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starring Alec Guinness Joan Greenwood.
A humble laboratory dish washer, Sidney Stratton , produces a miraculous fabric that cannot get dirty and never wears out. He is amazed to discover that no one wants his invention.
Screenplay by ROGER MACDOUGALL , JOHN DIGHTON and ALEXANDER MACKENDRICK Produced by MICHAEL BALCON Directed by ALEXANDER MACKENDRICK
('To Paris with Love ' tomorrow at 11.45am)
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Contributors

Unknown:
Alec Guinness
Unknown:
Joan Greenwood.
Unknown:
Sidney Stratton
Unknown:
Roger MacDougall
Unknown:
John Dighton
Unknown:
Alexander MacKendrick
Produced By:
Michael Balcon
Directed By:
Alexander MacKendrick
Sidney:
Stratton Alecguinness
Daphne:
Joan Greenwood
Alan Birnley:
Cecil Parker
Michael:
Michael Gough
Sir John:
Ernest Thesiger
Sir John:
Howard Marion-Crawford

Highlights from the esplanade of Edinburgh Castle.
Commentary for television Tom Fleming. Director of Music MAJ D. E. PRICE.
Scots Guards
Director of Army Bagpipe Music MAJ J. M. ALLAN. Queen's Own Highlanders
Tattoo producer LT COL L. P. G. DOW , late the Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Produced for TV by IAN CHRISTIE BBC Scotland

Contributors

Music:
Maj D. E. Price.
Music:
Maj J. M. Allan.
Producer:
L. P. G. Dow

Wheddon Cross, on Exmoor, prepares for an invasion of New Zealanders who can shear sheep faster than anyone else. Narrator David Bean
Film editor ROB HARRINGTON Producer SARAH PITT

Contributors

Editor:
Rob Harrington
Producer:
Sarah Pitt
on BBC Two England

Weather followed by Showreel 88
Tony Robinson presents another selection of the best entries for this year's BBCtv and Radio Times competition for amateur film and video makers. The programme includes interviews with the director Jenny Barraclough , a professional film editor and a competitor who gets his ideas from his job as a doctor. Directed by MARTIN CLARKE Produced by JANE CHAPMAN
A CHAPMAN CLARKE production for BBCtv

Contributors

Unknown:
Tony Robinson
Director:
Jenny Barraclough
Directed By:
Martin Clarke
Produced By:
Jane Chapman
Unknown:
Chapman Clarke

The Home of the Future
Professor Gareth Roberts , PRs, continues his course on technology of the home. 2: Home, Safe Home
Since the first caveman and hut-dweller, man has developed better protection from the elements with ever more complex homes.
Today's programme traces developments in building technology: 'smart' glass and locks with 'smart' keys. Graphic designer CLIVE HARRIS
Technical coordinator STEVE GOODEY Lighting director LAN DOW
Producer and director PHIL CHILVERS Executive producer WILLIAM WOOLLARD
An INCA production for BBCtv

Contributors

Unknown:
Professor Gareth Roberts
Designer:
Clive Harris
Unknown:
Steve Goodey
Director:
Phil Chilvers
Producer:
William Woollard

The legendary star with Lauren Bacall Walter Brennan. France has fallen and Harry Morgan is earning his living on Martinique island. He turns down an offer to work for the French underground, but when he is brought face to face with the true nature of the Vichy police, he begins to question his own attitude.
This famous Howard Hawks picture provided a classic role for Bogart - as well as introducing Lauren Bacall.
Screenplay by JULES FURTHMAN and WILLIAM FAULKNER , from the novel by ERNEST HEMINGWAY Directed by HOWARD HAWKS
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Contributors

Unknown:
Jules Furthman
Unknown:
William Faulkner
Novel By:
Ernest Hemingway
Directed By:
Howard Hawks
Harry:
Humphrey Bogart
Eddie:
Walter Brennan
Marie:
Lauren Bacall
Helene:
Dolores Morgan
Cricket:
Hoagy Carmichael
Paul:
Walter Molnar
Lt Coyo:
Sheldon Leonard
Pprard:
Marcel Dalio

The Ivy Benson Story
Fifty years after she first graced the ballrooms of wartime Britain with her all-girl dance band, Ivy Benson is a show-business legend.
The talented bandleader and her glamorous musicians broke new ground for women when they joined the big-band big-time and became favourites of HM Forces.
The girls had their audiences queuing for dates as well as for dancing. Yet Ivy had to endure the prejudice of men dance band musicians whose hackles rose whenever they heard her signature tune: Lady Be Good.
Narrator Sheila Tracy Film editors
BOB GEOGHEGAN. SARAH FLINT Producer ALLAN KASSELL BBC Leeds

Contributors

Narrator:
Sheila Tracy
Unknown:
Bob Geoghegan.
Unknown:
Sarah Flint
Producer:
Allan Kassell

Presented by Penny Junor . Tenerife
Tenerife is the most popular holiday destination for the British. But some parts of the island are cloudy, and others are like building sites.
With Matthew Collins , the independent traveller and weatherman John Kettley. Film editor ANDREW CURRIE Producer JULIE BRADSHAW
Executive producer ALAN DOBSON

Contributors

Presented By:
Penny Junor
Unknown:
Matthew Collins
Unknown:
John Kettley.
Editor:
Andrew Currie
Producer:
Julie Bradshaw
Producer:
Alan Dobson

There are over 4,000 people sleeping rough on the Pavements and parks of London. Young and old
Manage to survive: Sharon, 17 years old and pregnant,
Tony, 68, a pensioner, Ratso an alcoholic.
Amid the sudden eruptions of violence there are people like Phyllis who bring food and comfort.
Film editor DAVE ELLIOTT
Cameraman DAVE BENNETT
Executive producer PAUL HAMANN "oducer LOUISE PANTON i CEEFAX SUBTITLES

Contributors

Editor:
Dave Elliott
Unknown:
Cameraman Dave Bennett
Producer:
Paul Hamann

A month ago, the BBC broadcast a series about people
Imprisoned for what they believe. This programme reports on the response and what might be achieved.
Executive producer JENNY BARRACLOUGH
Producer REX BLOOMSTEIN

Contributors

Producer:
Jenny Barraclough

The Academy Award-winning film starring Jack Nicholson Louise Fletcher Will Sampson. When
Randle P. McMurphy arrives at the State Mental Hospital, life there takes a crazy turn. McMurphy's hatred of authority enrages the formidable Nurse Ratched.
Jack Nicholson won an Oscar for his performance in this funny and moving drama.
Screenplay by LAWRENCE HAUBEN and BO GOLDMAN based on the novel by KEN KESEY Produced by SAUL ZAENTZ Directed by MILOS FORMAN
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Contributors

Unknown:
Jack Nicholson
Unknown:
Louise Fletcher
Unknown:
Will Sampson.
Unknown:
Randle P. McMurphy
Unknown:
Jack Nicholson
Play By:
Lawrence Hauben
Unknown:
Bo Goldman
Novel By:
Ken Kesey
Produced By:
Saul Zaentz
Directed By:
Milos Forman
McMurphy:
Jack Nicholson
Nurse Ratched:
Louise Fletcher
Harding:
William Redfield
Chief Bromden:
Will Sampson
Billy Bibbit:
Brad Dourif
Cheswick:
Sydney Lassick
Taber:
Christopher Lloyd
Martini:
Danny de Vito
Scanlon:
Delos V Smith
Candy:
Makya Small

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