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Starring Harry Belafonte, Dorothy Dandridge with Pearl Bailey.

Bizet's music provides a dazzling score for this up-dated Negro version of Carmen, with lyrics in the jazz idiom by Oscar Hammerstein.
(This Week's Films: page 9)

Contributors

Producer/Director:
Otto Preminger
Joe (voice of Le Vern Hutcherson):
Harry Belafonte
Carmen (voice of Marilyn Horne):
Dorothy Dandridge
Frankie:
Pearl Bailey
Cindy Lou:
Olga James
Husky (voice Of Marvin Hayes):
Joe Adams
Dink:
Nick Stewart
Rum:
Roy Glenn
Myrt:
Diahann Carroll
Sgt Brown:
Broc Peters
T-Bone:
Sandy Lewis
Sally:
Mauri Lynn
Trainer:
Deforest Covan

Britain's most popular bird. Friendly towards humans, it can nevertheless be a belligerent defender of its territory.
(from Bristol: first shown on BBC1)

Contributors

Narrator:
Hugh Falkus
Filmed by:
Ronald Eastman
Filmed by:
Rosemary Eastman
Devised and produced by:
Suzanne Gibbs
Series producer:
Jeffery Boswall

These two strong county sides include some the country's finest players. Today they contest the Final of a competition which one of them, Warwickshire, have dominated with seven victories since the war and in which the other, Gloucestershire, are making their third successive appearance.
Commentator at Coventry Cliff Morgan.

Contributors

Commentator:
Cliff Morgan
Director:
Bill Taylor
Producer:
Alan Mouncer

From the Elizabethan Barn, Tunbridge Wells
with George Hamilton IV introducing his guests Wally Whyton, Lois Lane, The Hillsiders, Brian Brocklehurst and from Nashville, The Numbers featuring Greg Galbraith on guitar.

Contributors

Presenter/Singer:
George Hamilton IV
Singer:
Wally Whyton
Singer:
Lois Lane
Singers:
The Hillsiders
Singer:
Brian Brocklehurst
Musicians:
The Numbers
Guitarist:
Greg Galbraith
Director:
Don Sayer
Producer:
Douglas Hespe

A series of highly personal films

It's not unusual for people to come back from Los Angeles with horror stories about violence, pollution and the sheer unmanageable size of the place. But not Reyner Banham, Professor of the History of Architecture at London University.
He loves many of the things about Los Angeles that others hate, from driving on the freeways to the garish commercial art that spreads along the boulevards and over the hillsides. And tonight he explains why he believes Los Angeles is a great city and a significant one.

(The strange conversion of Professor Banham: see page 10)

Contributors

Presenter:
Reyner Banham
Producer:
Malcolm Brown
Director:
Julian Cooper

Sheridan Morley reviews a new American comedy The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight.
Director Peter Bogdanovich, hailed as the most exciting new director since Orson Welles, talks to David Castell about his career including The Last Picture Show, now showing in London.
Philip Jenkinson introduces scenes from zany vintage comedies.

Contributors

Presenter:
Sheridan Morley
Subject:
Peter Bogdanovich
Interviewer:
David Castell
Presenter:
Philip Jenkinson
Producer:
Barry Brown
Editor:
Rowan Ayers

Starring Rita Hayworth, Anthony Franciosa, Gig Young

A policeman is murdered by his wife and her lover. The defendant's case seems hopeless until the last witness takes the stand.

(This Week Films: page 9)

Contributors

Writer/Director:
Clifford Odets
Jo:
Rita Hayworth
Victor Santini:
Anthony Franciosa
Larry Ellis:
Gig Young
Mrs Ellis:
Mildred Dunnock
Judge Nielser:
Hugh Griffith
Phil Stanley:
Sanford Meisner
Nordau:
Robert Burton

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