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\lH -3 Opening Programmes
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?KINDERGARTEN PLAYTIME - Anne Dreyer recites the poem Why do the Bells of Christmas Ring? and after seeing some bell-ringers at work young viewers will hear the story The Animals Came <fll) TUESDAY STORYBOOK-The'first item is a story
called Cap O'Rushers, and this is followed by Hand crafts with Helen when children are shown how to make a kite. After Felicity's Game, Clutch Cargo, Spinner and Paddlefoot meet Sergeant Terry of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
CAO "PEOPLE-A special edition of this programme with
Bob Saunders, to mark the opening of A.B.C. Channel 3, Canberra, introducing Mr. John Overall, Tacaueline Raddlsson and Prof. A. O. Trendall.
6 25 (G) HANCOCK'S HALF HOUR-B.B.C. comedy
series starring Tony Hancock with Sidney James. Hancock, the actor, wins a battle with Gielgud and is chosen for the leading role in Henry V, being staeed by the Giggleswick Repertory Company.. 6.55 'CANBERRA NEWS. 7.00 *NEWS.
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MO "OFFICIAL OPENING - CANBERRA The official
Opening of the A.B.C.'s first regional television station-A.B.C., Channel 3-will be attended by-the Prime Minister, Mr. Menzies; the Leader of the Opposition, Mr. Calwell; the Postmaster-General, Mr. C. W. Davidson; and Federal Member for the A.C.T., Jim Fraser, and Dr. James Darling, Chairman of the A.B.C. Martin Royal will introduce the pro
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8.00 TAHITI: PACIFIC COCKTAIL-The largest of
130 islands in French Polynesia; Tahiti has an actual land mass no biggear than Paris and has belonged to Franch since 1880. This film is an A.B.C. contri bution to the Intertel series.
8.50 *MAGIC OF MUSIC - A programme of. music de
signed to satisfy all tastes, featuring Eric Jupp him self as conductor, pianist, arranger and composer. Guest artist to-night is baritone Ronal Jackson. 9.18 CANBERRA MAGAZINE-A special news maga
zine being shown in connection with the opening of Channel 3, Canberra. 10.00 *NEWS.
10.10 CRICKET HIGHLIGHTS: M.C.C. v. Victoria
Highlights of the final day's play in the match be tween the M.C.C. and Victoria, played in Melbourne. 10.15 *CELEBRITY RECITAL - Claudio Air an. The
famous Chilean pianist, Claudio Arrau, will play the Moonlight Sonata . (Beethoven).
10.40 FIRE-An A.B.C. news film of a bushfire which
started in a Jarrah forest, swept across country and finally razed the town of Dwellingup in Western Australia. The film was entered in the Prix Italia Competition and also won the News Award in the competition of the Television Association of Australia. . 10.55 CLOSE.
10.00 TEST CARD AND MUSIC. 12.45 CLOSE.
2.00 fMAINLY FOR WOMEN - Compered, by Corinrie
Kerby. Gina Macpherson, who has returned from
a holiday in the Pacific Islands, will highlight (he programme with two. dishes made with tropical fruits available in Australia.
2.30 (G) ON SAFARI WITH ARMAND DENIS TO
ASIA - Rough Ride to lhe Rude. Armand and Michaela Denis are shown travelling on a river in Vietnam. In Saigon they see the impact of the West
on the East.
3.00 TEST CARD AND MUSIC.
4.45 ANDY PANDY-Featuring the lovable small boy
puppet in another interesting story.
5.00 WEDNESDAY WONDERBOX-Pat has a story for
lhe younger girls and boys, and then Mr. Jolly Squiggle alights from his Rocket Ship, and makes pictures out of squiggles sent to him by viewers. Spying on Nature is again presented by Roy King horn, before Clutch Cargo disguises himself as Indian Bill. Finally we visit Desmond Morris again at London Zoo in-the series A to Zoo.
6.00 (G) R.C.M.P.-Sal'eman Cometh. Mystery series
starring Gilles Pelletier with John Perkins.
6.30 OH THOSE BELLS-Seal of Approval. When Henry
Slocum, the owner of. a theatrical property shop, finds that the three Bell brothers are about to inherit something from their uncle, he makes them partners of his financially shaky business. Comedy series starring the Wiere Brothers. 6.55 ^CANBERRA NEWS. 7.00 *NEWS.
