Golden Girl: pages 8-9)

Cycling - Weightlifting Volleyball

Introduced by Frank Bough
and featuring Ian Wooldridge with The Personality of the Day

(Guide to this week finals: pp 15-17)
(Colour)

Contributors

Presenter:
Frank Bough
Commentator (Gymnastics):
Ron Pickering
Commentator (Boxing):
Harry Carpenter
Commentator (Three Day Equestrian Event):
Dorian Williams
Commentator (Diving/Swimming Finals):
Harry Walker
Commentator (Yachting):
Robin Knox-Johnston
Commentator (Swimming Finals):
Alan Weeks
Presenter (The Personality of the Day):
Ian Wooldridge
Director:
Brian Venner
Director:
Richard Tilling
Editor:
Alan Chivers
Editor:
Alan Hart
Editor:
Sam Leitch
Editor:
A.P. Wilkinson
Producer:
Bryan Cowgill

BBC One London

About BBC One

BBC One is a TV channel that started broadcasting on the 20th April 1964. It replaced BBC Television.

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