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Afternoon Theatre


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Two Ladies from Philadelphia by HARVEY HALL with Earl Cameron Frank Cousins
Mikel Lambert , Bonnie Hurren ' This very day I am to welcome to my Kingdom of Haiti two ladies from Philadelphia, here to bring a modern education to your daughters. What am I to tell them? That we are still living in the dark ages of witchcraft and superstition? That they must go back to America? Of course not. So remember: no more voodoot '


Unknown: Harvey Hall
Unknown: Earl Cameron
Unknown: Frank Cousins
Unknown: Mikel Lambert
Unknown: Bonnie Hurren
Producer: John Theocharis
King Henri Christophe: Earl Cameron
Baron Dupuy: Frank Cousins
Marjorie Waring: Mikel Lambert
Kirstie McMurtrie: Bonnie Hurren
General Richard: Vernon Joyner
Count Vastey: Nigel Graham
Mamma Ursulie: Pauline Wynn
Princess Anne: Helen Worth
Princess Amethyste: Myrtle Robinson
Captain Enright: Harvey Hall
Belair /Lieutenant: Robin Browne
Haitian General: William Sleigh
Haitian General/Equerry: David Sinclair

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