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A programme for those interested in brushing up their French
Script by Marguerite Dasnieres
Richard Sterling , shortly arrived in Paris, has experienced difficulty in getting a suitable room at a cheap hotel. The worst trouble, he finds, is inadequate plumbing and people who use the lift late at night. So he turns to Francoise for help.
L'ascenseur, the lift; vous avez bien dormi? have you slept well?; je voudrais changer de chambre, / would like to change my room; silencieux, silent; empecher, to prevent; se servir de, to use; la chasse d'eau, flush: je regrette, I'm sorry; la chambre pour deux personnes, double room; la salle de bain, bathroom; nous pourrions vous faire un prix, we could offer you special terms; deranger, to disturb; tout au bout du couloir, right at the end of the corridor; entendu, certainly, agreed.


Script By: Marguerite Dasnieres
Unknown: Richard Sterling
Commentator: Stanley MacKenzie
Richard Sterling: Richard Bebb
Caissiere: Sonia Windsor
Directeur: Rene Leplat
Franchise Leclerc: Paule Deglon
Caissier: Jean Driant

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