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in a bank holiday double bill Wonder Man Also starring
Virginia Mayo , Vera-Ellen and The Goldwyn Girls
Danny stars both as a scholarly bookworm and his twin brother, a song-and-dance man. But when entertainer Buzzy Bellew is killed by gangsters, academic Edwin Dingle finds himself forced to impersonate his dead brother!
Screenplay by DON HARTMANN
MELVILLE SHAVELSON and PHILIP RAPP Producer SAMUEL GOLDWYN
Director BRUCE HUMBERSTONE Films: page 15

Contributors

Unknown:
Virginia Mayo
Unknown:
Goldwyn Girls
Unknown:
Buzzy Bellew
Unknown:
Edwin Dingle
Unknown:
Don Hartmann
Unknown:
Melville Shavelson
Unknown:
Philip Rapp
Producer:
Samuel Goldwyn
Director:
Bruce Humberstone
Edwin Dingle:
Danny Kaye
Buzzy Bellew }:
Danny Kaye
Ellen Shanley:
Virginia Mayo
Midge:
Mallon Vera-Ellen
Chimp:
Allen Jenkins
Torso:
Edward S Brophy
Schmidt:
S Z Sakall
Ten Grand Jackson:
Steve Cochran

Brian Cant and Jonathan Cohen invite you on a journey across the North Sea to Nor-a-Way!
They join Norwegian television stars Jon Skolmen and Kirsti Sparboe for a holiday entertainment of comedy and music from the NRK studios in Oslo.
The British contribution features stars from Ipswich Town Football Team, a new slant on a scene from Shakespeare, and a home-built replica of a famous Viking ship.

NRK/BBC co-production

Contributors

Entertainer:
Brian Cant
Entertainer:
Jonathan Cohen
Entertainer:
Jon Skolmen
Entertainer:
Kirsti Sparboe
Designer:
Christian Egemar
Script:
Jon Skolmen
Script:
Brian Cant
Film Direction:
Leslie Pitt
Studio Direction:
John Andreassen
Producer:
Ann Reay
Executive Producer:
Cynthia Felgate

starring
Danny Kaye , Virginia Mayo Vera-Ellen, Steve Cochran and The Goldwyn Girls
A delightful romantic musical comedy about a shy milkman who accidentally becomes the world middleweight boxing champion.
Screenplay by GROVES JONES , FRANK BUTLER and RICHARD CONNELL from the play The Milky Way by LYNN ROOT and HARRY CLORK Produced by SAMUEL GOLDWYN
Directed by NORMAN z. MACLEOD

Contributors

Unknown:
Danny Kaye
Unknown:
Virginia Mayo
Unknown:
Steve Cochran
Play By:
Groves Jones
Unknown:
Frank Butler
Unknown:
Richard Connell
Unknown:
Lynn Root
Unknown:
Harry Clork
Produced By:
Samuel Goldwyn
Directed By:
Norman Z. MacLeod
Burleigh Sullivan:
Danny Kaye
Polly Pringle:
Virginia Mayo
Susie:
Sullivan Vera-Ellen
Steed McFarlane:
Steve Cochran
Ann Westley:
Eve Arden
Gabby Sloan:
Walter Abel
Spider Schultz:
Lionel Stander
Mrs E Winthrope DeMoyne:
Fay Bainter
Mr Austin:
Clarence Kolb

A film dramatisation of Felix Mendelssohn's journey through Scotland in 1829 - a journey which was the inspiration for Symphony No 3 in A minor and the Overture 'The Hebrides'.
Written by John Prebble
With Peter Woodward as Mendelssohn and Patrick Ryecart as Carl Klingemann
BBC Scotland Symphony Orchestra, leader Raymond Ovens, conducted by Bryden Thomson
BBC Scotland

Contributors

Writer:
John Prebble
Musicians:
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Leader:
Raymond Ovens
Conductor:
Bryden Thomson
Film Cameraman:
Stuart Wyld
Film Recordist:
Gordon Forsyth
Film Editor:
Louis Miller
Designer:
Campbell Gordon
Producer:
James Hunter
Director:
Bill Bain
Mendelssohn:
Peter Woodward
Carl Klingemann:
Patrick Ryecart
Fergusson:
Leon Sinden
Sir Walter Scott:
Simon Lack
Englishman:
Edward Hammond
Caddie:
Ray Jeffries
Serving girl:
Mary Riggans
Highland bard:
John MacPhee
Old lady:
Jean Faulds
Black cook:
Leroy Mitchell
Post-house waiter:
Bill Denniston
Piper:
Pipe-Major Clark
Piper:
Corporal Cornwall
Fiddler:
Bobby Harvey

' Makin' Love and Music'
The unique American chart-topping band present their very first British television concert with special guest Kate Bush
Sound ANTHONY PHILPOT Lighting JOHN TREAYS
. Designer BOB COVE
Producer PHIL BISHOP

Contributors

Unknown:
Kate Bush
Unknown:
Anthony Philpot
Unknown:
John Treays
Designer:
Bob Cove
Producer:
Phil Bishop

A series of 20 programmes Learn a little Russian and look at daily life in the Soviet Union. 13: Troikas and trains, rivers and railways, trams and trolleybuses - a look at travel and transport in the Soviet Union, from Central Moscow to Central Asia. And
Goodbye, Summer: 8-Sasha comes to Moscow and is treated to Viktor's special tour of the city. Presented by TANYA FEIFER
GEORGE FEIFER , EDWARD OCHAGAVIA TATYANA VEDENEEVA
WithGALYA VENEVITINOVA
SLAVA BOGACHO V, SLAVA VBARANOV BORIS BORISOVITCH
Drama script ALISTAIR BEATON Film editor RICHARD SIDWELL
Production assistantMARY SPRENT Producer TERRY DOYLE

Contributors

Presented By:
Tanya Feifer
Presented By:
George Feifer
Presented By:
Edward Ochagavia
Presented By:
Tatyana Vedeneeva
Unknown:
Galya Venevitinova
Unknown:
Slava Bogacho
Unknown:
V, Slava Vbaranov Boris Borisovitch
Script:
Alistair Beaton
Editor:
Richard Sidwell
Unknown:
Mary Sprent
Producer:
Terry Doyle

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