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The last of eight films on the background of the present conflict 8: The New Klondyke
When a small and relatively underdeveloped country like Abu Dhabi strikes oil, what does it spend its money on and how does this affect the society?
Director PETER JARVIS
Producer HOWARD SMrm

Contributors

Director:
Peter Jarvis
Producer:
Howard Smrm
on BBC Two England

with Ludovic Kennedy
Richard Kershaw , Kenneth Kendall brings you the News and an interview with a man or woman behind the headlines.

Contributors

Unknown:
Ludovic Kennedy
Unknown:
Richard Kershaw
Unknown:
Kenneth Kendall

Introduced by Robert Robinson
Anthony Eden , now Lord Avon, has just written Another World. It deals with his first 20 years and is an account of his childhood, family background and his experiences in the First World War of which he, writes: ' I had entered the holocaust still childish and I emerged tempered by my experience and bereft of many friends, but with my illusions still intact, neither shattered nor cynical, to face a changed world.'
LORD AVON talks at his home in Wiltshire about those early years.
Producer PHILIP SPEIGHT
Executive producer WILL WYATT

Contributors

Introduced By:
Robert Robinson
Introduced By:
Anthony Eden
Producer:
Philip Speight

A Personal History of the United States, written and narrated by Alistair Cooke

In this film Alistair Cooke looks behind the rags-to-riches legends of men like John B. Rockefeller, Thomas Edison and Andrew Carnegie.

(Repeat)
(Book: "Alistair Cooke's America" £6.50, from bookshops)

Contributors

Writer/Narrator:
Alistair Cooke
Director:
David Heycock
Producer:
Michael Gill

Raoul Walsh Season
A film starring James Cagney, Humphrey Bogart, Priscilla Lane, Gladys George

Cagney and Bogart are face to face again in the last of the great thirties gangster movies. Directed with great panache by Raoul Walsh, it marked the end of a Hollywood era that had begun with pictures like Little Caesar, The Public Enemy and Scarface.
Films: page 7

Contributors

Director:
Raoul Walsh
Eddie Bartlett:
James Cagney
George Hally:
Humphrey Bogart
Jean Sherman:
Priscilla Lane
Lloyd Hart:
Jeffery Lynn
Panama Smith:
Gladys George
Danny Green:
Frank McHugh
Nick Brown:
Paul Kelly
Mrs Sherman:
Elizabeth Risdon
Henderson:
Ed Keane

...if it ain't got that swing!

The first of three programmes in which pianist Eddie Thompson invites some of Britain's most accomplished jazz musicians to play their kind of music. Eddie's guests this week are: Kenny Baker (trumpet), George Chisholm (trombone), Danny Moss (tenor sax), Brian Brocklehurst (bass), Lennie Hastings (drums) and Marion Williams

Contributors

Presenter/Pianist:
Eddie Thompson
Trumpeter:
Kenny Baker
Tombonist:
George Chisholm
Saxophonist:
Danny Moss
Bassist:
Brian Brocklehurst
Drummer:
Lennie Hastings
Singer:
Marion Williams
Director:
Martin L. Bell
Executive Producer:
Michael Appleton

BBC Two England

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