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Today in Feet First
Acclaimed as Lloyd's greatest thrill movie, featuring him as a frightened shoe salesman taking refuge in a mail bag.
Directed by CLYDE BRUCKMAN
TV version produced by BOB HOAG
. Films: page 105
starring Frank Sinatra
Shirley Maclaine , Maurice Chevalier Louis Jourdan , Juliet Prowse
This high-kicking version of Cole Porter 's musical portrays Paris in the naughty 90s, when nothing was naughtier than the daring, illegal dance performed nightly at the Montmartre Cabaret.
Screenplay by DOROTHY KINGSLEY and cnARLES LEDERER based on the musical comedy by ABE BURROWS. Music and lyrics by COLE PORTERProduced by JACK CUMMINGS Directed by WALTER LANG. Films: p 105
The Lost Sheep
Based on EARL RAMNER jr's autobiographical novel Spencer's Mountain Written by E. F. WALLENGREN Directed by WALTER ALZMANN
with Richard Whitmore and with subtitles for the hard-of-hearing, followed by Weather
Regional Variations (2)
A focus on Henri Rousseau's painting 'Sleeping Gypsy', held at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. With this work, Rousseau achieved one of the most memorable fantasy images ever painted.
A series of six lectures on the theme of measurement given by Professor R. V. Jones , FRS
2: The Measurement of Time
Time and its measurement has always preoccupied man. First he utilised natural time keepers: the rotation of the earth round the sun, giving the day and the year. But to divide the days into minutes and hours an accurate device was required. Galileo realised that he had one available in his own body-his heartbeat; and by counting his pulses while watching the incense-burning pendulum swinging in Padua Cathedral he made a fundamental discovery.
(Part 3 tomorrow at 7.5 pm)
1981 - The Year the Rules Changed?
A Newsnight review of the political year introduced by John Tusa. For the Conservatives 1981 was the year the cracks over economic policy began to show. For Labour, by their own account it was a wasted year, much of it spent in internal argument. For the Liberals it was the year of the alliance with the new Social Democratic Party which dominated the opinion polls. How do the parties look back on 1981, and how will they face the challenge of 1982? Production team:
PHILIP CAMPBELL , TIM GARDAM Director JOHN WILKINSON Producer DAVID DICKINSON Editor RON NEIL
also starring Shirley MacLaine Fred MacMurray , Ray Walston
Baxter, an insurance clerk, lends his apartment to his bosses for extra-marital entertainment. This short cut to promotion proves to be a dead end .. screen play by BILLY WILDER , I. A. L.DIAMOND Produced and directed by BILLY WILDER . Films; page 105
with Richard Whitmore ; Weather
The supremely casual Dean Martin style is recalled by some of his most famous guests, including Orson Welles , Phil Silvers
Gina Lollobrigida , Gene Kelly James Stcwart , Peter Sellers
Ella Fitzgerald , Louis Armstrong and, of course, Frank Sinatra.