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Who does the fringe benefit?
When it comes to sick pay, pensions and other fringe benefits many of us don' know what we're missing.
Introduced by FRANK scuffham
Series producer john twitchin

Contributors

Introduced By:
Frank Scuffham
Producer:
John Twitchin

In Concert with The God Squad
HUBERT HEARD (keyboard) KENNY lupper (keyboard) MANUEL KELLorGH (drums) from The Music Centre
Vocal backing
ROSETTA hk;htower and DORIS TROY Sound CHRIS HOLCOMBE Lighting HARRY THOMAS
Producer STANLEY DORFMAN

Contributors

Unknown:
Harry Thomas
Producer:
Stanley Dorfman

Nearly 1,000 bikes used to leave the Triumph works at Meriden, near Coventry, every week, most of them for export. They represented 80% of the British motorbike industry and were a massive dollar earner. Then management decided to close the factory and 1,700 men and women lost their jobs. But more than half of them refused to go. They staged a sit-in, organised a 24-hour picket and began a fight to take over the factory and run it themselves. For five months they have held out, their savings gone, their redundancy pay ended.

What makes factory workers take desperate measures to save their jobs? How is their morale affected as the weeks drag on? Harold Williamson and a Man Alive film team went behind the picket lines, into the now silent factory.

Contributors

Reporter:
Harold Williamson
Producer:
Richard Thomas
Editor:
Adam Clapham

Starring George Peppard, Mary Tyler Moore
with Dom De Luise, John McMartin, Susan Saint James, Don Stroud

The morose crew of a Greek freighter in New York find themselves laughing and dancing and health authorities believe they are the victims of a rare 'happy' virus carried by a toucan. The bird flies off to the home of a group of hippies and drop-outs....
This Week's Films: page 9

Contributors

Producer/Director:
George Seaton
Pete:
George Peppard
Liz:
Mary Tyler Moore
J Gardner Monroe:
Dom de Luise
The Mayor:
John McMartin
Conrad:
Nathaniel Frey
Dr Shapiro:
Charles Lane
Gertrude:
Jeanne Arnold
Murgatroyd:
Georoe Furth
Sgt Gunty:
Morty Gunty
Officer Ponazecki:
Joe Ponazecki
Capt Wallace:
Frank Campanella
Aida:
Susan Saint James
Barney:
Don Stroud

' How is a feature film edited? '
Tony Bilbow introduces Ernest Walter who has edited over 30 features and is now working on Blake Edwards 's new picture The Tamarind Seed starring Julie Andrews and Omar Sharif.
Philip Jenkinson examines the vintage origins of some of today's most popular films - such as What's up Doc?, Enter the Dragon, Magnum Force and American Graffiti.
Film director david HAMILTON JONES Producer BARRY BROWN

Contributors

Introduces:
Tony Bilbow
Unknown:
Ernest Walter
Unknown:
Blake Edwards
Unknown:
Julie Andrews
Unknown:
Omar Sharif.
Unknown:
Philip Jenkinson
Director:
David Hamilton Jones
Producer:
Barry Brown

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