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Behind the walls of the Forbidden City in Peking lie the Hall of Complete Harmony, the Hall of Golden Bells, the Palace of Earthly Tranquillity - more than 10,000 rooms in an Imperial Palace that was first built by the Ming Emperors of the 15th century. This selection of films from China shows some of the exquisite craftsmanship of the decorations and objects that were part of the Emperors' daily lives and also reveals them as patrons of an astonishing religious art - 51,000 Buddhas carved in the living rock.
Produced by the CENTRAL NEWSREEL AND DOCUMENTARY FILM UNIT, The People's Republic of China
English version written by DAVID WEIR Narrator DAVID MARCH
Film editor MATT MCCARTHY
Presented for TV by GAY ROBERTSON

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Written By:
David Weir
Editor:
Matt McCarthy

The programme in which the BBC hands over air time to the public. Tonight:
Jamie - A Boy with a Future?
'Jamie is a lively ten-year-old, a seemingly ordinary child. And yet he is one of the [number removed]in this country who, mainly through ignorance and fear, are regarded as "abnormal" or "disabled . Jamie is an epileptic.
'As parents concerned about his future we are looking in this programme at his problems at school and his prospects for employment. Will he have the opportunity to realise his sporting ambitions? It is our hope that up-and-coming generations of epileptic children will not have to face the prejudice of today.
Made by HILARY MCLEOD , with the help of the COMMUNITY PROGRAMME UNIT

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Unknown:
Hilary McLeod

Written, produced and directed by MICHAEL POWELL and EMERIC PRESSBURGER. Continuing the season of distinguished films celebrating one of the most successful partnerships in British cinema. starring Eric Portman
Sheila Sim , Dennis Price
The Powell-Pressburger team excelled in this unique combination of a tale of detection and of English traditions reaffirmed. Three wartime pilgrims on their way to Canterbury converge on the quiet Kentish village of Chillingboume. There they find that girls are afraid to go out at night because of attacks by the mysterious ' glueman '. But they soon discover that the ' glueman' is no ordinary molester or crank ...

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Directed By:
Michael Powell
Unknown:
Eric Portman
Unknown:
Sheila Sim
Thomas Colpeper, JP:
Eric Portman
Alison Smith:
Sheila Sim
Bob Johnson:
Sgt John Sweet Us Army
Peter Gibbs:
Dennis Price
Narrator:
Esmond Knight
Seven-Sisters soldier:
Esmond Knight
Village idiot:
Esmond Knight
Thomas Duckett:
Charles Hawtrey
Woodcock:
Hay Petrie
Ned Horton:
George Merritt
Jim Horton:
Edward Rigby
Prudence Honeywood:
Freda Jackson
Fee Baker:
Betty Jardine
Organist:
Eliot Makeham
Sgt Roczinsky:
Harvey Golden
Leslie:
Leonard Smith
Terry:
James Tamsitt
David:
David Todd

The Kodak Masters Bowls Tournament from Beach House Park, Worthing. The first semi-final in this series featuring eight of the best flat green bowlers in the world. The ingredients are right in Worthing for memorable matches - high-quality bowling and excellent greens. The point is proved in this first semi-final.
Introduced by DAVID VINE
Commentator DAVID RHYS JONES

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Introduced By:
David Vine

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