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1The Temperamental Trap': a story by Olive Dehn , told by Jo followed by ' The Old Dittybox '
A play in six parts by ' Sea-Lion '
' The Pirates of Mirs Bay'
Production by David Davis
A carved Chinese figure is the last of the treasures in the old dittybox. Admiral Ludlow himself, as a young midshipman, is the hero of this closing episode.


Story By: Olive Dehn
Production By: David Davis
Admiral Ludlow: Leslie Perrins
Judy Stuart: Sheila Jervis
John Stuart: Wilfrid Downing
Chris Lindsay: Henry Searle
Lon-Ching: Roger Snowdon
Lieutenant Rowland, R N: David Stevens
Midshipman Ludlow: John Clarke-Smith
Midshipman James: Lewis Stringer
Lieutenant Sandford, R N: John Richmond
Skipper of the ' Chosan ': Geoffrey Wincott
Captain Barry, R N: Laidman Browne

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