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The Stolen Romney
The short story by EDGAR WALLACE freely adapted for radio by Norman Edwards with Austin Trevor and Richard Hurndall
Mr. Tresser allows members of the public to visit his house to see his valuable collection of paintings. Among them is a picture by Romney. When warned by the C.I.D. that he runs a risk of its being stolen, he pooh-poohs the idea; but the police are right.
Produced by DAVID H. GODFREY
The recorded broadcast of July 10, 1960, in the Light Programme


Story By: Edgar Wallace
Unknown: Norman Edwards
Unknown: Austin Trevor
Unknown: Richard Hurndall
Produced By: David H. Godfrey
Chief Superintendent Peter Hawes. C I D: Richard Hurndall
Assistant. Commissioner of Police,Scotland Yard': Austin Trevor
T T Tresser: John Hollis
Secretary: Daphne Green
Gallery Attendant: Ronald Sidney

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