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Special Providence


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by Armand Salacrou.
Translated by Basil Bartlett.
[Starring] Margaret Rawlings and Walter Fitzgerald
The action takes place in one of the few surviving houses in a bombed street in Le Havre, at the end of September 1944.


Author: Armand Salacrou
Translated by: Basil Bartlett
Producer and director: Campbell Logan
Settings: Frederick Knapman
Aziza Mathieu: Margaret Rawlings
Maurice, her son: Ray Jackson
Therese, her daughter: Jill Dixon
Mathilde Campion, her grandmother: Barbara Everest
Michel Doublet, godfather to Maurice and Therese: Michael Aldridge
Leon Bonnet: Robert Rietty
Dr. Louis Gros: Kenneth Hyde
Armand Germain: Walter Fitzgerald
An officer: Harry Lane

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