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The Saturday Film: Carnival

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Starring Syd Chaplin in the drama Carnival
with Maggie Mahoney and John Abbott.
As the proprietor of a travelling circus 'Tiger' Hudson needs to be on the best of terms with the local townsfolk, and he isn't backward in using his charm to boost box-office takings. But this can and does lead to misunderstandings, and in one case, to near tragedy.

Contributors

Director: Paul Stewart
Tiger Hudson: Syd Chaplin
Loulse: Maggie Mahoney
Mr Thornton: John Abbott
Drake: Robert Horton
Randy: Nan Leslie
Little Egypt: Claire Kelly
Pop: Roy Roberts

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The Saturday Film: Carnival

BBC Television, 14 March 1959 20.35






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