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Starring Jane Wyman Kay Kyser
Drafted into the army on his wedding day, unfortunate band leader Kay Kyser soon finds himself a target for assassins when he is assigned to counter-espionage work. But while dodging the bullets Kay still finds time to lead his band. and Kay Kyser 's Band. Director Tay Garnett
0 FILMS: pages 23-26

Contributors

Unknown:
Jane Wyman
Unknown:
Kay Kyser
Leader:
Kay Kyser
Unknown:
Kay Kyser
Director:
Tay Garnett
Kay Kyser:
Himself
Terry:
Ellen Drew
Connie:
Jane Wyman
Robinson:
Robert Armstrong
Aunt Jessie:
Helen Westley
Flowerpot cop:
William Demarest

Starring Gordon Scott
When a plane carrying a party of socialites crash-lands in the jungle, Tarzan must lead them to safety.
Director Bruce Humberstone
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Contributors

Unknown:
Gordon Scott
Director:
Bruce Humberstone
Tarzan:
Gordon Scott
'Tusker' Hawkins:
Robert Beatty
Gamage Dean:
Yolande Donlan
Diane:
Betta St John
Fletcher:
Wilfrid Hyde White
Carl Kraski:
George Coulouris

The Tall Ship 'Royalist'. The sea cadets set sail in the square rigger Royalist in the tall ships race from Margate to Zeebrugge.
Narrated by Tom Salmon. Producer Brian Hawkins (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Tom Salmon.
Producer:
Brian Hawkins

The long-haul trucker has been called 'the last American hero'. This film follows three truckers on their journey from Portland in Oregon to Phoenix, Arizona. Producer Richard Taylor
Series editor Anthony Isaacs

Contributors

Producer:
Richard Taylor
Editor:
Anthony Isaacs

Publish and Be Read. Desktop publishing makes it easier to get into print, but it doesn't guarantee you'll be read. Good design can make all the difference. Michael McGuiness , designer of The Independent, has tips for would-be newspaper publishers. The producers of This Week in Wales prove that even beginners can succeed and the jazz magazine Straight No Chaser gets the seal of approval from graphic designer Neville Brody. Presented by Michael Bywater.
(Tomorrow: 'The Persuasion Game')

Contributors

Speaker:
Michael McGuiness
Speaker:
Neville Brody
Presenter:
Michael Bywater
Producer:
David Thomas
Series producer:
Mary Sprent

BDA Centenary. The second of two reports on the British Deaf
Association's 100th birthday celebrations in Brighton includes deaf theatre groups from Japan and Russia. Presented by Maureen Denmark and Clive Mason.
Interpreted by Brenda Mackay and John Lee.
0 HEALTH: page 78

Contributors

Presented By:
Maureen Denmark
Presented By:
Clive Mason.
Unknown:
Brenda MacKay
Unknown:
John Lee.

Marlborough College Summer School. Travel writer
Desmond Balmer and family spend a week at summer school at Marlborough College in Wiltshire.
Series producer Patricia Houlihan

Contributors

Unknown:
Desmond Balmer
Producer:
Patricia Houlihan

In 70 years, the Greyhound bus has become as much part of the American tradition as pecan pie.
Every day at noon a bus pulls out of the Seattle terminal and heads for Chicago, 2,000 miles away. By the time it arrives there 53 hours later, it will have crossed seven states, three time zones and been under the command of nine drivers. Narrated by Studs Terkel. Director Carina Cooper
A Westbourne Films production for BBCtv

Contributors

Director:
Carina Cooper

Starring
Harry Secombe
Maggie Fitzgibbon
'Teach in the sun' says the poster offering work in Australian schools. For amiable but shy Stanley Evans , a teacher in Wales, the idea is appealing. But things are not as he envisages.
Director James Gilbert
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Contributors

Unknown:
Harry Secombe
Unknown:
Maggie Fitzgibbon
Unknown:
Stanley Evans
Director:
James Gilbert
Stanley:
Harry Secombe
Shirley:
Maggie Fitzgibbon
Mick:
John Meillon
Stevie:
Dennis Jordan
Sal:
Dawn Lake
Pete:
Peter Whittle
BenPierce:
Derek Nimmo

Today's programme features the beautiful and versatile late-flowering clematis and a dream garden in Newcastle upon Tyne.
With Geoff Hamilton , Nigel Colborn and Anne Swithinbank.

