starring Alec Guinness
Sir Edgar Fraser feels his student son needs to extend his education, so he takes him to Paris for a practical course in social studies. While Sir Edward seeks out a charming girl for his inexperienced son, Jon finds himself an altogether more sophisticated companion.
Screenplay by ROBERT BRUCKNER
Produced by ANTONY DARNBOROUGH Directed by ROBERT HAMER
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Desmond Lynam turns back the clock to the Summer
Olympic Games in Seoul, to present a day-by-day account of the greatest sporting event ever staged. Over the 16 days of the XXTVth Olympiad,
1,850 medals were fought for. Des recalls some of the most exciting encounters.
Assistant producer ANDY CLEMENT Editor JOHN PHILIPS
Weather followed by Showreel 88
Today in the Watershed in Bristol, judges Trevor Griffiths ,
Jenny Barraclough , David Miller , Hugh Hudson and Nick Brett announce the results of this year's BBCtv and Radio Times awards for amateur film and video makers, and the £9,000 in prize money is presented to the winners.
Excerpts from the winning films are introduced by Tony Robinson.
Designer NEVILLE SMITH OB director GARTH PRICE
Regional News and Weather
Dora Russell interviewed by Bel Mooney.
A film celebrating the life and work of Dora Russell , who died in 1986 at the age of 92. (R) CEEFAX SUBTITLES
by Professor Gareth Roberts. The Home of the Future 3: Electronics for Pleasure Home entertainment is simple for the talented - and the rich have had their jesters and musicians. For the rest of us, recorded sound has been developed, and now television moves into a new era.
Woolwich Masters Bowls Tournament
The quarter-final rounds continue and the line-up for the semi-finals is completed. David Vine and David Rhys Jones report from Beach House Park, Worthing.
Producer JOHNNIE WATHERSTON
A season of films with the legendary star. Today with Ingrid Bergman Claude Rains Paul Henreid.
Rick's Cafe in wartime
Casablanca is a watering hole for criminals, refugees, resistance fighters and Nazis. Its cynical owner, a mysterious expatriate
Richard Blaine , sticks his neck out for no one. No one, that is, until the arrival of the beautiful Ilsa Lund and her husband Victor Laszlo - desperate to escape to America ...
Humphrey Bogart plays his most famous role in this classic romantic melodrama.
Screenplay by JULIUS J. AND PHILIP G. EPSTEIN and HOWARD KOCH from a play by MURRAY BURNETT and JOAN ALISON
Produced by HAL B. WALLIS Directed by MICHAEL CURTIZ
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Mikhail Baryshnikov's sparkling production ot
Parisienne opened on the Champs Elysees in October. To give the ballet its first new look since it was created in 1938, Baryshnikov chose couturier Christian Lacroix and this film shows their work together from the first sketches to the final dress rehearsal.
Produced by CRAIG GAVIN
Directed by JACQUES SCANDELARI
A SYNERGETIC COMMUNICATIONS production.
No one will ever know why
Carna's mother disappeared! But what happened to the helpless young otter cub after she'd been left, can be seen in this year s 'animal drama' from wildlife film-makers
John and Simon King. Edited by PETER SNOW
Directed and photographed by SIMON KING
Produced and narrated by JOHN KING
BBC Pebble Mill
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by David Pirie
Starring Karen Young, Stuart Wilson, Willow Grylls, Ben Robb.
Christmas at an eerie seaside hotel. Laura and Will are taken there to meet Jane, their future stepmother. She is glamorous and mysterious. But after an alarming discovery, their fascination turns to terror - and an all-out battle begins.
Another chance to see Jonathan 'Something Wild' Demme's superlative concert-movie featuring Talking Heads. David Byrne's innovatory visual flair and virtuosity as a performer surmount the cliches of both the tinsel vacuity of pop videos and the tired posturing of rock shows.
By dispensing with shaggy perms, straining leather trousers and squealing red guitars, Stop Making Sense drags the pop concert into the 80s.
Exhilarating stuff DAILY EXPRESS Director JONATHAN DEMME
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(Pauline a la plage) starring
Amanda Langlet Arielle Dombasle.
Eric Rohmer 's elegant sex comedy prints a wicked picture of holiday romance.
As the summer draws to a close, newly-divorced Marion invites her young cousin,
Pauline, for a short holiday. Marion's reckless search for love causes emotional havoc, setting off a chain reaction that is very soon out of control
(A French film with English subtitles)
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