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Albury '34
A play adapted from his book The Great Air Race by Arthur Swinson
In October 1934 twenty aircraft of six nations, flown by some of the world's greatest pilots, took part in a race from England to Australia as part of the Melbourne centenary celebrations. The play focuses on the Douglas D.C.2 airliner entered by K.L.M. and carrying three passengers.
Principal characters:


Unknown: Arthur Swinson
Produced By: Joe Burroughs
Koene Parmentier, Captain of the aircraft: Rolf Lefebvre
Jan Moll, co pilot: Alexander John
Cornelis Van Brugge, radio operator: Antony Viccars
Flight Lt Armstrong, R A A F: Anthony Jackson
Alf Waugh, Mayor Albury: Russell Napier
Mary, his secretary: Betty Hardy
Helen Jackson: Gwenda Wilson
Bowden Fletcher: Keith Alexander
George: Haydn Jones
Radio commentator: Nigel Graham
Peter Shand: Anthony Brothers
Narrator: Duncan McIntyre

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