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The Man from U.N.C.L.E.: The Yellow Scarf Affair

The Man from U.N.C.L.E. is there - where he is needed - when he is needed - from the organisation dedicated to the world-wide fight against crime and subversion.
A film series.
Starring Robert Vaughn as Napoleon Solo, David McCallum as Illya Kuryakin
and Leo G. Carroll as Mr. Waverly

In which U.N.C.L.E's search for an eradicated kilt leads to a resurrected cult.
BBC One London

The Man from U.N.C.L.E.: The Love Affair

The Man from U.N.C.L.E. is there - where he is needed - when he is needed - from the organisation dedicated to the world-wide fight against crime and subversion.
A film series starring Robert Vaughn as Napoleon Solo, David McCallum as Illya Kuryakin, Leo G. Carroll as Mr. Waverly

The Love Affair ...in which U.N.C.L.E. clash with the leader of a strange religious cult.
BBC One London

The Man from U.N.C.L.E.: The Yellow Scarf Affair

The Man from U.N.C.L.E. is there - where he is needed - when he is needed - from the organisation dedicated to the world-wide fight against crime and subversion.
A film series.
Starring Robert Vaughn as Napoleon Solo, David McCallum as Illya Kuryakin, Leo G. Carroll as Mr. Waverly

The Yellow Scarf Affair
An U.N.C.L.E. agent is mysteriously strangled aboard an airliner... and Solo finds himself involved with a homicidal Maharajah and an ancient Oriental murder cult
BBC One London

The Saturday Thriller In a Lonely Place

Humphrey Bogart Gloria Grahame Frank Love joy
A Hollywood scriptwriter suspected of murder falls in love with the girl who can provide his alibi.
Bogart is the writer who is proud, selfish -and prone to sudden fits of violence.
Gloria Grahame , an Oscar-winner in 1952, is an ideal foil for Bogart, who always responded to competition from his co-stars.
Nicholas Ray directed Bogart in his first film They Drive by Night and became a cult-figure among American film-fans after Rebel without a Cause and Party Girl.
Directed by NICHOLAS RAY
(This Week's Films: page 9)
BBC One London


The Savage Image
David Attenborough travelled along the Sepik River in. New Guinea to make this film about the ceremonies, paintings and sculptures of the tribal people. Masks and statues, which 50 years ago were sent home by the missionaries and explorers as bizarre pagan curios, are today treasured as works of great power and imagination, and change hands in the salerooms of London and New York for thousands of pounds.
The film also includes unique sequences - shot 10 years ago by research anthropologist Anthony Forge - of the dramatic rituals involved in building the huge cult houses, where some of the ancient carvings still remain.
Film cameraman HUGH MILES
Film editor PAUL CARTER
(Radio Times People: pages 4 and 5)
BBC One London

Film 73

' Horror films are beyond reality, therefore they don't date ...' Vincent Price talking on location for his new film The Revenge of Dr Death. Film 73 looks at the horror film cult with Denis Gif ford, author of A Pictorial History of Horror Movies.
Don'miss the colour feature on Vincent Price in next week's radio TIMES.
BBC One London

Film 73

looks at how two ' cult figures ' from literature have been brought to the screen : Barry Norman discusses The Adventures of Barry Mackenzie with a guest critic and Neville Smith looks at Jerry Cornelius , science fiction fantasy hero of The Final Programme.
BBC One London

Kafka's Castle

with John Wood as FRANZ KAFKA and his hero ' K '
This year is the 50th anniversary of the death of the Czech writer Franz Kafka , and Omnibus tonight presents an adaptation of scenes from his book The Castle. Since his death Kafka has become a cult figure - his world has seemed prophetic: the suffocation of city life, red-tape, bureaucracy, the secret police, events which twist from logic into nightmare. The Castle is the story of a search -for a weird and elusive authority in a village lost in the snow.
Tonight's film tries to solve its mystery - through hints, no more than hints (no final solution is certain) from the book itself and the life of the man who wrote it.
Executive producer MIKE WOOLLER
Written and directed by COLIN NEARS
(John Wood and Tony Church are members of the RSC)
BBC One London

The Tarzan Adventures: Tarzan and the Leopard Woman

A season of films featuring
EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS 'S legendary ape man and starring
When a series of savage killings take place in the jungle, Tarzan tracks down the murderous tribe of ' Leopard men' responsible. Leading the cult is its deadly high priestess Lea, the Leopard Woman.
. Films: page 9
BBC One London