7.15 NEWSREEL. 7.25 *WEATHER.
7.30 (G) THE RAG TRADE - Summer holid..> are
coming up. So is the Garment Workers' Union an nual concert. So is the deadline for 5,000 baby doll
nightdresses against which Mr. Fenner is trying to . get a loan from the bank.
8.00 ""MAGIC OF MUSIC-Guest artist appearing with
Eric Jupp and his orchestra will be Canadian violinist Shirley McDonald. Producer' is Peter Page.
8.30 PLAY-My Three Angels. Gordon Chater makes his
first appearance in an Australian television play; his co-stars are Richard Davies and Olympic swimmer, Murray Rose, making his professional acting debut. 9.45 OIL FROM THE SEA-A. documentary film on lhe
Australian whaling industry which was one of the first industries of the infant Australian colony. 10.00 *NEWS.
10.10 (A) NO HIDING PLACE-Two Blind Micc. Mystery
series starring Raymond Francis as Chief Detective Superintendent Lockhart. Two'convicts escape from prison, and a passing motorist is found murdered. Lockhart's problem is to find which of -the two
; convicts is the murderer. 11.00 CLOSE.
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2.00 CRUSADE IN THE PACIFIC-The United States
and the Philippines. In Washington in 1935, at a White House ceremony, President Roosevelt insti tuted what would mean eventually the establishment . of complete independence for the Philippines.
2.30 (G) ON SAFARI WITH ARMAND DENIS TO
ASIA-Gateway to China. During their tour of . Asia, Armand and Michaela Denis visit Hong Kong. 3.00 TEST CARD AND MUSIC.
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4,45 *KINDERCARTEN PLAYTIME-Joan DOVP d
ates a Christmas tree and tells the ChrisfinS cf0-" She also shows the children how to make^ 1- .0r}'' 5.00 THURSDAY PARTYLAND - There'flnt/1^6'
for girls and boys at home and in the studin °, uUn Diana and Brian introduce another edition nf'T
day Partyland. 100 ot Thurs 6.00 (G) ICHABOD AND ME-The Printer. Dom^
comedy series starring Robert Sterling c Chandler, Christine White. Guest star wiUbe w8®
6.30 (G) DECEMBER BRIDE - Beauty Paeeanf fi
Ruskin finds there's nothing like a prettv cirl f
attract men to a charity show. Comedy series starring Spring Byington with Frances Rafferty, Dean Mill,
Harry Morgan. lcr> 6.55 CANBERRA NEWS.
7.00 *NEWS. ' 7.15 NEWSREEL. 7.25 * WEATHER.
7.30 (A) Z CARS . Hi-Jack. B.B.C. detective series star
ring James Ellis, Jeremy Kemp, Brian Blessed
8.15 ALCHERINGA-Made for the A.B.C., this new
series of twelve programmes shows how' Australia's ' aborigines liycd hundreds of years ago. The main
characters in the series are a man and his wife and
their two children.
8.30 *LORRAE DESMOND SHOW - Guest in to-night's
programme will be vocalist Bill Newman. Regular artists with Lorrae Desmond are Colin Croft The Squires, Jim Gussey and the A.B.C. Dance Banci and . the Channel 2 Dancers. Producer is James Unshaw 9.00 (G) THE UNFINISHED REVOLUTION - Mexico
in the past 20 years, has taken a great step forward in dispelling the old economic and political natterm 9.50' ISLAND OF YOUTH - Schaifenburg is the largest
island in West Berlin's Tager Lake, and the locale of a unique school farm where children are trained in
the craft of their choice. 10.00 *NEWS. .
10.10 (G) MEN IN BATTLE - Dunkirk. Narrator Lt
Gen. Sir Brian Horrocks tells the background to Dun kirk and thea of the withdrawal of British trooos
10.40 (A) MIAMI UNDERCOVER - Credit Unlimited.
. Starring Lee Bowman with Rocky Graziano in stories
of danger and intrigue. 11.05 CLOSE.
2.00* PEOPLE - A repeat of Tuesday's programme.
2.30 (G) ON SAFARI WITH ARMAND DENIS TO
ASIA - Hollywood in Hongkong. Still in Hongkong, Armand and Michaela Denis find out how the people spend their leisure time.
