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I Starring
I Victor McLaglen Marjorie Woodworth
Travelling on the luxury train
Broadway Limited, a Hollywood star's producer dreams up a publicity stunt - that the actress should adopt a baby.
Director Gordon Douglas 0 FILMS: pages 51-60

Contributors

Unknown:
Victor McLaglen
Unknown:
Marjorie Woodworth
Director:
Gordon Douglas
Mike:
Victor McLaglen
April:
Marjorie Woodworth
Palsy:
Patsy Kelly
Dr Harvey North:
Dennis O'Keefe
Myra:
Zasu Pitts
Ivan:
Leonid Kinskey

In this frantic comedy, Bud and Lou are would-be plumbers called to the estate of a millionaire who soon regrets the day he ever needed a tap fixing. The film contains a fox hunt where the riders turn out to be the victims, and a fire engine chase.
Director Jean Yarbrough ● FILMS: pages 51-60

Contributors

Director:
Jean Yarbrough
Eddie:
Bud Abbott
Albert:
Lou Costello
Elsie:
Marion Hutton
Peter:
Kirby Grant
Gloria:
Anne Gillis
PippS:
Arthur Treacher
Drexel:
Thomas Gomez
Baron Sergei:
George Dolenz
Count Alexis:
Steven Geray
Mrs Winthrop:
Margaret Irving
Marlow:
Murray Leonard

FILM Comedy western
I starring Glenn Ford Stella Stevens
During the American Civil War a company of useless misfits is sent west out of harm's way, only to end up in a hotbed of enemy activity.
Director George Marshall ● FILMS: pages 51-60

Contributors

Unknown:
Glenn Ford
Unknown:
Stella Stevens
Director:
George Marshall
Captain Jared Heath:
Glenn Ford
Martha Lou:
Stella Stevens
Col Claude Brackenby:
Melvyn Douglas
General Willoughby:
Jim Backus
Jenny:
Joan Blondell

The careers of film producer Ismail Merchant, currently enjoying critical acclaim and box office success with his latest film Howards End, and writer Nirad Chaudhiri , 95 on Monday, are celebrated in today's programme. Plus a look at the way in which Bombay designer Krishna Mehta has returned to tradition for her new exotic menswear collection.
● STEREO

Contributors

Unknown:
Nirad Chaudhiri
Designer:
Krishna Mehta

Starring Humphrey Bogart Edward G Robinson

Disillusioned Second World War veteran Frank McCloud arrives at a remote hotel on the Florida Keys to find it under the control of mobster Johnny Rocco and his gang. A hurricane approaches, tensions mount and McCloud is faced with an agonising decision: to make a stand against Rocco and all the evil he stands for, or back down at the moment of truth.
Teletext subtitles: page 888
Films: pages 51-60

Contributors

Director:
John Huston
Frank McCloud:
Humphrey Bogart
Johnny Rocco:
Edward G. Robinson
Nora Temple:
Lauren Bacall
James Temple:
Lionel Barrymore
Gaye:
Claire Trevor
Curly:
Thomas Gomez
Toots:
Harry Lewis
Ziggy:
Marc Lawrence

UK Championship from the Guild Hall, Preston.
Steve Davis and Stephen Hendry are due in action this afternoon, on separate tables, beginning their bids for quarter-final places. Introduced by David Vine.

Contributors

Unknown:
Steve Davis
Unknown:
Stephen Hendry
Introduced By:
David Vine.

Tomorrow sees the start of the 1992 Lombard RAC Rally.
More than 160 cars will set off from Chester on a gruelling 1500-mile tour through the forests of England, Wales and Scotland. The finish is on Wednesday evening.
Top Gear interviews the leading drivers, looks at the more unusual entries and goes behind the scenes with the rally rescue crews.
(Rally coverage begins tomorrow at 2.45pm) e MOTORING: page 16

A report on the work of the House of Commons Select
Committees as they put the Government under scrutiny. Presented by Nicholas Jones. Editor Geoffrey Sumner
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

Contributors

Presented By:
Nicholas Jones.
Editor:
Geoffrey Sumner

Regional Variations (2)

Talking Sickert

Frank Auerbach: Viscount Castlerosse

Duration: 2 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

To coincide with an exhibition of Walter Sickert's works at the Royal Academy of Arts in London, Frank Auerbach discusses the painting 'Viscount Castlerosse'.

Carl Nielsen - a Life in Six Symphonies
Conductor Simon Rattle and Nielsen authority Robert Simpson present a musical portrait of Denmark's greatest composer. It coincides with a major Scandinavian arts festival at London's Barbican
Centre, in which all Nielsen's symphonies are being performed by the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. This programme places excerpts from the six symphonies, performed by the CBSO in Birmingham's
Symphony Hall, in the context of the composer's life, developing style and influence. Director Barrie Gavin
(Rattle and the CBSO perform Nielsen Symphonies Nos 5 and 6 in a concert on Thursday at 7.30pm on Radio 3) e STEREO
● MUSIC AND ARTS: page

Contributors

Unknown:
Carl Nielsen
Conductor:
Simon Rattle
Unknown:
Robert Simpson
Director:
Barrie Gavin

This season of studio dramas continues with Henrik Ibsen 's classic play directed by David Thacker , artistic director of London's Young Vic. Among a distinguished cast it features Truly Madly Deeply star Juliet Stevenson and Trevor Eve
Nora, tired of being patronised and casually discounted by her husband, rebels against him and by doing so discovers a whole new personality within herself.
English translation Joan Tindale Producer Simon Curtis
● STEREO: TELETEXT SUBTITLES: p 888 0 DRAMA: page 4

Contributors

Unknown:
Henrik Ibsen
Directed By:
David Thacker
Unknown:
Young Vic.
Unknown:
Juliet Stevenson
Unknown:
Trevor Eve
Unknown:
Joan Tindale
Producer:
Simon Curtis
Nora Helmer:
Juliet Stevenson
Torvald Helmer:
Trevor Eve
Nils Krogstad:
David Calder
DrRank:
Patrick Malahide
MrsLinde:
Geraldine James
Anne-Marie:
Helen Blatch
Helene:
Sonia Ritter
Porter:
Denis Clinton
Ivar:
Joe Anderson
Bob:
Max Anderson
Emmy:
Alexandra Gill

Continuing the French Classic Cinema season, Louis Malle's powerful film about France under the German occupation abandons the tradition of heroic resistance for a more truthful picture.
A 17-year-old peasant, anxious to be part of the post-D-day "action", offers his services to the maquis. Rebuffed, he joins the Gestapo instead. In French with English subtitles.
FILMS: pages 51-60

Contributors

Director:
Louis Malle
Lucien:
Pierre Blaise
France:
Aurore Clement
Albert Horn:
Holger Lowenadler
Bella Horn:
Therese Giehse

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