Omnibus USA

The third of the Omnibus monthly reports on the arts in America.
Introduced by Humphrey Burton Tonight
New York, New York
Two films about the arts in America's major city -the arts in the streets, the arts away from the museums and the concert halls.
Saturday in Soho
New York's Soho is the Bohemian quarter to the south of Houston Street between Greenwich Village and Little Italy. On a spring Saturday artists, dancers and musicians gather at a loft studio called Environ. This film is an impression of their work and of the Soho area.
Watching My Name Go By
Kids in New York have a unique kind of occupation - sitting on the subway stations ' watching my name go by'. Eleven to 17-yearolds compete to see how many times they can 'get their names up ' in a colourful way - a kind of graffiti cult game which has its own rules and regulations. It's illegal and dangerous-some New Yorkers think it's a kind of ' art others think it's disgusting.
Saturday in Soho MICHAEL MACINTYRE Watching My Name Go By JULIA CAVE Executive producer BARRIE GAVIN
BBC One London

Fear and Loathing on the Road to Hollywood

Omnibus makes a valiant attempt to follow writer Hunter S. Thomp son and artist Ralph Steadman on a bizarre trip across America.
HUNTER THOMPSON is, to his dismay, one of America's biggest cult heroes. He prefers the title ' comic strip character' - for he insists that he has been confused with one of his own creations - the violent, drug-crazed journalist Raoul Duke. Duke first appeared in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, a savage attack on what happened to the American Dream, illustrated by the English artist, RALPH STEADMAN.
Now, after his books, On the Campaign Trail, Hell's Angels, his articles for Rolling Stone , and his own attempt at running for political office as a ' freak-power' candidate, Hunter Thompson 's life is to be made into a major feature film by Universal pictures. He decides enough is enough: the old Thompson must die, and in our film, he travels from Colorado to Hollywood, via Las Vegas, to exorcise the past and bury his old identity. Steadman goes with him, sketching. John Dean , of Watergate, puts in an appearance, and discusses with Hunter the prospect that history could repeat itself - surely not the Nixon 80 campaign?
BBC One London

Armistice - and After

A special documentary programme to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the end of the Great War.
Presented by the distinguished journalist and historian John Grigg.
Sixty years ago this week, the most terrible war the world had known was coming to an end after 52 months of heroism, sacrifice and suffering. At 5.0 am on 11 November 1918 the Armistice was signed and at 11.0 am hostilities ceased-though, tragically, men were being killed up to the very stroke of that llth hour.
This documentary, filmed in France, Belgium and Britain, shows how the Great War reached its dramatic conclusion and how people reacted to the coming of peace. It describes the origin and meaning of those emotionally charged institutions imperishably associated with that war - the cult of the Unknown Warrior, the Flanders Poppy and Armistice Day itself, with its unforgettable two minutes silence. And it asks the question: should we go on remembering?
Film editor LES NEWMAN Produced by MALCOLM BROWN
(When the Guns Stopped Firing, next Saturday 10.15 pm on Radio 4; next Sunday, the Cenotaph Service on BBCl)
BBC One London

The M!rac!e Worker of Ladeira

Eueft/MtOM reports on a 48-year-old peasant woman called Maria da Conceicao, whose community in Ladeira, Northern Portugal, has become the centre of an ecstatic cult. Her followers claim she is t saint, and she herself says she has visited heaven 15 times. Contrary to scientific evidence, she declares, the moon and various planets she passes on her way are inhabited. The Church has excommunicated her. This Rim shows two events which her followers acclaimed as miracles, witnesses the scenes of hysteria which accompanied them, and examines the reasons for her celebrity - and notoriety.
Film editor RICHARD BpoNsxiLL Film cameraman LAuptE RUSH Producer DANtEL WOLF
Editor wfLLiAM mcHOLSox
BBC One London

The Synanon Story

Twenty years ago an American ex-alcoholic called CHUCK DEDERICH founded Synanon, an idealistic commune dedicated to curing heroin addicts. Its lifestyle-a combination of strong discipline and the seductive ' Synanon game ' - proved so attractive that non-addicts began to join. By the 1970s Synanon had developed into a multi-million-dollar religious cult, and Dederich into a semi-divine leader. Under his leadership the Synanon members shaved their heads, divorced their wives, and submitted to vasectomies.
Today Dederich is on trial for conspiracy to murder. In this Everyman report Peter France tells the story of the rise and fall of Synanon, learns why its followers surrendered to Dederich, and why, like so many cults, the original dream turned to nightmare.
Film cameraman TAN STONE Film editor STEVE NEWSHAM Producer NORMAN STONE
Everyman editor WILLIAM NICHOLSON See page 3
BBC One London