3.00 TEST CARD AND MUSIC.
4.45 * KINDERGARTEN PLAYTIME - Fiona Mac
Innes talks to-children about graders. She shows them a model grader, and demonstrates the work this machine does in road-making.
5.00 THE SHARI LEWIS SHOW - A visit to. Shari's
garden, where we meet the puppets Lamb Chop, Charlie Horse and Hush Puppy.
5.20 CLUTCH CARGO - Clutch, Spinner and Paddle
foot visit a deserted barn, where they encounter the monster dragon fly.
5.25 THE WIZARD OF OZ - Dorothy Toto and the Tin
Man continue their adventures in the wonderful land of Oz.
5.30 *THE GILLIPOPS-More of the exploits of Jimmy,
Jack, Ma and their friends..
6.00 *JUNIOR SPORTS MAGAZINE. A programme for
young sporting enthusiasts, compered by John
O'Reilly. -r. 6.30 ""COUNTRY CALL - A weekly programme with
Trevor Brown, for those on and off the land, bring ing to your screen people who made news in agri . culture, and reporting on events and problems in the
6.55 *CANBERRA NEWS. 7.00 ?NEWS.
7.15 NEWSREEL. 7.25 * WEATHER.
7.30 IT'S TWO OF A KIND - Details .to be advised.
8.00 (A) WELLS FARGO - Run for the River. Escorting
prisoner Ira Kyle back to Santa Fe for trial, Jim. stops in Red Bluff for the night.' But Marshal Haig and the Mayor of Red Bluff insist that Ira hang the next day for murder and robbery. Western series starring Dale Robertson.
8.30 ROUTE 66 - Details to be advised.
9.20 *FACE TO FACE - Augustus John. John Freeman
interviews artist Augustus John.
10.00 *NEWS. "
10.10 (A) ROBERT HERRIDGE THEATRE - Ring
Around Rosy. Rosy Lerber, praised by everyone ipr her excellence as a cook, has long, been secretly^ in love with David Hess. One day he comes to visi Rosy's brother-in-law, and Rosy offers him some cr her finest cooking. Starring Marian Seldes, Josep
Warren, Steven Phillips. , * 10.40 SATURDAY SPORT - A B.B.C, round-up of sport
ing events in Great Britain.
11.05 CLOSE. *
10.00 TEST CARD AND MUSIC. 12.15 CLOSE.
1.30 *SPORTSVIEW - including: . v
SATURDAY SPORT - A weekly round-up Qt spon events in Great Britain. _ Rav
RAY MITCHELL'S. BOXING CORNER Ka> Mitchell answers viewers' quc^ioM on boxi S
GREATEST FIGHTS OF THE CENTURY-Featur ing a world famous fight. . _ TVtails td SPORTING OUTSIDE BROADCAST - Details
5.30 CARTOON TIME-The Chipmunks do not approve
of David Seville's new song, so AIvj?n,f ®C £ in write a better one. "Q.T. Hush" continues his in vestigations in the Protection Plan Caper.
6.00 *BRYAN DAVIES SHOW - W
' . Davies, hosts his own variety show with.g gur.
and regular artist Neil Williams with
rows Sextet.. Producer is Lloyd Brydon.
7.15 NEWSREEL. ' . . pnvera);e of 7.18 *SPORTS REVIEW - A comprehensive eove
sporting "events at home an^, a^roa";.pn Teff detects 7.30 (G) DONNA REED-Close Shave. When Je
the first signs of a beard, he feels it s ti >
the responsibility of manhood. 0f short' 7.55 THIS WEEK IN BRITAIN - A,seiies
weekly items on different aspects of
as seen through the eyes of Australian . .
8.00 (A) TWILIGHT ZONE ~ Ll(<1.e. ^ seen send
cries of a child who can be heard t>i- . jiotne. her parents on a desperate search m * Char'65 Starring Sarah Marshall, Robert Sa P »
Aidman, Tracy Stratford. wnic story
8.30 SCOTT'S LAST JOURNEY - The hero ^ South
Captain Scott's tragic last expedition ie films Pole, as told through the series of ^ and photographs taken by the exp
grapher, Herbert Ponting. rwiMiian? Starring 9.30 SCREENPLAY - W»H Any Gentlem
George Cole, Veronica Hurst, Jon Pertwe ,
10.50 CLOSE. r ' * DENOTES LIVE PROGRAM . .