The first of three films specially produced by the BBC.
The film includes interviews with Sir Hugh Casson on the task of decorating the City of Westminster, and with Douglas Fairbanks, Jnr, who speaks about the Coronation from the point of view of a 'mid-Atlantic man', as he describes himself.
by Hugh Hastings.
A special performance before an invited audience from the stage of the Apollo Theatre, London.
Presented for television by:
Able-Seaman Mcintosh (Haggis):
Able-Seaman Sims ('Sprog'):
Able-Seaman Turner ('Lofty'):
Petty Officer Herbert:
Lt. Cmdr Redmond, D.S.O., D.S.C., R.N.:
Sub-Lieut Granger, R.N.:
Music arranged by:
Orchestra conducted by:
A series of three programmes telerecorded in Baltimore. U.S.A., at the invitation of Johns Hopkins Science Review, in which Andrew Miller Jones reports on some aspects of scientific research in America.
Dr. R. E. Gibson, Director of the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory introduces this programme on the study of the upper atmosphere.
Henry B. Riblet demonstrates the telemetering apparatus used in high altitude rockets.
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