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Starring Cliff Robertson
with Ty Hardin, James Gregory, Robert Culp, Grant Williams

The story of a boat and its celebrated skipper - John F. Kennedy. As his first command in the battle of the Pacific, Lt Kennedy is assigned a battered and rundown PT boat. It is not the most promising of beginnings for a young naval officer. But a Kennedy does not give up easily and PT 109 is soon ready for action.

Holiday Films: pages 17-18

Contributors

Director:
Leslie H. Martinson
Lt Kennedy:
Cliff Robertson
Ensign Thom:
Ty Hardin
Cmdr Ritchie:
James Gregory
Ensign Ross:
Robert Culp
Lt Alvin Cluster:
Grant Williams
Yeoman Rogers:
Lew Gallo
Benjamin Kevu:
Errol John
Lt Reginald Evans:
Michael Pate

Pasadena, California, is the scene of this brilliant and fantastic parade every year on 1 January. Johnny Morris looks at American film of the year of preparation and the procession itself: 60 floats, 21 bands, 250 horses and a million and a half people.
(Bristol)
Johnny in Yugoslavia: Friday, 7.45 pm

Contributors

Presenter:
Johnny Morris
Presented by:
Brian Patten

Introduced by Richard Baker
A concert of music by the Strauss family, which took place this morning in the Main Hall of the Musikverein, with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra led and conducted by Willi Boskovsky with members of the Vienna Opera Ballets

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Baker
Musicians:
The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Leader/Conductor:
Willi Boskovsky
Dancers:
Members of the Vienna Opera Ballets
Choreographer:
Alois Mitterhubert
Director:
Herman Lanske

Introduced by Cliff Michelmore

What's new among 700 yachts, power boats and dinghies from £500-£30,000. Has the petrol crisis led more motorists to take up sailing? All the answers in this New Year's Day programme direct from the Bahamas pool at Earls Court. Enjoy again highlights of last summer's ocean racing, look forward to 1974.

Contributors

Presenter:
Cliff Michelmore
Producer:
Tony Salmon
Editor:
Brian Robins

The Language of Sculpture

The first of two new films about the most famous sculptor in the world. His latest works are shown in the spectacular setting of the unique exhibition of his work that was seen by 400,000 people in Florence.

Now 75, the artist comments on the main forces which have directed his work over the years. He shows how he sets about devising the massive walk-through forms which stand as high as houses.

(Tony Church is a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company)

Contributors

Narrator:
Tony Church
Film Cameraman:
Henry Farrar
Writer:
John Read
Producer:
John Read

by E. A. Whitehead
Starring Albert Finney, Rachel Roberts
The first of four BBC2 presentations based on the work of some of Britain's leading theatre companies.

"...one of the few surviving forms of ritual slaughter"
Tonight's film version of the highly acclaimed Royal Court production brings to a wider audience the brilliant performances of Albert Finney and Rachel Roberts as Mr and Mrs Elliot locked together in a marriage that doesn't work.

Contributors

Author:
E.A. Whitehead
Producer:
Timothy Burrill
Director:
Anthony Page
Mr. Elliot:
Albert Finney
Mrs. Elliot:
Rachel Roberts

In this New Year's Day edition Bob Harris looks at highlights from the last series including: Roy Buchanan, Ry Cooder, Humble Pie, Roberta Flack, Rick Wakeman, Steppenwolf, Everly Brothers, Jimi Hendrix, Edgar Winter.

Contributors

Presenter:
Bob Harris
Musician:
Roy Buchanan
Musician:
Ry Cooder
Musician:
Roberta Flack
Musician:
Rick Wakeman
Musician:
Jimi Hendrix
Musician:
Edgar Winter
Director:
Colin Strong
Producer:
Michael Appleton

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