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Bout Turn


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A Military Programme

'Carry Me Out'
A Military 'Bellowdrama' by E. A. Bryan

Major Black is in hiding in a gloomy subterranean cellar, for he is about to be court-martialled for theft of a secret cypher.
The Colonel's daughter comes to save him and suggests to him to play 'possum.' The General and the Colonel arrive, and the Major succeeds in bluffing them all until an unfortunate accident occurs. It is only then, however, that the fun really begins.


Writer (Carry Me Out): E. A. Bryan
General Death: Jack James
Colonel Gloom, a Wireless Fan: D. Haydn Davies
Major Black ('Ambrose'): Donald Davies
Miss Fit ('Adela'), the Colonel's daughter: Dorothy Eaves
Sergeant Bomb: [actor uncredited]
Compere: Richard Barron

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