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: For Older Children: Little Men

This film of the well-known story by Louisa M. Alcott tells of a lovable quack who adopts an orphan in spite of the fact that he thinks children are horrid. Afterwards he is surprised to find that he does not really dislike children after all.

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Author: Louisa M. Alcott

: The Passionate Pilgrim

A play for television by Charles Terrot and Michael Barry.
From Charles Terrot's book "Miss Nightingale's Ladies".

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Writer/author (of book): Charles Terrot
Writer: Michael Barry
Producer: Michael Barry
Settings: Barry Learoyd
Dr. William Howard Russell: Eric Berry
An elderly Colonel: Antony Shaw
Lord Clarendon: Robert Sansom
Sidney Herbert, Minister at War: John Richmond
Florence Nightingale: Betty Cooper
Sellon Sister - Elizabeth Wheeler: Maureen Pryor
Sellon Sister - Sarah Anne Terrot: Jill Balcon
Sellon Sister - Sister Bertha: Edna Fryer
Sellon Sister - Sister Harriet: Julia Braddock
Miss Langston: Marguerite Young
Mrs Bracebridge: Una Venning
Mr Bracebridge: Michael Shepley
Dr. Menzies, Chief Medical Officer,Scutari: Gordon McLeod
Dr. MacGrigor, in charge of the Barrack Hospital Scutari: John Harvey
Reverend Mother Mary Clare: Iris Ballard
Dr D'Arcey: John Wyndham
Mr Barton, a surgeon: Robert Sansom
Dr Fossgate: Martin Starkie
Dr MacLean: Andrew Osborn
A Turkish merchant: Marne Maitland
Lady Stratford de Redcliffe: Oriel Ross
Aunt Eugenie: Katie Johnson
Canon Heaton: Eric Berry
A Member of Parliament: Waldo Sturrey
Polite gentleman: John Wyndham
Gruff gentleman: Victor Lucas
Benson Maxwell, Q C: Anthony Nicholls
Martin, a shorthandwriter: Stuart Burge
Dr Laing: Antony Shaw
Dr Cumming: Marne Maitland
Hospital orderly: Victor Piatt
Hospital orderly: Victor Lucas
Hospital orderly: Norman Latimer
Hospital orderly: Robert Desmond
Wounded soldier: Tim Carter: Waldo Sturrey
Wounded soldier: Dragoon: John Richmond
Wounded soldier: Wounded boy: Stuart Burge
Wounded soldier: Tom Dawly: Richard Pearson
Wounded soldier: Murphy: Kenneth Connor
Wounded soldier: Cholera patient: Martin Starkie
Wounded soldier: Second cholera patient: Victor Platt
Other parts played by: Nigel Beard
Other parts played by: Dudley Duttron
Other parts played by: Gerard Dynevor
Other parts played by: James Grout
Other parts played by: John Hemming
Other parts played by: Dulcie Herbert
Other parts played by: Eric Hills
Other parts played by: Ronald Hines
Other parts played by: Derek Holmes
Other parts played by: Geoffrey Taylor








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