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A series of films from different parts of the UK which explore people's sense of identity. 2: Clydebank
Although John Brown 's Shipyard, traditionally builders of the world's finest ships and spiritual home of the famous UCS work-in, may now build oil-rigs as part of an American combine, the ' Bankie' by blood and inclination has inherited a militant working-class mantle. Both town and people bear the memories of the depression and the blitz like duelling scars - scars borne with a pride which marks them off and binds them together.
Producer KEN LITTLE

Contributors

Unknown:
John Brown

from Clacks Farm with Arthur Billitt and Peter Seabrook Tomatoes, both greenhouse and outdoor, cucumbers, melons and sweetcorn receive attention from Arthur this evening. Peter looks at shrubs in the ornamental border and at the 110 varieties of annuals in the rainbow border.
Producer BARRIE EDGAR. BBC Birmingham

Contributors

Unknown:
Arthur Billitt
Unknown:
Peter Seabrook
Producer:
Barrie Edgar.

Introduced by Angela Rippon and Barrie Gill Rippon on the Road
The MOT test continues to be controversial. Is the interpretation consistent from station to station and does the motorist get a fair deal? Angela makes a comparison between the British system and the way it is done in Belgium, where they have been testing longer than anywhere else in Europe.
Motor Caravans
Reporter MIKE WOODHEAD and family have their first experience of this fast-expanding do-it-yourself type of holiday.
Director PHIL FRANKLIN
Producer DEREK SMITH. BBC Birmingham

Contributors

Introduced By:
Angela Rippon
Introduced By:
Barrie Gill
Reporter:
Mike Woodhead
Director:
Phil Franklin
Producer:
Derek Smith.

A series of 12 programmes Written and presented by Magnus Magnusson
5: A Land of Milk and Honey
Were the Canaanites really as wicked as they are depicted in the Books of Joshua and Judges? Tonight's film looks at the religion and high culture of Canaan and, as the Children of Israel cross over Jordan into the Promised Land, we join in one of the liveliest debates of Biblical archaeology-did the Conquest of Canaan ever take place, in the way the Bible describes it?
Bible reader Eric Porter
Series adviser JAMES b. PRITCHARD
Executive producer DAVID COLLISON
Producers PAUL JORDAN , ANTONIA BENEDEK

Contributors

Presented By:
Magnus Magnusson
Reader:
Eric Porter
Unknown:
James B. Pritchard
Producer:
David Collison
Producers:
Paul Jordan
Producers:
Antonia Benedek

starring
Anton Walbrook , Diana Wynyard
To open a season of British films of the 40s, a rare opportunity to see the original classic film version of Patrick Hamilton 's famous psychological thriller.
The peace of Pimlico Square in 1863 is shattered by the murder of Alice Barlow. For many years afterwards nobody lives at No 12, until it is taken one day by the sinister Paul Mallen and his gentle wife Bella.
Directed by THOROLD DICKINSON Films: page 11
(First showinoon British television)

Contributors

Unknown:
Anton Walbrook
Unknown:
Diana Wynyard
Unknown:
Patrick Hamilton
Unknown:
Alice Barlow.
Unknown:
Paul Mallen
Directed By:
Thorold Dickinson
Paul Mallen:
Anton Walbrook
Bella Mallen:
Diana Wynyard
Nancy:
Cathleen Cordell
Ullswater:
Robert Newton
Rough:
Frank Pettingell
Cobb:
Jimmy Hanley
Elizabeth:
Minnie Rayner
Lady Winterbourne:
Mary Hinton
Alice Barlow:
Marie Wright
Chairman of music hall:
Jack Barty
House agent:
Aubrey Dexter
Pianist:
Angus Morrison

An interview in Buenos Aires
A longtime favourite for the Nobel Prize,
Jorge Luis Borges , the Argentine poet and fantasist, has been adopted as a cult hero by the younger generation. Strange, since most of his short, complex stories distorting time, place and identity -' guided dreams' as he calls them-were written more than 20 years ago.
Now 79 and almost totally blind, Borges lives in the centre of Buenos Aires - his native city where from 1955 to 1973 he was Director of the National Library of Argentina and at the same time Professor of English and North American Literature.
Among his best known collections are A Universal History of Infamy, Labyrinths, Fictions, and Doctor Brodie's Report. In an introduction to one collection Andr6 Maurois writes ... ' Borges has no spiritual homeland. He creates imaginary and symbolic worlds outside space and time. The more complicated the game becomes, the happier he is.'
Robert Robinson went to Argentina to interview Borges - the Homer of the southern hemisphere.
Readings by Michael Bryant
Film editor GEOFFREY BOTTERILL Producer PHILIP SPEIGHT

Contributors

Unknown:
Jorge Luis Borges
Unknown:
Robert Robinson
Unknown:
Michael Bryant
Editor:
Geoffrey Botterill
Producer:
Philip Speight

BBC Two England

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