starring Trevor Eve in I'm a Believer by jim HAWKINS with Michael Medwin , Doran Godwin and Liz Crowther
The Starshine cult hates all material things except Maddy Hopkins 's money ... and Radio West's newsroom hates Eddie.
Music composed by GEORGE FENTON Film recordist NIGEL WOODFORD Film editor M. A. c. ADAMS Designer JOHN HURST
Photography ELMER COSSEY
Theme music on single (RESL 67) from record shops
BBC One London

LONDON Living Legends

Robin Hood.
Who was he? MAGNUS MAGNUSSON looks for clues and asks - can we make the real Robin Hood stand up?
SOUTH WEST According to Hoyle: DON iioyi.e at work in the BBC garden at
Plymouth tells you what chores you need to catch up with in your own plot.
WEST Public Life: The Wiltshire Connection: JOHN HOWARD investigates the bleak future now facing North Wiltshire especially those towns which rely on one industry for their survival.
SOUTH Report South: The Fight for the Franchise: Who are the people behind the groups trying to get the ITV contract? What sort of programmes will they show?
MIDLANDS Straight Talk: Rock singer and actress TOYAH WILLCOX is very much an individual. How much influence does she think she has over other young people? What's her view of recent youth cults? The presenter is MIKE DORNAN
EAST Weekend: A magazine programme about life in the Eastern Counties. Introduced by JOHN MOUNTFORD.
NORTH EAST ROUNDABOUTS: The Last Two Weeks in June. DAVID PRITCHARD , a young film-maker, talks to two of the staunchest defenders of the ' Hoppings ', Newcastle's annual summer fair, and samples some of its delights.
NORTH WEST Home Ground. 5: Immigrants. BRIAN REDHEAD asks how serious we are about integration, and talks to Minister of State at the Home Office TIMOTHY RAISON about changes in Britain's immigration rules.
BBC One London

The Late Film: Rebel Without a Cause

James Dean with Natalie Wood , Sal Mineo
James Dean , the legendary film idol of the 50s, died 25 years ago, having starred in just three feature films.
This film gave him the part with which he is most associated-that of the troubled and delinquent youth, misunderstood by both society and his parents. His strong personal identification with the dramatic role helped create the cult which has persisted around his name ever since.
Screenplay by STEWART STERN from a story by NICHOLAS RAY Produced by DAVID WEISBART Directed by NICHOLAS RAY Films: page 15
BBC One London


An Inside Story documentary
On 7 September 1940 Hurricanes of 257 Squadron took off from Martlesham Heath , Suffolk, to intercept a large wave of enemy bombers over the Thames estuary, heading towards London on what turned out to be the first day of the London Blitz. Among those lost in the battle was Flt-Lt H. R. A. Beresford. No one saw him shot down. He was posted as ' missing ' until September 1979 when the wreckage of a fighter was found ... This documentary pieces together the sad story of Beresford's last mission, finally concluded 40 years after the Battle of Britain.
An outstanding programme of the weekend ... last night's haunting, perceptive and eye-opening Inside Story.
The film built impressively into an attack on the ' bogus romantic cult' of the fighter pilot. (SUNDAY TIMES)
BBC One London

Newseries Badger by Owl-light

A thriller in three parts, starring
1: After a bomb explosion in the middle of London, Peter Talion is hired to uncover the secret cult responsible - and eliminate its leader.
Music composed and conducted by DARYL RUNSWICK
Photography DICK JOHNSTONE Sound recordist PETER BRILL Script editor MAGGIE ALLEN
Film editor COLIN COMMANDER Directed by BOB MCINTOSH BBC Scotland
* Subtitles on Ceefax page 170
BBC One London

Whicker's World

The First Million Miles!
In a series of six programmes
Alan Whicker looks back on his first ten years in television.
3: Pull up your Power - then focus your Spirit friend ...
Mrs Spcarman-Cooke alias the Lord Maitreya; Mrs Spalding -Steele who claimed marriage with the spirit of Bernard Shaw ; Dr Chang and his spirit operations in Hove. Whicker filmed them all in the 60s. Further afield, the Caribbean cult of the Pocomaniacs and the primitive witchcraft of Guatemalan Indians were much more frightening.
Researcher IAN PAUL
Assistant producer AMANDA THEUNISSEN

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