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Starring
Spencer Tracy
A millionaire's son is stranded on a humble fishing schooner. With Freddie Bartholomew and Lionel Barrymore.
DirectorVictor Fleming * FILMS: pages 51-60

Contributors

Unknown:
Spencer Tracy
Unknown:
Freddie Bartholomew
Unknown:
Lionel Barrymore.

First showing on network television for this colourful musical that features a Busby Berkeley aquatic spectacular, starring Esther Williams
Van Johnson
Director Charles Walters 0 FILMS: pages 51-60

Contributors

Unknown:
Busby Berkeley
Unknown:
Esther Williams
Unknown:
Van Johnson
Director:
Charles Walters

Culture and identity from a variety of black perspectives. After the Storm. There's a vibrant and long established
Arab community in Britain. But the horror of the Gulf War has had a profound impact on British Arab consciousness.
Tonight, schoolchildren, professionals and factory workers grieve for Baghdad, and speak out against a national prejudice which is causing many to reassess who they are and what it means to live here.
Director Ken Fero
A Migrant Media production for BBCtv 0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

Contributors

Director:
Ken Fero

Documentaries exploring aspects of American life as perceived by individual citizens.
In a tiny Christian fundamentalist church in the wilds of West Virginia, most of the people are too poor to have medical insurance. When they are ill the only policy that will save them is the laying on of hands, the speaking in tongues and the intervention of "Dr Jesus".
Director Penny Woolcock
Executive producer Paul Watson
* TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

Contributors

Producer:
Paul Watson

Starring Jane Horrocks as a nightclub singer whose life is torn apart when her young son is taken into care. The film, based on real case histories and written by Guy Hibbert , author of Screen Two's award-winning A imee, charts her spirited attempts to win him back.
Producers David Thompson. Josephine Ward Director George Case
● TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 ● FEATURE: page 46

Contributors

Unknown:
Jane Horrocks
Written By:
Guy Hibbert
Producers:
David Thompson.
Producers:
Josephine Ward
Director:
George Case
Maggie Hunt:
Jane Horrocks
Penny Armitage:
Lesley Manville
Geoff Harris:
Nicholas Woodeson
Dave Gregg:
Tom Beard
Martin:
Todd Boyce
Mr Preach:
David Bradley
Mrs Western:
Carol MacReady

First in an occasional series of short films by young directors.
Saints and Scholars
Starring Donal McCann
A Catholic priest's fantasies of pomp and supernatural power seem to come true. With
Andrew Connolly and Mary McEvoy. Writer/Director Eamonn Manning
A Dun Laoghaire College of Art and Design production for BBCtv

Contributors

Unknown:
Donal McCann
Unknown:
Andrew Connolly
Unknown:
Mary McEvoy.

Thriller, starring Joan Bennett
Michael Redgrave
Celia marries Mark after a whirlwind romance, but then makes a chilling discovery.
With Anne Revere , Barbara O'Neil , Natalie Schafer , Paul Cavanagh. Director Fritz Lang ● FILMS: pages 51-60

Contributors

Unknown:
Joan Bennett
Unknown:
Michael Redgrave
Unknown:
Anne Revere
Unknown:
Barbara O'Neil
Unknown:
Natalie Schafer
Unknown:
Paul Cavanagh.
Director:
Fritz Lang

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