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and Weather for Farmers
The magazine for those who live by the land.
Introduced by John Cherrington.

West Farm Visit
Rex Paterson, a Hampshire farmer, shows James Thorburn how he has divided his farm into 150-acre units with one man milking sixty-five cows single-handed.

The Combine
Francis Gammon demonstrates the preparation of a machine for harvest.

Filmed by the BBC's Agricultural Film Unit
From the Midlands

Contributors

Presenter:
John Cherrington
Interviewee (West Farm Visit):
Rex Paterson
Item presenter (West Farm Visit):
James Thorburn
Item presenter (The Combine):
Francis Gammon
Film editor:
Henry Fowler
Producer:
Gordon Mosley

Awn a chi unwaith eto i faes yr Eisteddfod i gyfarfod & rhai o'r ymwelwyr ac i gael rhagor o ganu a dawnsio
Cyflwynir y rhaglen gan
Hywel Davies
Golygydd cerdd. Alwyn Jones
Y cynhyrchu gan DAVID J. THOMAS
Recordiad y BBC
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)

Contributors

Unknown:
Hywel Davies
Unknown:
Alwyn Jones
Unknown:
David J. Thomas

[Starring] Jean Simmons and Victor Mature in the romantic comedy Affair with a Stranger

As a struggling playwright, Bill Blakeley has only one basic problem and this arises out of his need to eat. But later, as a married man with a theatrical hit on his hands, he finds that his real troubles are only just beginning.

Contributors

Carolyn Parker:
Jean Simmons
Bill Blakeley:
Victor Mature
Dolly Murray:
Mary Jo Tarola
Janet- Boothe:
Monica Lewis
Ma Stanton:
Jane Darwell
Happy Murray:
Dabs Greer

A selection from the films shown in Monitor over the past two years.
In this edition:

Rudolf Bing at the Met
A portrait of an impresario filmed at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York.
'You could sense immediately the quality of the man who regards opera singers as spoilt children, who fired Maria Callas, who bends a world-famous institution to his sole will'. (News Chronicle)

and
The Death of Tolstoy
An impression of Tolstoy's last days, compiled from Russian archive newsreel material filmed during his lifetime and at his funeral.
'It was an exciting experience to have this legendary genius, on the hearthrug'. (The Observer)

Programme edited and introduced by Huw Wheldon.

Contributors

Subject (Rudolf Bing at the Met):
Rudolf Bing
Director (Rudolf Bing at the Met):
Humphrey Burton
Film editor:
Allan Tyrer
Programme edited and introduced by:
Huw Wheldon

A serial in six parts by C. E. Webber.
Film sequences by the BBC Children's Film Unit

Contributors

Writer:
C. E. Webber
Producer:
Joy Harington
Designer:
Richard Henry
Midge Lammerton:
Suzanne Neve
Mr Dodge:
Rodney Douglas
Quico:
Robert Rietty
Butch:
Harry Baird
Battoo:
Sonny Pillay
Marie Robinson:
Pearl Prescod
Wilbur Elliott:
Jerry Stovin
Mrs Van Diemen:
Helen Horton
Mr Van Diemen:
Gordon Tanner
Tourist:
Vincent Charles
Hotel manager:
Harold Kasket
Franklin Van Diemen:
Mike Taylor
Winston:
Churchill Robinson
Jessica de Boissiere:
Dolores Mantez
Whisky:
Neville Russell
Singer:
Ilarrio Pedro
Imogen:
Monica Dwyer
Iphigenia:
Berryl Briggs
Isoleyne:
Titilola Alalija
Mrs Mahabir:
Connie Smith
Ruth Dodge:
Helen Fleming

Introduced by Peter Scott with Fred Lexster.

For at least seven hundred years the mute swan has been a royal and protected bird. But are swans increasing too fast? Peter Scott and Fred Lexster, keeper of the swannery at Abbotsbury, show films of swans breeding, fighting, and bringing up their charming cygnets.
Last shown in November, 1960

Contributors

Presenter:
Peter Scott
Guest:
Fred Lexster
Film edited by:
John Merritt
Producer:
Eileen Molony

Members of the public put questions to a team of distinguished experts.
The great minds are: Jimmy Edwards, Ted Ray, Bernard Braden, Richard Murdoch.
In the chair, McDonald Hobley

Contributors

Panellist/from an idea by:
Jimmy Edwards
Panellist:
Ted Ray
Panellist:
Bernard Braden
Panellist:
Richard Murdoch
Chairman:
McDonald Hobley
Director:
Sydney Lotterby
Producer:
Edward Taylor

This listing contains language that some may find offensive.

on behalf of The Institute of Child Health by the Director, Professor Alan Moncrieff,
C.B.E., M.D., F.R.C.P., F.R.C.O.G., J.P.
Contributions (preferably by crossed postal order or cheque) will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to: Professor Moncrieff [address removed]

Contributors

Presenter:
Professor Alan Moncrieff

Sister of Nehru, friend of Gandhi, first woman to be President of the United Nations, and now nearing retirement as India's High Commissioner to the United Kingdom talks to Ludovic Kennedy.

Contributors

Interviewee:
Mrs. Pandit (Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit)
Interviewer:
Ludovic Kennedy
Producer:
Nancy Thomas

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