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Story: "A Winter Story" written by Max Bolliger, illustrated by Beatrix Scharen

Contributors

Presenter:
Floella Benjamin
Presenter:
Don Spencer
Author (A Winter Story):
Max Bolliger
Illustrator (A Winter Story):
Beatrix Scharen
Percussionist:
Alan Grahame
Pianist:
Michael Omer
Designer:
Gloria Clayton
Writer/Director:
Judy Whitfield
Producer:
Anne Gobey
Executive Producer:
Cynthia Felgate

To mark the 50th anniversary of Winnie the Pooh, The Book Programme presented this film about Pooh's creator.

It is a portrait of two men and their happy collaboration, filmed in the countryside in which the stories were set. Richard Kay plays the young A.A. Milne, author of the Pooh books, and David Horovitch plays the young E.H. Shepard, who illustrated the stories.

E.H. Shepard himself appears, recalling his first visits to the 'Hundred Acre Wood' and 'Poohsticks Bridge'. And Christopher Robin Milne, son of the author, reads extracts from his father's memoirs and from the books and poems.

Contributors

Interviewee:
E.H. Shepard
Reader:
Christopher Robin Milne
Music:
John Scott
Film Cameraman:
David MacDonald
Director:
Andrew Holmes
A.A. Milne:
Richard Kay
E.H. Shepard:
David Horovitch

Starring The Marx Brothers
Possibly the Marx Brothers' most famous film, the plot has something to do with Otis B. Driftwood's plans to launch a Mrs Claypool as a patron of Grand Opera.
(Black and white). Films: pages 15-16

Contributors

Director:
Sam Wood
Otis B Driftwood:
Groucho Marx
Fiorello:
Chico Marx
Tomasso:
Harpo Marx
Rosa:
Kitty Carlisle
Ricardo:
Allan Jones

One Man's Private Kingdom
Narrated by Gerald Harper

Jack Donovan has a houseful and a life-full of Princely Toys. They are not strictly toys but a collection of magnificent automata - working models that will blow you a soap bubble, do you a trick or make you gasp at the audacity of their acrobatics. Any one of them alone would be a marvel, a priceless and irreplaceable memory of that 19th-century art which could accept nothing but the best - and could afford to pay for it. It's a fair promise to say that you'll be delighted, intrigued, baffled, amused, and maybe, just maybe, led back into that delicious dream-world which started with the first teddy bear.

Contributors

Narrator:
Gerald Harper
Writer:
Jeremy Hornsby
Music composed by:
Paul Samwell-Smith
Film Recordist:
Maurice Everitt
Film Cameraman:
John Else
Film Editor:
Roger Guertin
Producer:
Ramsay Short

The Australian Ballet Production starring Rudolf Nureyev
Robert Helpmann , Ray Powell
Don Quixote , a Spanish knight, tries to live his life strictly according to the ancient rules of chivalry. Followed by his faithful squire, Sancho Panza , he travels Spain in search of valorous deeds to accomplish. Sadly, Don Quixote in no way resembles the heroes of his beloved books. To save him from his own good intentions, his friends steal and burn the books.
Adapted from the novel by MIGUEL DE CERVANTES SAAVEDRA
Producer JOHN HARGREAVES. Director!
RUDOLF NUREYEV , ROBERT HELPMANN

Contributors

Unknown:
Rudolf Nureyev
Unknown:
Robert Helpmann
Unknown:
Ray Powell
Unknown:
Don Quixote
Unknown:
Sancho Panza
Unknown:
Don Quixote
Novel By:
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Producer:
John Hargreaves.
Director:
Rudolf Nureyev
Director:
Robert Helpmann
Basilio:
Rudolf Nureyev
Don Quixote:
Robert Helpmann
Sancho Panza:
Ray Powell
Lorenzo:
Francis Croese
Kitri/Dulcinea:
Lucette Aldous
Gamache:
Colin Peasley
Street dancer/Queen of the Dryads:
Marilyn Rowe
Espada:
Kelvin Coe

Highlights of 40 years of television from Britain's tiniest network include drama, documentary, comedy and song, starring Eric Idle With NEIL INNES , DAVID BATTLEY GWEN TAYLOR , TERENCE BAYLER and CARINTHIA WEST
Script by ERIC IDLE . Songs by NEIL INNES Music by FATSO. Designer GEOFF POWELL Director ANDREW GOSLING Producer IAN KEILL
Executive producer MICHAEL BILL

Contributors

Unknown:
Neil Innes
Unknown:
David Battley
Unknown:
Gwen Taylor
Unknown:
Terence Bayler
Script By:
Eric Idle
Songs By:
Neil Innes
Designer:
Geoff Powell
Director:
Andrew Gosling
Producer:
Ian Keill
Producer:
Michael Bill

Regional Variations (2)

The Old Grey Whistle Test

BBC Two England

The Old Grey Whistle Test

Rod Stewart Christmas Concert

Duration: 52 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for 51 minutes

From 1976, The Rod Stewart Group perform a Christmas concert on stage at London's Olympia.

starring James Cagney with Doris Day
Cameron Mitchell
The exciting 20s-early days of jazz. Stop-at-nothing promoter Martin Snyder makes dime-a-dance girl Ruth Etting into a star but cannot bear to let her leave him.
Director CHARLES vidor. Films: pp 15-18

Contributors

Unknown:
James Cagney
Unknown:
Doris Day
Unknown:
Cameron Mitchell
Unknown:
Ruth Etting
Ruth Etting:
Doris Day
Martin Snyder:
James Cagney
Johnny Alderman:
Cameron Mitchell
Bernard V Loomis:
Robert Keith
Frobisher:
Tom Tully
Georgie:
Harry Bella Ver
Paul Hunter:
Richard Gaines
Fred Taylor:
Peter Leeds
Eddie Fulton:
Claude Stroud

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