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7.40 Understanding, Monitoring, Manipulating

8.5 Air Pollution Dispersion

8.30 The 'Art' of Charlotte Bronte

8.55 The Urban Migrant

9.20 Mechanics: Rotating Frames: 1

9.45 Rural Transport and Accessibility

10.10 Earthquake Prediction and Prevention

10.35 Political Film: The Nightcleaners

11.0 Mineralisation in Cornwall

11.25 Heart and Lungs

11.50 Maths: Complex Analysis

12.15 The Exception and the Rule

1.5 The London Underground

1.30 Nazi New Order

1.55 M101/23 Modelling, Surveys

2.20 Ethology

starring James Stewart, Judy Garland, Hedy Lamarr, Lana Turner, Tony Martin
At the beginning of the century, the ambition of every American chorus girl was to appear in the lavish follies staged by America's greatest showman. MGM have produced an equally lavish film of three pretty girls on the threshold of Ziegfeld success.

Contributors

Screenplay:
Marguerite Roberts
Screenplay:
Sonya Levien
Produced by:
Pandro S. Berman
Directed by:
Robert Z. Leonard
Gilbert Young:
James Stewart
Susan Gallagher:
Judy Garland
Sandra Kolter:
Hedy Lamarr
Sheila Regan:
Lana Turner
Frank Merton:
Tony Martin
Jerry Regan:
Jackie Cooper
Geoffrey Collis:
Ian Hunter
'Pop' Gallagher:
Charles Winninger

Springtime with Geoffrey Smith
BBC gardener GEOFFREY SMITH guides us round one of his favourite Northern gardens - Chats-worth. Derbyshire's most famous stately home, landscaped regardless of expense.
Film editor PATRICK HARGREAVES Producer Douglas R. SMITH
Series co-ordinator FRANK GILLARD

Contributors

Unknown:
Geoffrey Smith
Unknown:
Geoffrey Smith
Editor:
Patrick Hargreaves
Producer:
Douglas R. Smith
Unknown:
Frank Gillard

Narrated by PATRICK ALLEN
The Kali Gandaki in central Nepal is an unnavigable river. Yet besides the one. often impassable road through the Mahabarat Range it is the only means of communication in a vast mountainous area where disease and poverty are rife. Using lightweight hovercraft, a British Joint Services Expedition took up the challenge and, if the machines made it, they might become river ambulances for the United Mission Hospital.
Producer TONY SALMON. Series editors ANTHONY ISAACS and MICHAEL ANDREWS (First shown in The World About Usi

Contributors

Unknown:
Patrick Allen
Unknown:
Kali Gandaki
Producer:
Tony Salmon.
Editors:
Anthony Isaacs
Editors:
Michael Andrews

An affectionate tribute by Russell Harty
The Lancashire artist HELEN BRADLEY died in July. Born with the century, famous for her evocative paintings of her Edwardian childhood, she always remained distinctively Northern, both in her life and work. RUSSELL HARTY , who shares her roots and became a friend in her latter years, pays this tribute.
Film cameraman PETER HAMILTON Film editor RAOUL SOBEL
'Director JANE COLES
Presented by ANTONIA BENEDEK

Contributors

Unknown:
Russell Harty
Artist:
Helen Brad
Unknown:
Russell Harty
Unknown:
Peter Hamilton
Editor:
Raoul Sobel
Presented By:
Antonia Benedek

The last of four parts
With a small cast an artificial style, and a wealth of allusions. this is an attempt to escape from the Hollywood myth. and to re-examine Hitler's effect on modern German history.
Written and directed by HANS JÜRGEN SYBERBERG
Cameraman DIETRICH LOHMANN
Produced by TSM/SOLARIS MUNICH

Contributors

Unknown:
Dietrich Lohmann

Tonight's Midnight Movie double-bill is a pair of classic science-fiction thrillers.
It Came from Outer Space starring
Richard Carlson Barbara Rush
Investigating what appears to be a fallen meteorite, John Putnam finds an alien spaceship which is subsequently buried in a rock-fall. No one believes his story, until some citizens of the nearby town begin to act quite strangely ...
Screenplay by HARRY ESSEX from a story by RAY BRADBURY Produced by WILLIAM ALLAND Directed by JACK ARNOLD Films: page 17

Contributors

Unknown:
Richard Carlson
Unknown:
Barbara Rush
Unknown:
John Putnam
Play By:
Harry Essex
Story By:
Ray Bradbury
Produced By:
William Alland
Unknown:
Jack Arnold
John Putnam:
Richard Carlson
Ellen Fields:
Barbara Rush
Sheriff Warren:
Charles Drake
George:
Russell Johnson
Jane:
Kathleen Hughes
Frank:
Joe Sawyer

starring
James Donald , Andrew Keir
Barbara Shelley , Julian Glover
When Dr Matthew Roney and his assistant, Barbara Judd , are called in to examine some unusual prehistoric remains unearthed by building work on a London Underground extension, there begins a strange story involving evil visitors from the Unknown.
Story and screenplay by NIGEL KNEALE Produced by ANTHONY NELSON KEYS
Directed by ROY WARD BAKER Films; page 17

Contributors

Unknown:
James Donald
Unknown:
Andrew Keir
Unknown:
Barbara Shelley
Unknown:
Julian Glover
Unknown:
Dr Matthew Roney
Unknown:
Barbara Judd
Unknown:
Nigel Kneale
Produced By:
Anthony Nelson Keys
Directed By:
Roy Ward Baker
Dr Roney:
James Donald
Quatermass:
Andrew Keir
Barbara Judd:
Barbara Shelley
Colonel Breen:
Julian Glover
Sladden:
Duncan Lamont
Captain Potter:
Bryan Marshall
Howell:
Peter Copley
Minister:
Edwin Richfield
Police-Sgt Ellis:
Grant Taylor
Sergeant Cleghorn:
Maurice Good
Watson:
Robert Morris
Journalist:
Sheila Steafel
Sapper West:
Hugh Futcher,
Johnson:
Keith Marsh
Corporal Gibson:
James Culliford
Miss Dobson:
Bee Duffell

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