starring Bob Hope , Milly Vitale with James Cagney as George M. Cohan The story of Eddie Foy , one of America's great vaudeville comics, and his seven children.
Director MELVILLE SHAVELSON This Week's Films: page 13
Benson and Hedges Cup
Northamptonshire v Warwickshire from Northampton
Introduced by PETER WEST
Commentators RICHIE BENAUD
Television presentation by DAVID KENNING andJOHN SHREWSBURY
The legend of the pioneer past made familiar by Hollywood the world over dies hard. Cowboys in high-crowned hats still herd cattle across the open plains. Prospectors scrape a living from the stripped mines, dreaming of striking it rich. The Indians cling tenaciously to their colourful old custom of celebrating the seasons.
A film produced and directed by NICHOLAS CLAPP
BBC2 Snooker Championship
Another opportunity to see how the 1974 Pot Black Trophy was won: featuring
EDDIE CHARLTON , RAY REARDON GRAHAM MILES ,JOHN SPENCER JOHN PULMAN , CLIFF THORBURN JACK REA , REX WILLIAMS
Tonight, the first of the 16-frame Tournament:
Ray Reardon , the 1974 World Snooker Champion, against
Eddie Charlton (Australia), twice Pot Black Champion
Introduced by ALAN WEEKS Referee SYDNEY LEE
Commentator TED LOWE
Director JIM DUMIGHAN
Producer REG PERRIN (Birmingham)
Regional Variations (2)
Based on the six political novels by Anthony Trollope. A political crisis faces the country and a coalition government is imminent.
played by Joshua Rifkin introduced by STEVE RACE
King of the Ragtime, SCOTT JOPLIN was born in 1868 and died in 1917. University Music Professor JOSHUA RIFKIN is responsible for the current revival culminating in the soundtrack for The Sting.
Sound ADRIAN STOCKS
Lighting DAVE SYDENHAM Designer JOHN O'HARA Producer PATRICIA FOY
(Les Rois Maudits)
Starring Genevieve Casile, Helene Due, Louis Seigner, Jean Piat, Georges Marchal
A new series adapted from the historical novels by Maurice Druon capturing the passions and power struggles of the French court in the 14th century, when the destinies of France and England were inextricably entwined.
The Grand-Master of the Knights Templar, a rich religious and para-military order, is to be burnt at the stake. Just before he dies he puts a curse on Philippe the Fair and his successors for 13 generations.
An ORTF production
Joel McCrea , Barbara Stanwyck
Among the squaws in a captured village the soldiers find a white woman with a young son.
Director CHAHLES MARQUIS WARREN This Week's Films: page 13