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Dustin Hoffman narrates this cartoon with music about a land where everything and everyone is pointed - except little Oblio, a boy who is always pointed at.
Songs written and sung by Harry Nilsson

(Colour)

Contributors

Narrator:
Dustin Hoffman
Composer/Singer:
Harry Nilsson

Another chance to see this highly-praised documentary, entered for the 1973 Monte Carlo International TV Festival.
From 1936 to 1946 the well-known author Henry Williamson farmed in Norfolk by using traditional and old-established methods. In this film he revisits his old farm and gives his personal account about the effects of modern farming methods on the countryside.
(from Bristol)
(Colour) [Repeat]

Contributors

Presenter:
Henry Williamson
Producer:
David Cobham

Dragons, princes, giants and wizards, elephants, piglets, butterflies and giraffes - they all live together in a converted warehouse in Cardiff and belong to someone who, because of her dedication to an ideal, has created a professional puppet theatre in her native Wales. The world of Jane Phillips is the world of the 'Caricature Theatre' and her story is the story of an obsession.
BBC Wales
(Colour)

Contributors

Subject:
Jane Phillips
Executive Producer:
Jennifer Jeremy
Producer:
Geraint Stanley Jones

There was... an Englishman - Tony Jacklin, a Mexican - Lee Trevino and a South African - Gary Player three of 1972's top professional golf personalities.
With Henry Longhurst, Peter Alliss and Mark McCormack, they discuss the highlights of an incredible season, current trends, humour and future of their own fascinating game.

(Colour)

Contributors

Interviewee:
Tony Jacklin
Interviewee:
Lee Trevino
Interviewee:
Gary Player
Interviewer:
Henry Longhurst
Interviewer:
Peter Alliss
Interviewer:
Mark McCormack
Producer:
Alan Mouncer

by William Shakespeare
Laurence Olivier's famous film starring Laurence Olivier as King Henry V, Robert Newton as Ancient Pistol, Leslie Banks as Chorus, Renee Asherson as Princess Katharine, Esmond Knight as Fluellen
(Christmas films: pages 17-19)

(Colour)

Contributors

Author:
William Shakespeare
Art Director:
Paul Sheriff
Costume Designer:
Roger Furse
Music:
William Walton
Producer/Director:
Laurence Olivier
King Henry V:
Laurence Olivier
Ancient Pistol:
Robert Newton
Chorus:
Leslie Banks
Princess Katharine:
Renee Asherson
Fluellen:
Esmond Knight
Constable of France:
Leo Genn
Montjoy, a French Herald:
Ralph Truman
King Charles VI of France:
Harcourt Williams
Alice, lady-in-waiting:
Ivy St Helier
Duke of Berri, French Ambassador:
Ernest Thesiger
The Dauphin:
Max Adrian
Duke of Orleans:
Francis Lister
Duke of Burgundy:
Valentine Dyall
Duke of Bourbon:
Russell Thorndike
Gower, Captain in English Army:
Michael Shepley
Jamy, Captain in English Camp:
John Laurie
MacMorris, Captain in English Army:
Niall MacGinnis
Archbishop of Canterbury:
Felix Aylmer
Duke of Exeter:
Nicholas Hannen
Duke of Ely:
Robert Helpmann
Mistress Quickly:
Freda Jackson
Williams, soldier in English camp:
Jimmy Hanley
Sir John Falstaff:
George Robey

A duel of words and wit between Frank Muir, Jean Marsh, Miles Kington and Patrick Campbell, Anne Stallybrass, Douglas Fairbanks Jr
Referee Robert Robinson
(from Manchester)
(Colour)

Contributors

Referee:
Robert Robinson
Team captain:
Frank Muir
Panellist:
Jean Marsh
Panellist:
Miles Kington
Team captain:
Patrick Campbell
Panellist:
Anne Stallybrass
Panellist:
Douglas Fairbanks Jr
Call My Bluff devised by:
Mark Goodson
Call My Bluff devised by:
Bill Todman
Director:
Peggy Walker
Producer:
Johnny Downes

by Berlioz
A musical evocation of the familiar story of the Holy Family's flight into Egypt.
'I hear on all sides that your oratorio is a perfect bouquet of sweet flowers of melody and a masterpiece of simplicity.' (Heine to Berlioz)
Part 1 The Dream of Herod
Part 2 The Flight into Egypt
Part 3 The Arrival at Sais
Sung in Lincoln Cathedral in a dramatised English version by Paul England to mark the 900th Anniversary of Lincoln's founding.
Choir of King's College, Cambridge
London Philharmonic Orchestra
leader Rodney Friend
conducted by David Willcocks

