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by L. P. Hartley
Adapted and produced as a serial in ten parts by Archie Campbell
2—' The Lion in the Path'
Pianist, Cicely Hoye
The action takes place at Anchorstone, an East Anglian resort, in 1905 Eustace and his sister Hilda are inseparable. Together they play on the Anchorstone sands where, one day, Eustace is horrified to find an anemone in the act of devouring a shrimp. Oblivious of the possible analogy between themselves and the tiny creatures in the pool, the children try to rescue the shrimp—but only succeed in destroying the anemone as well.
Hilda resents her brother's friendship with pretty little Nancy Steptoe , and at a picnic with the Steptoes makes an awkward scene. The storm is soon forgotten, and on the homeward drive brother and sister, perched side-by-side in the box-seat of the hired * growler,* exchange mutual protestations of undying affection.


Unknown: L. P. Hartley
Unknown: Archie Campbell
Pianist: Cicely Hoye
Unknown: Nancy Steptoe
Eustace: Jonathan Bailey
Hilda: Jennifer Tafler
Nancy Steptoe: Valerie Ost
Mr. Cherrington: Rolf Lefebvre
Miss Cherrington (Aunt Sarah): Betty Hardy
Miss Fothergill: Gladys Young
Miss Grimshaw: Joan Matheson
Miss Wauchope: Ella Milne
Minney: Molly Lumley
Narrator: Leigh Crutchley

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