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Designed for Women


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Introduced by Jeanne Heal.

Lady Nunburnholme, First Vice-President of the International Council of Women, describes the work and aims of the council.

Television Bookshelf
E. Arnot Robertson reviews some current books.

Health and Beauty
Lady David Douglas-Hamilton demonstrates some new exercises seen at the Swedish Lingiad.

Pictures on Your Wall
Alex Morley Smith and John Lawrence show you some ideas on arranging and hanging pictures.

Marguerite Patten shows how to save your fat ration by cooking with oil.

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Presenter: Jeanne Heal
Interviewee (Interview): Lady Nunburnholme
Exerciser (Health and Beauty): Lady David Douglas-Hamilton
Reviewer (Television Bookshelf): E. Arnot Robertson
Item presenter (Pictures on Your Wall): Alex Morley Smith
Item presenter (Pictures on Your Wall): John Lawrence
Cook (Cooking): Marguerite Patten
Producer: Helena Malinowska

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