Charlie Chaplin is the rramp rhis classic
:wo-reeler co-stars ;he 'Tramp' with scraps, a mongrel. Both are temporarily down on their luck - but a little charm and imagination wins the day.... The music to the film is, once again, by Chaplin.
Written and directed by CHARLES CHAPLIN
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Polar bears are among the world's most dangerous animals. For most of the year they are out on the ice of Hudson Bay - until it melts, when they come ashore and Churchill,
Manitoba, becomes reluctant host to them for two months. They saunter down Main Street, plunder the rubbish dump, and break into homes - posing problems for the Bear Patrol.
Narrated by Barry Paine Produced for wQED/National Geographic Society by JAMES UPSCOMB , JAMES DECKARD BBC Bristol
, once a star, is now only a theatrical memory. Returning home arunK one evening, he fortuitously saves a young ballet dancer from suicide.
Their subsequent friendship alters the course of both their careers.
Chaplin's moving portrait of a once-famous music-hall comedian was the last film he made in America and includes his famous joint appearance with Buster Keaton.
Written, produced and directed by CHARLES CHAPLIN
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with Jerry Stevens who asks
Easy, Medium or Hard?
Medium: Who or what have Big Fry and 007 got in common?
The answer is not in today's quiz but Team Quaker,
Salt Cellar and Mal's Lot still have a great deal to compete about. See if you can beat them.
Music JOHN PURSER SOUND Director MIKE DERBY Producer BILL JONES BBC Pebble Mill
(Round 3 tomorrow at 5.50 pm)
From the Theatre Royal, Glasgow, Scottish Ballet presents a sparkling production of Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker. After a sumptuous Christmas party Clara helps the Nutcracker Prince defeat an army of giant mice and is transported to the Land of Snow and the Realm of the and the ARTISTS OF THE SCOTTISH BALLET
SCOTTISH BALLET ORCHESTRA led by GEOFFREY TRABICHOFF Conducted by Terence Kern Choreography PETER DARRELL (after LEV IVANOV) Designer PHILIP PROWSE Programme associate PETER DARRELL
Producer KEITH ALEXANDER BBC Scotland
(Romeo and Juliet, Saturday 5.55)
Russell Harty visits Baron Philippe de Rothschild at Chateau Mouton in the heart of the Medoc and gives a personal glimpse of the most colourful member of the Rothschild dynasty. Researcher PATI MARR
Assistant producer MICHELE BURGESS Director JOHN ROONEY
Executive producer KEN STEPHINSON BBCManchester
A Christmas Day programme in which
HM The Queen speaks to the Commonwealth.
With open subtitles and sign language interpretation for the deaf and hard-of-hearing.
The acclaimed film
)y PAOLO AND
/ITTORIO TAVIANI starring
)mero Antonutti Margarita Lozano rhe Taviani brothers' visually stunning film brings to life four of Luigi Pirandello's short stories. Tales of love, sorrow and laughter, shaded by superstition and gentle irony and dominated by the harsh landscapes of Sicily, lead to an imagined episode in the writer's own life.
Pirandello was born in Sicily near the forest of Cavusu, the dialect corruption of the Greek word 'kaos'. 1: The Other Son 2: Moon Sickness 3: The Jar 4: Requiem 5: Conversing with Mother
A successton of breathtaking visions and glorious landscapes (THE TIMES) A visual and verbal masterpiece without blemish (DAILY TELEGRAPH) Exhilarating (TIME OUT) Freely adapted from the short stories of LUIGI PIRANDELLO Written and directed by PAOLO TAVIANI ANDVITTORIO TAVIANI
(An Italian film with English subtitles. First showing on British tv)
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