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POPULAR ORCHESTRALCONCERT.

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THE WIRELESS ORCHESTRA :
Conducted by DAN GODFREY. " The Test."
A Short Play.
Specially Written for Broadcasting by J. A. W. Shepherd.
Presented by R. E . JEFFREY .
The Characters concerned are
The action of this play takes place early in the Sixteenth Century, during the Spanish conquest of Mexico.
The commander of the Spanish forces was Cortez, who was received peaceably by Montezuma. ruler of Mexico. Later, both Cortez and his soldiers behaved with such debauchery and treachery that much warfare ensued under the most savage and merciless conditions.
The principal city in Mexico was Aztec, the tribe of that name being the most powerful in Mexico. Their civilisation was an old one, and t hey had amassed great wealth, most of which was in the hands of the priests.
Much bitter guerilla warfare was carried on in Aztec, prisoners captured on either side being subjected to torture and death.
The play concerns the treatment by the Aztec priests of a Spanish officer taken in the act of violating their most sacred altar.FREDERICK CHESTER .(Entertainer).

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Conducted By: Dan Godfrey.
Presented By: R. E Jeffrey
Unknown: Frederick Chester

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POPULAR ORCHESTRALCONCERT.

2LO London, 29 June 1926 20.15






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