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Cultural highlights of 1972

TV shows: Australia
New shows
Number 96 (Ten Network). Runs until 1978.

TV shows: UK
The Stone Tape (BBC, 25 December). One-off science-fiction drama.

TV shows: US
New shows
Sanford and Son (NBC, from 14 January). Sitcom based on the UK hit series Steptoe and Son).

• In a British Film Institute decennial poll, film critics again vote Orson Welles' Citizen Kane the best film of all time. Jean Renoir's La Règle du Jeu and  Sergei Eisenstein's Battleship Potemkin are in joint second place, followed by Federico Fellini's , with Michelangelo Antonioni's L'Avventura and Ingmar German's Persona in joint fifth place. See the full list here.

Chronomedia 1972

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