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CHILDREN'S HOUR

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' Journey to Cancha-Ccori '
A serial play by Marjorie Wynn-Williams
5 — ' A Very Strange Discovery '
Production by Lorraine Davies
Professor Mallory and his friends have now descended into the jungles of the Huallaga Valley to investigate the sacred lake of Cancha-Ccori. According to an old legend sacrifices and many gold offerings were thrown into the lake during the reign of the ancient Incas, and the Professor is planning to conduct a diving operation to search the bottom of the lake for relics. Dr. Cesar Gamarra, a mysterious Peruvian biologist who owns a hacienda not far from the lake, is strangely dismayed when he hears of their project and tries to prevent them from carrying it out.
5.40 'When You Look Back'
5-' My First School' j Remembered by Irene Byers and told by Jo
Life at ' Miss Maddison's Academy for the Young ' was austere but it had its lighter moments, and Irene wasn't always wrong.....

Contributors

Play By: Marjorie Wynn-Williams
Production By: Lorraine Davies
ProfessorRoger Mallory: Philip Phillips
Philip Lorn: John Darran
David Gray: Basil Jones
John Jenkins: Moses Jones
Senor Eduardo Perez: Arthur Williams
Jorge Orbegosa: Dillwyn Owen
Dr Cesar Gamarra: Norman Wynne
Ynes: Gwenyth Petty

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