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with music by Tchaikovsky.
Clara is given a nutcracker in the form of a toy soldier for Christmas. That night she sees the nutcracker in battle with the terrible Seven-headed Mouse King. The nutcracker turns into a young Prince and takes Clara to the Kingdom of Sweets.
(1978 winner of the BAFTA award for Schools Television)

Contributors

Music:
null Tchaikovsky
Narrator:
Kathryn Harries
Drosselmeyer:
Geoffrey Bayldon
Illustrations:
Paul Johnson
Animation:
Bura and Hardwick
Puppets and direction:
Alan Platt
Producer:
Elizabeth Bennett

A pantomime double-bill for the holiday, starring Donald O'Connor Noelle Adam , Vittorio De Sica
Aladdin discovers by chance that his lamp has magic powers - and a genie to guard them!
Screenplay by LUTHER DAVIS
Directed by HENRY LEVIN. Films: pp 16-17 and at 3.25
The Glass Slipper starring
Leslie Caron , Michael Wilding
An adaptation of the romance of Cinderella and her Prince Charming set against a fairytale background of music and dance. and BALLET DE PARIS Choreography by ROLAND pet"
Music by BRON ISLAU KAPER
Screenplay and lyrics by Hr " Produced by EDWIN H. KNOPF Directed by CHARLES WALTERS

Contributors

Unknown:
Donald O'Connor
Unknown:
Noelle Adam
Unknown:
Vittorio de Sica
Play By:
Luther Davis
Directed By:
Henry Levin.
Unknown:
Leslie Caron
Unknown:
Michael Wilding
Music By:
Bron Islau Kaper
Produced By:
Edwin H. Knopf
Directed By:
Charles Walters
Aladdin:
Donald O'Connor
Djalma:
Noelle Adam
Genie:
Vittorio de Sica
Sultan:
Aldo Fabrizi
Zaina:
Michele Mercier
Omar:
Milton Reid
Prince Moluk:
Mario Girotti
Ella:
Leslie Caron
Prince Charles:
Michael Wilding-
Kovin:
Keenan Wynn
Mrs Toquet:
Estelle Winwood
Widow Sonder:
Elsa Lanchester
Duke:
Harry Jones

A Circus of Experiments
A series of six programmes 2: Molecules in Motion
See air molecules exerting pressure by bombardment; they can even make specks of smoke dance. See rough estimates of their spacing-apart and of their great speeds. See liquid air and argue evidence from it. See jet propulsion in a final experiment and hear it explained by molecules in motion. (Part 3 tomorrow)

Judi Dench introduces a very special cartoon, made by top animators from ten different countries, to celebrate the International Year of the Child. The result is a fascinating, absorbing and unusual illustration of the ten Principles of the United Nations Charter for Children.
Production supervised by MAX MASSIMINO in Rome and JOHN HALAS in London

Contributors

Introduces:
Judi Dench
Introduces:
John Halas

Introduced by Richard Baker
The traditional New Year's morning concert from the Musikvereinssaal, featuring the music of the Strauss family, with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Lorin Maazel and the Vienna State Opera Ballet
Produced for ORF/ZDF by Hermann Lanske

Contributors

Introduced By:
Richard Baker
Musicians:
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted By:
Lorin Maazel
Producer:
Hermann Lanske
on BBC Two England

The distinctive sound of the Dave Brubeek Quartet featuring DAVE BRUBECK and his special guest
Annie Ross AND HER TRIO With CHRIS BRUBECK
(electric bass and trombone) BUTCH MILES (drums)
JERRY BERGONZI (tenor sax)
Lighting ALEC ROBSON
Sound DAVID WEIR. Designer TIM DANN Director ROY NORTON Producer ROY BONNIE

Contributors

Unknown:
Dave Brubeek
Unknown:
Dave Brubeck
Unknown:
Annie Ross
Unknown:
Chris Brubeck
Tenor:
Jerry Bergonzi
Unknown:
Alec Robson
Unknown:
Sound David Weir.
Designer:
Tim Dann
Director:
Roy Norton
Producer:
Roy Bonnie

The feature film starring Erich von Stroheim Jean Gabin , Pierre Fresnay
Erich von Stroheim played a number of roles in French films but his best is indubitably the gallant pilot, reduced by his wounds to running a prison camp, in this moving appeal to Frenchmen and Germans to stop a second world war at any cost.
Screenplay by CHARLES SPAAK , JEAN RENOIR Directed by JEAN RENOIR
(A French film with English sub-titles) . Films: pp 16-17

Contributors

Unknown:
Erich von Stroheim
Unknown:
Jean Gabin
Unknown:
Pierre Fresnay
Unknown:
Erich von Stroheim
Unknown:
Charles Spaak
Unknown:
Jean Renoir
Directed By:
Jean Renoir
Von Rauffenstein:
Erich von Stroheim
Marechal:
Jean Gabin
De Boeldieu:
Pierre Fresnay
Rosenthal:
Dallo
Actor:
Julien Carette
Engineer:
Gaston Modot
Schoolteacher:
Jean Daste
French soldier:
Georges Peclet
English soldier:
Jacques Becker

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