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: Starlight: Aileen Stanley

American Singer
At the piano, Helen Pope

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Singer: Aileen Stanley
Piano: Helen Pope

: Theatre Parade: Scenes from: Hassan: Part 2

"The story of Hassan of Bagdad and how he came to make the Golden Journey to Samarkand" by James Elroy Flecker
This is the second part of the television performance of "Hassan", the first part of the story having been told on June 8. The Delius music written for "Hassan" will be played by the BBC Television Orchestra.
The cast assembled for this performance is one of the most distinguished yet seen in an Alexandra Palace transmission. Frank Cellier, who will be seen in the title rôle has had thirty-five years' stage experience in Great Britain, America, the West Indies, South Africa, and Germany. He was born in London in 1884, and obtained much of his early training in repertory companies playing a wide variety of Shakespearean parts. Amongst his most recent West End stage appearances were "The Mask of Virtue" and "Espionage". He has also had considerable success as a producer, noteworthy examples being "Toad of Toad Hall", "Admirals All", and "Orders is Orders". Filmgoers will remember him in "The Thirty-Nine Steps", "The Passing of The Third Floor Back", and "The Guv'nor". Antoinette Cellier, twenty-four-year-old daughter of Frank Cellier, made her first stage appearance in a play in which her father was acting in 1914, when she was an infant in arms. Her adult début was made in 1932, since when she has scored notably in "Sixteen" and "The Wind and The Rain".
Douglas A. Clarke-Smith is familiar to listeners, filmgoers, and playgoers, and has been associated for two decades with almost every side of the entertainment profession.

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Dances Arranged by: Marion Wilson
Musicians: BBC Television Orchestra
Orchestra Leader: Boris Pecker
Conductor: Hyam Greenbaum
Decor by: Peter Bax
Produced By: George More O'Ferrall
Yasmin: Greer Garson
Hassan, a Confectioner: Frank Cellier
Rafi, King of the Beggars: John Wyse
The Caliph Haroun Ar Raschid: D. A. Clarke-Smith
Ishak, his Minstrel: Ivan Samson
Jafar, his Vizier: Boris Ranevsky
Masrur, his Executioner: Robert Adams
Leader of the Beggars: Eric Fort
Chief of Police: George Carr
Pervaneh: Antoinette Cellier
Beggars of Bagdad, Fair and Dark Dancing Girls: [artists uncredited]

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: Starlight: Aileen Stanley

American Singer
At the piano, Helen Pope

Contributors

Singer: Aileen Stanley
Piano: Helen Pope

: Theatre Parade: Scenes from: Hassan

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