The scene is the wild swamplands of Acadia on the Mississippi, where a small boy lives with his pet raccoon. One day men arrive to drill for oil. The film shows the boy's reaction to these strangers.
A serial film about rivalry between a railway and an air-transport company.
The Festival of Britain has focused attention on the ingenuity of British inventors.
Do you suffer from an inferiority complex? If so, the Morale Raiser on view daily in the Lion and Unicorn Pavilion of London's South Bank Exhibition will interest you. Does tobacco smoke upset you? Or perhaps you dislike walking up hill? Then you should meet W. O. Murgatroyd who shows some of his queer inventions to Berkeley Smith in the South Bank television studio tonight.
for Nat Allen and his Orchestra with Carole Carr, Ken Crossley, 'Mrs. Shufflewick',Irving Davies, Lisbeth Kearns and including 'Lucky Dip' and 'Tune with a Tale'.
Dan Mannix, who took up fire eating when Flamo the Great exploded, demonstrates some of his most spectacular tricks.
This week Philip Harben goes to Lancashire for the traditional fare of Wakes' Weeks.
Boiling fowls are seasonable in August and housewives in the North have found a way to make them festive and tender by an ingenious recipe, which is demonstrated in conjunction with Manchester Pudding, a favourite North-Country 'afters'.
(To be repeated on Wednesday at 3.0)
R. Thurston Dart plays some of the tuneful music of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
A 'beat-the-panel' entertainment devised by Mark Goodson and Bill Todman with a panel of experts and Eamonn Andrews to see fair play.
("What's My Line?" is televised by arrangement with the Columbia Broadcasting System and Maurice Winnick)