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Clark Gable , Norma Shearer
On the eve of World War II, vaudeville star Harry Van is stranded in an Alpine hotel.
Screenplay, based on his own play, by ROBERT E. SHERWOOD
Director CLARENCE BROWN
This Week's Films: page 23

Contributors

Unknown:
Clark Gable
Unknown:
Norma Shearer
Unknown:
Harry Van
Play By:
Robert E. Sherwood
Director:
Clarence Brown
Irene:
Norma Shearer
Harry:
Clark Gable
Achille Weber:
Edward Arnold
Dr Waldersee:
Charles Coburn
Capt Kirvline:
Joseph Schildkraut
Quillery:
Burgess Meredith
Madame Zuleika:
Laura Hope Crews

An entertainment for children starring
Brian Cant with Toni Arthur
Miranda Connell , Jonathan Cohen Alan Rushton , Spike Heatley and guest for this week Jimmy Watson
Brian and company play away with music, songs, puzzles and comedy.
Musical director JONATHAN COHEN Designer NIGEL CURZON
Scriptwriter and director CAROLE WARD Producer ANN REAY
The Bold Bad Bus, stories in verse from Play Away, £1.60, from bookshops

Contributors

Unknown:
Brian Cant
Unknown:
Toni Arthur
Unknown:
Miranda Connell
Unknown:
Jonathan Cohen
Unknown:
Alan Rushton
Unknown:
Spike Heatley
Unknown:
Jimmy Watson
Director:
Jonathan Cohen
Designer:
Nigel Curzon
Director:
Carole Ward
Producer:
Ann Reay

A Western film series
starring Andrew Duggan as Murdoch Lancer, James Stacy as Johnny, Wayne Maunder as Scott, Elizabeth Baur as Teresa, Paul Brinegar as Jelly
with guest stars Warren Oates, Guy Stockwell

A smooth-talking stranger arrives in town and having gained the confidence and admiration of almost everyone carries out an ingenious plan to steal a valuable gold shipment.

Contributors

Murdoch Lancer:
Andrew Duggan
Johnny:
James Stacy
Scott:
Wayne Maunder
Teresa:
Elizabeth Baur
Jelly:
Paul Brinegar
Sheriff Val Crawford:
Warren Oates
Clay Criswell:
Guy Stockwell

West of Scotland v Glasgow High In this afternoon's league match West of Scotland, last year's runners-up in division one, and Glasgow High who finished fourth, can both call on international talent, so an exciting and close match is in prospect.
Commentator BILL MCLAREN Introduced by NIGEL STARMER-SMITH
Series producer BILL TAYLOR

Contributors

Commentator:
Bill McLaren
Introduced By:
Nigel Starmer-Smith
Producer:
Bill Taylor

45 Minutes Each Way
A documentary entertainment on Football
Introduced by Melvyn Bragg
Wife: I sometimes think you love Liverpool more than you love me. Liverpool fan: Lissen you; I love Everton more than I love you.
A celebration of our national sport in music, verse and drama. Different aspects of professional football in three dramatic episodes:
Ilegal Approach by Willis Hall
' You never know your luck, he could end up as the sole owner of a fish and chip shop in W Hartlepool by the time he's 35.'
Onion: a Football Association Disciplinary Hearing by Alan Plater
'He thought I was trying to block the free kick ... like standing less than ten yards away ... and he says: " Get out of the way you great fairy."'
They Used to Play on Grass from the novel by Gordon M Williams and Terry Venables
' You may run the team, but I employ you, I own this club.'
Also taking part: cartoonist Bill Tidy, poets Roger McGough and Tom Pickard, Ian Campbell and his group, and professional football players past and present.
Drama sequences directed by Ben Rea, Studio director Tony Tyley, Producer Tony Cash, Assistant editor Tony Staveacre, Editor Bill Morton

Contributors

Introduced By:
Melvyn Bragg
Writer:
Willis Hall
Writer:
Alan Plater
Cartoonist:
Bill Tidy
Poet:
Roger McGough
Poet:
Tom Pickard
Musicians:
Ian Campbell Folk Group
Director:
Ben Rea
Director:
Tony Tyley
Producer:
Tony Cash
Editor:
Tony Staveacre
Editor:
Bill Morton
Harry Bullock:
Harold Goodwin
Lillian Bullock:
Barbara Young
Rory Bullock:
Jason Kemp
Arnold Mackintosh:
Phil McCall
Whittle:
Derek Francis
Brennan:
Norman Bird
Callender:
Norman Mitchel
Kennedy:
Godfrey James
Mitchell:
Paul Seed
Stuart:
Ray Lonnen
Jackson:
Edwin Richfield
Gallagher:
Victor Winding
First man:
Jay Neill
Second man:
Nigel Stevens

A musical quiz
Joseph Cooper as questionmaster invites you to match your musical wits against
Joyce Grenfell , Bernard Levin Robin Ray
Guest musician Dame Eva Turner
Director DENIS MORIARTY Producer WALTER TODDS

Contributors

Unknown:
Joseph Cooper
Unknown:
Joyce Grenfell
Unknown:
Bernard Levin
Unknown:
Robin Ray
Musician:
Dame Eva Turner
Director:
Denis Moriarty
Producer:
Walter Todds

starring John Ireland
Preston Foster , Barbara Britton
Tempted by the offer of a large reward and pardon, Bob Ford is torn between his friendship for the notorious outlaw with whom he rides and a new life with the woman he loves.
The first of a short season of films directed by Samuel Fuller.
Screenplay by SAMUEL FULLER Director SAMUEL FULLER
This Week's Films: page 23

Contributors

Unknown:
John Ireland
Unknown:
Preston Foster
Unknown:
Barbara Britton
Unknown:
Bob Ford
Directed By:
Samuel Fuller.
Unknown:
Samuel Fuller
Director:
Samuel Fuller
John Kelley:
Preston Foster
Cynthy Waters:
Barbara Britton
Bob Ford:
John Ireland
Jesse James:
Reed Hadley
Kane:
J Edward Bromberg
Soapy:
Victor Killian
Mrs Zee James:
Barbara Woodel

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