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An old legend with a modern moral
Written by Larry Stephens
The Orchestra conducted by Wally Stott Production by Peter Eton


Written By: Larry Stephens
Conducted By: Wally Stott
Production By: Peter Eton
Horace Clabtrout: Charles Hawtrey
Fancy Jack: Harold Berens
Gloria Granger: Diana Decker
Man Mountain Greenery: Michael Balfour
Sid Wissler: Sydney Tafler
Maisie Bluebell: Pat Hayes
Mr Endicott: Kenneth Conner
George Clabtrout: Charles E Stidwill
Mum: Elsa Palmer
Dad: Sidney Monckton

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BBC Home Service Basic, 20 July 1953 19.30

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