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A series of programmes examining problems in labour relations.

In the boardroom, new machines and techniques mean progress. On the shop floor, they may mean loss of Jobs, status, and earnings. Can the two views be reconciled?
Introduced by Harold Webb.

Contributors

Presenter:
Harold Webb
Director:
Nancy Thomas
Producer:
Tony Matthews

A film series based on stories from the American past.
Starring James MacArthur, George Kennedy

The same dogged determination and courage which overcame defective sight and hearing and took him through military training later won Rodger Young the Congressional Medal of Honour.

Contributors

Narrator:
Russell Johnson
Director:
Philip Leacock
Theme music:
Richard Rodgers
Rodger Young:
James MacArthur
Sgt. Muldaney:
George Kennedy
Wales:
Geoffrey Horne
Davies:
Ted Bessell
Fleming:
Hampton Fancher
Dr. Crosley:
Patrick McVey
Lt. Waters:
H.M. Wynant
Guard Sgt.:
Henry Beckman
Cockrell:
Paul Geary
Coach:
Ed Kemmen
Annie:
Diane Ladd

A topical magazine of the arts.
Introduced by Julian Jebb.
The first edition includes:

Extracts from The Collector
[Starring] Terence Stamp, Samantha Eggar

with John Fowles who wrote the book.

The Inventions of Dr. Malina
A film portrait of an extraordinary artist and scientist.

An Absurd Afternoon with Mr. Ionesco
A silent interview.

Contributors

Presenter:
Julian Jebb
Freddie Clegg (The Collector):
Terence Stamp
Miranda Grey (The Collector):
Samantha Eggar
Writer/item presenter (The Collector):
John Fowles
Subject (The Inventions of Dr. Malina):
Dr. Malina
Interviewee (An Absurd Afternoon with Mr. Ionesco):
Mr. Ionesco
Designer:
Martin Johnson
Director:
Leo Aylen
Director:
Jack Bond
Director:
Tristram Powell
Producer:
Melvyn Bragg

1940: the great screen comic W. C. Fields in his famous comedy role as The Bank Dick.

Contributors

Director:
Edward Cline
Original screenplay:
Mahatma Kane
Egbert Souse:
W.C. Fields
Agatha Souse:
Cora Witherspoon
Myrtle Souse:
Una Merkel
Elsie May Adele Brunch-Souse:
Evelyn Del Rio
Mrs. Brunch:
Jessie Ralph
J. Pinkerton Snoopington:
Franklin Pangborn
Joe Guelpe:
Shemp Howard
Og Oggilby:
Grady Sutton
J. Frothingham Waterbury:
Russell Hicks
Mr. Skinner:
Pierre Watkin
Filthy McNasty:
Al Hill
Cozy Kochran:
George Moran
Otis:
Bill Wolfe
A Pismo Clam:
Jack Norton
Assistant Director:
Pat West
Francois:
Reed Hadley
Miss Plupp:
Heather Wilde
Dr. Stall:
Harlan Briggs
Mr. Cheek:
Bill Alston

presenting guest stars from America Clark Terry (trumpet) and Bob Brookmeyer (trombone).
with Laurie Holloway (piano), Rick Laird (bass), Allan Ganley (drums).
Introduced by Humphrey Lyttelton.
Clark Terry and Bob Brookmeyer appear by arrangement with Harold Davison

Contributors

Trumpeter:
Clark Terry
Trombonist:
Bob Brookmeyer
Pianist:
Laurie Holloway
Bass:
Rick Laird
Drummer:
Allan Ganley
Presenter:
Humphrey Lyttelton
Producer:
Terry Henebery

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