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' Captain John Smith , Admiral of New England ' : story of a great Lincolnshire pioneer, dramatised by Lucia Turnbull. Produced by Nan Macdonald
Prologue : Present-Day
Three Hundred Years Ago and


Unknown: Captain John Smith
Dramatised By: Lucia Turnbull.
Produced By: Nan MacDonald
Robert Lee: MacDonald Parke
John Smith: Shirley King
Harry Forrest: John Smith,a Boy
Fred Fairclough: John Smith,a Man
Master Rasen: Kenneth McLellan
Seaman: Stanley Smith
Captain Newport: James Dale
Powhattan: J Hubert Leslie
Pocahontas: Doris Gambell
Sir Hugh Mildmay: Donald Avison
Sailors and Indians: Frank Crosland
Sailors and Indians: John Broadbent
Sailors and Indians: Trevor Williams,
Sailors and Indians: J. A. Foster

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