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Continuing this short season of films.
With Laraine Day Forsaking light comedy roles,
Cary Grant plays a gambling operator who sets out to fleece an American War Relief society to finance a gambling scheme, but falls under the spell of a young socialite.
Screenplay by MILTON HOLMES. ADRIAN SCOTT
Produced by DAVID HEMPSTEAD Directed by H. C. POTTER
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Contributors

Unknown:
Cary Grant
Unknown:
Milton Holmes.
Unknown:
Adrian Scott
Produced By:
David Hempstead
Directed By:
H. C. Potter
Joe:
Cary Grant
Dorothy:
Laraine Day
Captain:
Charles Bickford
The Crunk:
Alan Carney
Mr Bryant:
Henry Stephenson

Today's discerning buyer is looking across the Channel for that dream second home. The Channel Tunnel will make holiday homes in northern France more viable. Michael Delahaye goes to
France with a family who are buying a house there ... Producer TONY CHAPMAN

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Delahaye
Producer:
Tony Chapman
on BBC Two England

Weather followed by Chronicle
Maximilian of Mexico
Written and introduced by John Julius Norwich with the voices of Richard Pasco , Rosalie Crutchley
In the last European attempt to establish an Empire in the New World, Maximilian and his wife Charlotte were confronted by Mexican
President, Benito Juarez.
Producer KENNETH SHEPHEARD (R)

Contributors

Introduced By:
John Julius Norwich
Unknown:
Richard Pasco
Unknown:
Rosalie Crutchley
Unknown:
Benito Juarez.
Producer:
Kenneth Shepheard

The Home of the Future
Completing this year's series. Professor Gareth Roberts , FRS discusses
Mixers, Meters and Molecules. Silicon technology can give us a miniature gas meter and help us with interior design - but now come the organics! Molecular electronics will bring both beauty and brains. Graphic design CLIVE HARRIS
Assistant producer ANTHEA DUDLEY Technical coordinator STEVE GOODEY
Lighting director IAN DOW
Producer and director PHIL CHILVERS Executive producer WILLIAM WOOLLARD
An INCA production for BBCtv

Contributors

Unknown:
Professor Gareth Roberts
Design:
Clive Harris
Producer:
Anthea Dudley
Unknown:
Steve Goodey
Director:
Phil Chilvers
Producer:
William Woollard

Presented by Hugh Scully. A special edition to mark the 80th anniversary of the old age pension.
It took a long and bitter campaign to win the first five shilling pension in 1909. Eighty years on, Helen Madden finds that some pensioners - including Jack Jones and Barbara Castle - are still campaigning.
What of the future? Will the growth of private schemes eventually make the state pension unnecessary? Is the newly-formed Association for Retired Persons the right organisation to take pensioners into the 1990s? Producer TIM LAMBERT
Series editor CHRIS LENT (e)
For a set of programme notes, send a large 14p sae to: [address removed]

Contributors

Presented By:
Hugh Scully.
Unknown:
Helen Madden
Unknown:
Jack Jones
Producer:
Tim Lambert

Woolwich Masters Bowls Tournament
This second semi-final brings together two players to the greens of Beach House Park. David Vine and David Rhys Jones report from Worthing.

Contributors

Unknown:
Beach House Park.
Unknown:
David Vine
Unknown:
David Rhys

starring Claire Trevor Sally Forrest.
When Florence Farley is invited to join the local tennis club, her ambitious mother sees it as an opportunity to climb the 'social ladder'. Soon Florence is entered for important national championships and her mother's obsessive concern for her future and her financial and social well-being drive her to the edge of a breakdown ...
Screenplay by MARTHA WILKERSON Based on a novel by JOHN R. TUNIS Produced by COLLIER YOUNG Directed by IDA LUPINO
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Contributors

Unknown:
Claire Trevor
Unknown:
Sally Forrest.
Unknown:
Florence Farley
Unknown:
Martha Wilkerson
Novel By:
John R. Tunis
Produced By:
Collier Young
Directed By:
Ida Lupino
Milly Farley:
Claire Trevor
Florence Farley:
Sally Forrest
Fletcher:
Carleton G Young
Gordon McKay:
Robert Clarke
Will:
Kenneth Patterson
Miss Martin:
Marcella Cisney

The Five Piano Concertos
The second programme in this series recorded at the Royal Festival Hall, London, in which Murray Perahia is the soloist in the complete cycle of Beethoven Concertos. With the Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields led by Kenneth Sillito conducted by Neville Marriner
Concerto No 2 in B flat and Concerto No 4 in G

Between the concertos, Jane Glover discusses the background to the music with soloist and conductor. These concertos centre round slow movements which seem to look forward to late Beethoven. Against the hushed gravity of Perahia was the incisive yet sympathetic playing of the Academy. THE GUARDIAN 0 A simultaneous broadcast with R3.

Contributors

Unknown:
Murray Perahia
Conducted By:
Neville Marriner
Unknown:
Jane Glover

Presented by Chris Kelly , Michael Barry and Jill Goolden.
Hubbub: has the hubbub about hormones in beef died down now they're banned? Not a bit of it ...
Pub: follow six enthusiasts on a trip round pubs that brew their own beer. Grub: Thai food, to be specific - a visit to a Buddhist festival where delicious but simple dishes are presented. Film director
WILFRED EMMANUEL JONES
Studio director PHIL CHILVERS Producer PETER BAZALGETTE A BAZAL production for BBCtv
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Contributors

Presented By:
Chris Kelly
Presented By:
Michael Barry
Presented By:
Jill Goolden.
Unknown:
Wilfred Emmanuel Jones
Director:
Phil Chilvers
Producer:
Peter Bazalgette

by LESLIE MEGAHEY.
A story of intrigue and romance in 16th-century Venice. Starring
Paul McGann , Simon Callow , Michael Gough , Diana Quick. When Cariani falls in love with a beautiful girl he is drawn into a web of danger and deceit. with Louiza Livingstone Robert Goodman and the voice of Producer
DAVID M. THOMPSON Director LESLIE MEGAHEY (R) If CEEFAX SUBTITLES

Contributors

Unknown:
Leslie Megahey.
Unknown:
Paul McGann
Unknown:
Simon Callow
Unknown:
Michael Gough
Unknown:
Diana Quick.
Unknown:
Louiza Livingstone
Unknown:
Robert Goodman
Unknown:
David M. Thompson
Director:
Leslie Megahey
Cariani:
Paul McGann
Maria:
Lucy Hancock
Baroness:
Linda Polan
Lavinia:
Caroline England
Teresa:
Teresa Banham
Moretti:
Clive Merrison
Albani:
Michael Gough
Raimondi:
Simon Callow
Tullia:
Diana Quick
Doge's officer:
Anthony Milner
the storyteller:
Charles Gray

Cinema
The first of three films about the cultural changes in Gorbachev's Russia.
In 1917 Lenin wrote that cinema is the most important of the arts. Today the reform of the cinema is at the centre of the perestroika - or reconstruction - currently taking place in Soviet society.
Soviet directors like Elem
Klimov and Alexei Gherman talk here publicly for the first time about the frustrations of working under censorship
- and speak about their hopes and fears for the future. Executive producer DIANA LASHMORE
Director DAISY GOODWIN

Contributors

Unknown:
Alexei Gherman
Producer:
Diana Lashmore
Director:
Daisy Goodwin

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