Contributors

Unknown:
Geoff Hamilton
Unknown:
Nigel Colborn
Unknown:
Anne Swithinbank.

First showing on network television. Starring Robert Taylor Geraldine Brooks
Chad Everett
Dedicated teacher George Dean meets half-breed Johnny Tiger at the Green Swamp Indian
Reservation and decides to coach him for a university scholarship. But Johnny is torn between his western lifestyle and his Indian heritage.
Director Paul Wendkos
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Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Taylor
Unknown:
Geraldine Brooks
Unknown:
Chad Everett
Unknown:
George Dean
Unknown:
Johnny Tiger
Director:
Paul Wendkos
George Dean:
Robert Taylor
Dr Leslie Frost:
Geraldine Brooks
Johnny Tiger:
Chad Everett
Barbara Dean:
Brenda Scott
William Billie:
Marc Lawrence
Sam Tiger:
Ford Raine

Another chance to see Alan Plater 's seven-part adaptation of Anthony Trollope's Barchester novels.
Starring Donald Pleasence, Nigel Hawthorne
3: Several years have passed since Mr Harding resigned as warden of Hiram's Hospital. Now his friend the bishop is dying.
Producer Jonathan Powell Director David Giles (R)
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Contributors

Unknown:
Alan Plater
Unknown:
Anthony Trollope
Unknown:
Donald Pleasence
Unknown:
Nigel Hawthorne
Producer:
Jonathan Powell
Director:
David Giles
Septimus Harding:
Donald Pleasence
Mrs Proudie:
Geraldine McEwan
DrGrantly:
Nigel Hawthorne
Signora Neroni:
Susan Hampshire
Bishop Grantly:
Cyril Luckham
Eleanor:
Janet Maw
Mary Bold:
Barbara Flynn
Baby Bold:
Christopher Maynard
Bunce:
Joseph O'Connor
Dr Proudie:
Clive Swift

Regional Variations (2)

A Bit of Fry and Laurie

Series 2

Episode 6

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

The final episode this series of Hugh Laurie and Stephen Fry's comedy sketch show, There's a discussion about the concept of beauty and Stephen expounds on his vision of Britain. Show more

A five-part series investigating what happens when patients believe they are victims of doctors' mistakes.
1: Jim's Fight for Justice.
Keith Blackburn was a happily married 34-year-old with a family of four when he went into Newcastle
General Hospital with chest pains. Three months later he was sent home with severe brain damage. What went so tragically wrong? Jim Blackburn , his father, had to take on the medical and legal professions to find out what had happened.
Narrated by Helena Kennedy. Series producer John Groom
Executive producer David Paterson
0 FEATURE: page 15
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Contributors

Unknown:
Keith Blackburn
Unknown:
Jim Blackburn
Unknown:
Helena Kennedy.
Producer:
John Groom
Producer:
David Paterson

Continuing the season of short films by writers new to television with a comedy seen through the eyes of a harassed waitress. A 'Sexy Susie' sundae and a breast-feeding mother collide in an American-style diner in Glasgow. Written by Paula Macgee
Producers Phillippa Giles and Vicky Licorish 0 BOOK: 'Debut on Two - A Guide to Writing for Television', C4.99, from booksellers.

Contributors

Written By:
Paula MacGee
Producers:
Phillippa Giles
Producers:
Vicky Licorish

American film-maker Oliver Stone , director of Platoon and Wall Street, talks to Jeremy Isaacs about his career and politics. Producer Julian Birkett

Contributors

Unknown:
Oliver Stone
Unknown:
Jeremy Isaacs
Producer:
Julian Birkett

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