Today: "May I Bring a Friend?" by Beatrice Schenk De Regniers, illustrated by Beni Montresor
With Keith Graves; Weather
By John Gould.
Ninth of 13 programmes.
With James Maxwell as Henry VII
With Perkin Warbeck proclaimed as rightful King of England by the Scots, Henry gathers an army to march north.
European reporters look at the crisis which continues to disrupt the way of life in this land of music - sunshine - riches and poverty.
Starring the popular Greek singer Nana Mouskouri
with The Athenians
and her guests:
The Oscar Peterson Trio from Canada,
The Vienna Boys Choir from Austria,
Topo Gigio from Italy
in a special programme recorded recently in Berlin.
A BBC/SFB co-production
The first of a group of films showing how the subtle assembly of contemporary films and documents can recapture the atmosphere of times past.
Nicole Vedres's fascinating record of life in Paris in the first 14 years of the 20th century deftly mixes fact and fiction to recreate the atmosphere of La Belle Epoque.
Auguste Renoir, Melba, Mistinguett, Bernhardt are just a few of the immortals who move before our very eyes in this remarkable film.
English commentary spoken by Richard Bebb.
(How the Nostalgia Industry got it all together: pages 8 and 9)
With Joan Bakewell, Tony Bilbow, Sheridan Morley, Ray Taylor.