(Colour)

Contributors

Composer:
Hector Berlioz
Dramatised by:
Paul England
Singers:
Choir of King's College, Cambridge
Musicians:
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Orchestra leader:
Rodney Friend
Orchestra conducted by:
David Willcocks
Costumes designed by:
Pat Fisher
Make-up:
Shirley Channing-Williams
Sound:
Graham Haines
Lighting:
Bryan Wilkes
Designer:
David Myerscough-Jones
Producer:
Brian Large
The Narrator:
Robert Tear
Herod:
Norman Bailey
Mary:
Josephine Veasey
Joseph:
John Shirley-Quirk
Ishmaelite Father:
Norman Bailey

by David Rook and John King
with Peter Arne

A black arab stallion escapes on Dartmoor and 'runs wild.' It steals mares from a pony trader who lives there. The story tells, without words, of the man's efforts to capture it.
(from Bristol)
[Repeat]
(Colour)

Contributors

Writer:
David Rook
Writer/Director:
John King
Film Editor:
Charles Aldridge
Film Cameraman:
Ewart Needham
Film Cameraman:
Bernard Hedges
Roundup rider:
Paul Douglas
The Stallion:
null Morfax
[Actor]:
Peter Arne

A film from French Television of a romantic ballet first performed at the Paris Opera 140 years ago. The story is set in the Scottish Highlands: La Sylphide, a spirit of the air, falls in love with a human boy.

(An ORTF production)
(Colour)

Contributors

Composer:
Jean Schneitzhoffer
Musicians:
Orchestre ORTF De Lille
Conductor:
Maurice Suzan
Adaptation/Choreographer:
Pierre Lacotte
Choreography after:
Philippe Taglioni
Scenery:
Marie-Claire Musson
Costumes:
Michel Fresnay
Costumes after:
Ciceri and Lamy
Producer:
Yves Andre Hubert
La Sylphide:
Ghislaine Thesmar
James:
Michael Denard
Effie:
Laurence Nerval
The Witch:
Mathe Souverbie
The Mother:
Yvette Bouland

by Nigel Kneale
Starring Michael Bryant and Jane Asher
with Iain Cuthbertson, Michael Bates and Reginald Marsh

Eddie: "Analyse a spook?"
Brock: "They once had a go at it with bell, book and candle. Well we are better equipped. Everything we get, Jill's going to programme on the computer."
(Colour)

Contributors

Writer:
Nigel Kneale
Music and Special Sound:
Desmond Briscoe, BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Script Editor:
Louis Marks
Designer:
Richard Henry
Producer:
Innes Lloyd
Director:
Peter Sasdy
Jill:
Jane Asher
Collinson:
Iain Cuthbertson
Peter Brock:
Michael Bryant
Eddie:
Michael Bates
Hargrave:
Tom Chadbon
Maudsley:
John Forgeham
Dow:
James Cosmo
Stewart:
Philip Trewinnard
Sergeant:
Neil Wilson
Bar helper:
Hilda Fenemore
Bar lady:
Peggy Marshall
Alan:
Michael Graham Cox
Vicar:
Christopher Banks
Crawshaw:
Reginald Marsh

in a special edition of The Dick Cavett Show
Fred Astaire recalls a long and uniquely successful career in conversation with Dick Cavett. With all the old ease and charm he sings again some of his greatest hits including 'Lady Be Good,' 'Cheek to Cheek' and 'Top Hat, White Tie and Tails' - and shows he can still make dancing look the easiest thing in the world.
An ABC production
(Colour) [Repeat]

Contributors

Interviewee/Entertainer:
Fred Astaire
Interviewer:
Dick Cavett

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