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starring
Alice Faye , Don Ameche
Mike Connors persuades showgirl Molly Adair to quit Broadway and try for a career in films. Although her screen test is a success, Molly is infuriated to discover that far from being a Hollywood agent, Mike is only a ' prop ' boy with big ideas!
Producer DARRYL F. ZANUCK Director IRVING CUMMINGS

Contributors

Unknown:
Alice Faye
Unknown:
Don Ameche
Unknown:
Mike Connors
Unknown:
Molly Adair
Producer:
Darryl F. Zanuck
Director:
Irving Cummings
Molly Adair:
Alice Faye
Michael Connors:
Don Ameche
Dave Springold:
J. Edward Bromberg
Nicky Hayden:
Alan Curtis
Pete Tinney:
Stuart Erwin
Chief of Police:
Jed Prouty
Buster Keaton:
Himself
Lyle P Stout:
Donald Meek
Englishman:
George Givot
Keystone Cops:
Eddie Collins
Keystone Cops:
Hank Mann
, Keystone Cops:
Heinie Conklin
Keystone Cops:
James Finlayson
Assistant director:
CmcK Chandler
Henry Potter:
Robert Lowery
Bartender:
Ben Turpin
Sheriff:
Chester Conklin

An entertainment for children with Brian Cant , Toni Arthur Lionel Morton , John Styles
Jonathan Cohen , Spike Heatley Alan Rushton
Director ANNE GOBEY Producer ANN REAY
BBC Record No RBT 19, with songs and games from Play Away, is now available from all record shops, price 95p. The Bold Bad Bus, a book of rhyming stories: 11.60

Contributors

Unknown:
Brian Cant
Unknown:
Toni Arthur
Unknown:
Lionel Morton
Unknown:
John Styles
Unknown:
Jonathan Cohen
Unknown:
Spike Heatley
Unknown:
Alan Rushton
Director:
Anne Gobey
Producer:
Ann Reay

A series featuring a selection of BBCtv programmes viewers have particularly asked to see again.
In February 1972 the Winter Olympic Games were held for the first time in Asia, and the world's finest athletes on snow and ice gathered in the Hokkaido district of Japan.
This Japanese film is not a documentary record of the Games but rather an impression of the 11 days of spectacle - the triumphs and the disappointments, the thrills and the spills, and above all the grace of the athletes.

Contributors

Director:
Masahiro Shinoda

Cardiff v Llanelli
The two top clubs in Wales meet in a ' revenge ' match for Cardiff. Llanelli not only won the Welsh Rugby Union Challenge Cup by beating Cardiff, but also recently knocked them from the top of the Welsh Championship table. Both clubs field several Welsh internationals for what must be regarded as the most attractive rugby union match this weekend. Commentator
NIGEL STARMER-SMITH
Director DEWI Griffiths
Series producer BILL TAYLOR

Contributors

Unknown:
Nigel Starmer-Smith
Director:
Dewi Griffiths
Producer:
Bill Taylor

Verdi's great comic opera Text by ARRIGO BOITO after Shakespeare sung in a new translation by ERIC CROZIER and JOAN CROSS
In his 80th year Verdi at last achieved his comic opera, a work brilliantly characterised in each of its six scenes.
Sir John Falstaff , fat, lovable knight of the Garter Inn, is in pursuit of romance (and money) yet again and sends love-letters to Alice Ford and Meg Page These Merry Wives of Windsor, furious at his conceit in writing identical letters, decide to punish him by arranging a rendezvous .. starring
with AMBROSIAN OPERA CHORUS
English Chamber Orchestra (augmented) leader KENNETH SILLITO conductor James Lockhart
Associate conductor RICHARD ARMSTRONG Repetiteur RICHARD NUNN
Costumes JUANITA WATERSON
Choreography GERALDINE STEPHENSON Sound RAY ANGEL , ALAN FOGG Lighting ROBERT WRIGHT Design EILEEN DISS
Producer CEDRIC MESSINA
Director BASIL COLEMAN

Contributors

Unknown:
Arrigo Boito
Translation By:
Eric Crozier
Unknown:
Sir John Falstaff
Unknown:
Alice Ford
Leader:
Kenneth Sillito
Conductor:
James Lockhart
Conductor:
Richard Armstrong
Repetiteur:
Richard Nunn
Unknown:
Juanita Waterson
Unknown:
Geraldine Stephenson
Unknown:
Ray Angel
Unknown:
Alan Fogg
Unknown:
Robert Wright
Design:
Eileen Diss
Producer:
Cedric Messina
Director:
Basil Coleman
Sir John Falstaff:
Geraint Evans
Mistress Quickly:
Regina Resnik
Ford:
Norman Bailey
Alice Ford:
April Cantelo
Dr Caius:
Gregory Dempsey
Bardolph:
Edward Byles
Pistol:
David Gwynne
Meg Page:
Joan Davies
Nanetta, Ford's daughter:
Norma Burrowes
Fenton, her lover:
Neil Jenkins

Regional Variations (2)

The Pallisers

Episode 6

Duration: 52 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Drama based on the six political novels by Anthony Trollope. George Vavasor's hopes of an inheritance have gone and he has disappeared. Show more

Contributors

Alice Vavasor:
Caroline Mortimer
Dolly Longstaffe:
Donald Pickering
Burgo Fitzgerald:
Barry Justice
George Vavasor:
Gary Watson
Glenorca M'Cluskie:
Susan Hampshire
Plantagenet Pallister:
Philip Latham
Duke of Ominum:
Roland Culver
Duke of St Bungay:
Roger Livesey
Director:
Hugh David

Michael Parkinson and his guests Music THE HARRY STONEHAM FIVE
Director Brian WHITEHOUSE Producer RICHARD DREWETT

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Parkinson
Director:
Brian Whitehouse
Producer:
Richard Drewett

starring Tallulah Bankhead with William Bendix , Walter Slezak Mary Anderson , John Hodiak
John Steinbeck 's compelling drama about conflicting emotions among the occupants of a lifeboat drifting in the Atlantic during World War II.
As they desperately pull away from their torpedoed ship another survivor clambers aboard-from the enemy submarine!
Director ALFRED HITCHCOCK

Contributors

Unknown:
Tallulah Bankhead
Unknown:
William Bendix
Unknown:
Walter Slezak
Unknown:
Mary Anderson
Unknown:
John Hodiak
Unknown:
John Steinbeck
Director:
Alfred Hitchcock
Connie Porter:
Tallulah Bankhead
Actor:
Guswilliam Bendix
The German:
Walter Slezak
Alice MacKenzie:
Mary Anderson
Kovac:
John Hodiak
Ritterhouse:
Henry Hull
Mrs Higgins:
Heather Angel

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