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The History of Mr. Polly: Episode 1

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by H. G. Wells.
Adapted for television in six parts by Constance Cox.
[Starring] Emrys Jones as Mr. Polly

In which in the year 1888 Mr. Polly finds an unexpected future.

Contributors

Author: H. G. Wells
Adapter: Constance Cox
Music: Alan Bristow
Film cameraman: Bryan Langley
Film editor: J. Sterling
Designer: Stephen Bundy
Producer: Douglas Allen
Mr Polly: Emrys Jones
Mr Platt: Aubrey Woods
Mr Parsons: Ronald Fraser
Policeman: Meadows White
Mr Morrison: Robert Checksfield
Mr Mansfield: Gerald Cross
Customer: Noel Hood
Mr Garvace: George Howe
Mr Luck: Colin Stroud
Grace Johnson: Edna Morris
Harold Johnson: Richard Caldicot
Other parts played by: Dorothy Blythe
Other parts played by: Ray Browne
Other parts played by: Margot Bryant
Other parts played by: Kathleen Cattermole
Other parts played by: Anna Churcher
Other parts played by: Kevin Dawes
Other parts played by: Gladys Dawson
Other parts played by: Nina Kaye
Other parts played by: William Lyon Brown
Other parts played by: George McGrath
Other parts played by: Betty Miller
Other parts played by: Brian Moorehead
Other parts played by: William Patenall
Other parts played by: Dorothy Robson
Other parts played by: John Scott Martin
Other parts played by: June Sellars

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The History of Mr. Polly: Episode 1

BBC Television, 28 August 1959 20.00






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