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Melodrama starring
Joan Crawford
John Garfield
Wealthy, glamorous but desperately unhappy, Helen Wright consoles herself with alcohol and by adopting promising and handsome musical proteges.
Screenplay by Zachary Gold and Clifford Odets
Director Jean Negulesco
● FILMS: pages 38-44

Contributors

Unknown:
Joan Crawford
Unknown:
John Garfield
Unknown:
Helen Wright
Play By:
Zachary Gold
Director:
Jean Negulesco
Helen Wright:
Joan Crawford
Paul Boray:
John Garfield
Sid jeffers:
Oscar Levant
Rudy Boray:
J Carpol Naish
Gina:
Joan Chandler
Phil Boray:
Tom D'Andrea
Florence:
Peggy Kundsen
Esther Boray:
Ruth Nelson

First showing on network television for this recently rediscovered
Michael Powell film starring
Judy Gunn , Louis Hayward Angry that a woman has been appointed their chief, male chemists at a research laboratory concoct a cruel plan to ruin her career.
● FILMS: pages 38-44

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Powell
Unknown:
Judy Gunn
Unknown:
Louis Hayward
Mary:
Judy Gunn
John:
Louis Hayward
Thompson:
David Hutcheson
President:
Morris Harvey
Minnie:
Googie Withers
Vice-president:
Aubrey Dexter
Allan:
Bernard Miles

I A comedy directed I by and starring Jerry Lewis
When a neurotic young millionaire is rejected from the services during the Second
World War, he decides to form his own army to fight the Nazis. With Jan Murray and John Wood. ● FILMS: pages 38-44

Contributors

Unknown:
Jerry Lewis
Unknown:
Jan Murray
Unknown:
John Wood.

The popular arts magazine from the Asian world returns for a new series. Among the new strands will be My Town presented and filmed on Video Eight by young people across the country - this week Manchester. Plus a profile of India's Jackie Collins - novelist Shobha De , and the exclusive Video Top Ten.

Contributors

Unknown:
Jackie Collins
Unknown:
Shobha De

I Starring
I MaxVonSydow
Julie Andrews
A lush, epic adaptation of James Michener 's famous novel set in 19th-century Hawaii. A rigid puritan missionary attempts to impose his view of civilisation on the idyllic life of the Hawaiian islanders.
Director George Roy Hill ● FILMS: pages 38-44

Contributors

Unknown:
Julie Andrews
Unknown:
James Michener
Director:
George Roy Hill
Abner Hale:
Max von Sydow
Jerusha Bromley:
Julie Andrews
Rafer Hoxworth:
Richard Harris
Charles Bromley:
Carroll O'Connor
Abigail Bromley:
Elizabeth Cole
Charity Bromley:
Diane Sherry
John Whipple:
Gene Hackman

Oxfam is 50 years old this week. Although often in the news because of its emergency work, much of what it does remains unknown to the public. This film goes behind the scenes in India and the Philippines to examine the state of Oxfam today, the causes it espouses, and the way it works. Director Michael Simpson Producer Sandy Balfour
A Double Exposure production for BBCtv ● DOCUMENTARIES: page 1 2

Contributors

Director:
Michael Simpson
Producer:
Sandy Balfour

In the weeks leading up to
Remembrance Sunday, BBC2 is showing a season of programmes on a dominant theme of 20th-century British life, the human cost of modern warfare.
To introduce the season, veteran journalist and former marine Charles Wheeler returns to the Normandy beaches where he served during the D-Day landings. Producer Mark Fielder

Contributors

Unknown:
Charles Wheeler

The latest television work by poet Tony Harrison offers a verse commentary on the unspeakable horrors of the 20th century. He takes the Gorgon, the creature of Greek legend who turns men to stone, as a metaphor for the "freedom fixing politics" which have caused so much bloody conflict. Director Peter Symes
Executive producer Peter Salmon ● STEREO

Contributors

Unknown:
Tony Harrison
Director:
Peter Symes

Vera Brittain's book, set in the shadow of the First World War, in Elaine Morgan 's five-part adaptation first shown in 1979. Starring Cheryl Campbell
Buxton, 1913. At the beginning, Vera Brittain is 18 and lives with her prosperous parents. She is already in rebellion against provincial life and longs to go to Oxford.

Contributors

Author:
Vera Brittain
Adapted by:
Elaine Morgan
Producer:
Jonathan Powell
Director:
Moira Armstrong
Vera Brittain:
Cheryl Campbell
Mr Brittain:
Emrys James
Mrs Brittain:
Jane Wenham
Edward Brittain:
Rupert Frazer
Roland Leighton:
Peter Woodward
Victor Richardson:
Michael Troughton
Miss Penrose:
Rosalie Crutchley
Sir John Marriott:
William Russell

Richard Attenborough 's
_ __ adaptation of Joan Littlewood and Charles Chilton 's anti-war stage play is the first of two First World War films being shown tonight. It features contemporary songs and a cast that reads like a roll-call of top British actors. The seaside, August 1914: as the Smith family and thousands of other Britons enjoy their summer holidays, the leaders of the European nations play tragic games taking their countries into "the war to end all wars".
With Dirk Bogarde. Phyllis Calvert , Jean-Pierre Cassel , John Clements , John Gielgud , Jack Hawkins ,
Kenneth More , Laurence Olivier , Michael Redgrave , Vanessa Redgrave , Ralph Richardson , Maggie Smith , Susannah York , John Mills and Ian Holm. .. 0 FILMS: pages 38-44

Contributors

Unknown:
Richard Attenborough
Unknown:
Joan Littlewood
Unknown:
Charles Chilton
Unknown:
Dirk Bogarde.
Unknown:
Phyllis Calvert
Unknown:
Jean-Pierre Cassel
Unknown:
John Clements
Unknown:
John Gielgud
Unknown:
Jack Hawkins
Unknown:
Kenneth More
Unknown:
Laurence Olivier
Unknown:
Michael Redgrave
Unknown:
Vanessa Redgrave
Unknown:
Ralph Richardson
Unknown:
Maggie Smith
Unknown:
Susannah York
Unknown:
John Mills
Unknown:
Ian Holm.

Stanley Kubrick 's story of the court-martial of three innocent soldiers, starring Kirk Douglas
0 FILMS: pages 38-44

Contributors

Unknown:
Stanley Kubrick
Unknown:
Kirk Douglas
Colonel Dax:
Kirk Douglas
Corporal Paris:
Ralph Meeker
General Groulard:
Adolphe Menjou
General Mireau:
George MacReady
Major Saint-Auban:
Richard Anderson
Private Ferol:
Timothy Carey
Private Arnaud:
Joseph Turkel

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