A Variety show composed entirely of artists new to television including
Lino Farrugia (the Maltese Tenor)
Tony Hancock and Derek Scott
Stewart and Matthews
Orchestra under the direction of Eric Robinson
Introduced by Frank Weir
Orchestra under the direction of:
A documentary "This is Britain"
and a Charley Chase slapstick comedy "Manhattan Monkey Business"
Charley Chase in a slapstick comedy film. Charley, unable to pay his bill in a smart restaurant, is engaged as a waiter with unfortunate results.
A television magazine introduced by McDonald Hobley
"Inspector Gribble Investigates"
A series by John P. Wynn, with Frank Foster as the Inspector
"Cue for Music"
A musical guest
"Puzzle Corner" with Ronnie Waldman
"It Happened to Me!"
Celebrities tell us their worst moment
"Better or Worse!" with Cliff Gordon and Diana Decker
Nat Allen and his Orchestra
All correspondence in connection with this programme should be addressed to 'Kaleidoscope', [address removed]
Editor and producer:
Writer ("Inspector Gribble Investigates"):
Inspector Gribble ("Inspector Gribble Investigates"):
Presenter ("Puzzle Corner"):
Actor ("Better or Worse!"):
Actress ("Better or Worse!"):
Nat Allen and his
Stephen Laird of Columbia Broadcasting System explains with maps and film how citizens of the United States will elect their first post-war President tomorrow.
Three Americans in London describe the policies and personalities of Truman, Dewey, and Wallace.
Edward Murrow, distinguished American broadcaster, in a special message from New York gives viewers a last-minute picture of the candidates' chances.
Programme arranged by:
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