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When Billy Blue and an Apache chief's son both claim ownership of a beautiful wild stallion a dangerous situation develops which seems likely to spark off a major Indian war.

Contributors

Big John Cannon:
Leif Erickson
Buck Cannon:
Cameron Mitchell
Billy Blue:
Mark Slade
Victoria:
Linda Cristal
Manolito Montoya:
Henry Darrow
Sam Butler:
Don Collier
Chatto:
Clive Clerk
Chief Natchez:
Michael Keep
Pedro:
Roberto Contreras
Reno:
Ted Markland

Adapted for television by Michael Gilbert and Christopher Bond
Starring Alastair Sim, Roy Dotrice, Avice Landon and Thorley Walters
and featuring Walter Gotell, Sally Geeson

(First shown on BBC1)
(Colour)

Contributors

Author:
A.P. Herbert
Adapter:
Michael Gilbert
Adapter:
Christopher Bond
Music:
Dennis Wilson
Settings:
Keith Harris
Producer:
John Howard Davies
Caroline Lavender:
Valerie Shelton
Mrs Haddock:
Avice Landon
Felicity Haddock:
Sally Geeson
Albert Haddock:
Roy Dotrice
PC Evans:
Michael Elwyn
Sir Joshua Hoot, QC:
Thorley Walters
Judge Basil Bottle, QC:
Walter Gotell
Rowena Stuke:
Valerie Leon
Jeremy Lawson:
David Rhys Anderson
Sir Valentine Swallow:
Alastair Sim
Clerk of the Court:
Bartlett Mullins

Tonight's Horizon shows how, if a mother does badly in bringing up her child in the first five years of his life, then that child has almost no chance of success at school.
Child psychologists can now measure the new-born baby's capacity for solving complex problems - and find that the infant's motivation is the sheer joy of solving them. But if this potential is not developed the damage is irreversible.
Through two-way mirrors they can study the reactions of toddlers in 'strange situation rooms' to investigate how a child's confidence and curiosity depend on the mothering it has had. They are asking 'How should a parent react to a baby's crying?' 'How should a mother talk to a child?' and even 'What is a good mother?'
The answers that they are now finding have major implications for education. Forty per cent of our children fail at school. This film shows what we can do about it if we have the will.

Contributors

Narrator:
Paul Vaughan
Editor:
Peter Goodchild
Producer:
Edward Goldwyn

by Howard Brenton

Bag, an accident-prone interior decorator, ambitious Jim and poor old Eddy are hired to renovate a rotting house for a profiteering speculator. It's a hopeless task and Bag knows it.

Contributors

Writer:
Howard Brenton
Designer:
Colin Green
Producer:
Anne Head
Director:
Brian Farnham
Bag:
Roy Kinnear
Jim:
Dudley Sutton
Eddy:
George Tovey
Landlord's man:
Donald Burton
Venezuela:
Harry Webster

BBC Two England

About BBC Two

BBC Two is a lively channel of depth and substance, carrying a range of knowledge-building programming complemented by great drama, comedy and arts.

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This data is drawn from the Radio Times magazine between 1923 and 2009. It shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was subject to change and may not be accurate. More