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Pictures from the Past

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8.00 I "The Fall of the Bastille"
Scene: A first-floor room in Auberge de Gros Canon, Rue St Antoine, Paris.
Time: 14th July 1789

8.30 II "Old London"
Scene I. The Morning of September 1st, 1668.
The scene is the "Belle Sauvage" Yard (close to Ludgate). Mr. John Chapman, a middle-aged merchant, is awaiting the arrival of his niece from the country. He is talking to an Ostler. Arrival of the "Fortune" coach, bringing Dorothy Partridge, Mr. Chapman's niece.
After greetings, Dorothy and her uncle walk through the streets of London to the Chapmans' house in Mark Lane.
Scene II.
Evening of the same day. A room in Mr. Chapman's house. Mr. Chapman, his wife, and Dorothy are present, and later, John Penn, clerk to Mr. Chapman, is brought in to join in the singing.
Scene III.
Next Morning. The parlour in Mr. Chapman's house. Mr. and Mrs. Chapman and Dorothy are standing by the window discussing the Fire and occasionally exchanging remarks with passers-by, including Mr. Samuel Pepys.
Scene IV.
Two days later. The same parlour and the same characters. Preparations for flight. Arrival of news that the Fire has been got under control.

9.30 III "Bonnie Prince Charlie"
Scene I.
Glenfinnan, 1745. The raising of the standard.
Scene II.
Skye to Raasa, 1746. Farewell to the Isles.

Contributors

'Bastille' by: Alfred Whitman
'Bastille' by: Jack Vincent
'Bastille' - The Marquis de la Tour (An Aristocrat of Liberal views): Frank Randell
'Bastille' - M. Lappassat (A Banker of Pisa): Niel Curtis
'Bastille' - Robert Jackson (A Banker of London): J. H. Barnes
"Old London" by: L. F. Saltzman
"Old London" - John Chapman: Fewlass Llewellyn
"Old London" - Mistress Margery Chapman (His Wife): Mabel Tait
"Old London" - Dorothy Partridge (Their Niece): Olgar Undo
"Old London" - An Ostler (At the "Belle Sauvage"): J. E. Ronald
"Old London" - John Penn (Clerk to Mr Chapman): J. H. Barnes
"Old London" - Mr. Samuel Pepys: George Manship
"Old London" - Street-hawkers, Ballad-singers, Watermen, Shopkeepers, and Folk in the Streets: Cast
"Bonnie: Prince Charlie" by Alfred Whitman
"Bonnie: Prince Charlie" by and Jack Vincent.
"Bonnie Prince Charlie" - Prince Charles Edward Stuart: Langhorne Burton
"Bonnie Prince Charlie" - Ronald Macdonald of Kinloth Moidart: J. E. Ronald
"Bonnie Prince Charlie" - Cameron of Lochiel: Kenneth Black
"Bonnie Prince Charlie" - Macdonald of Kingsburgh: Kenneth Black
"Bonnie Prince Charlie" - Lewis Macdonald: J E Ronald
"Bonnie Prince Charlie" - Flora Macdonald: Gyp Chesworth
"Bonnie Prince Charlie" - Clansmen, etc.: Cast
Guide to the Pictures: Professor A. J. Ireland
Producer : R. E. Jeffrey
Sound Effects: Alfred Whitman
Sound Effects: Jack Vincent
Incidental Music: The Orchestra
Orchestra under the direction of: Dan Godfrey, Junr.

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2LO London, 1 September 1924 20.00






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