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Told by an Angel
5-Samson and Ruth
Carleton Hobbs
Clive Baxter
Muriel Pavlow
Sheila Borrett
Atholl Fleming
(By permission of O'Bryan, Linnit and Dunfee)
Jillian Sandlands
Hugh Gee
Written and produced by Geoffrey Dearmer
This afternoon the two children, Mark and Prudence, will be introduced by two well-contrasted Biblical characters. In the garden where they habitually meet their friend the Angel, they will learn about Samson and Ruth. The Angel (using the Revised Version of the Old Testament) will introduce them to that ' humorous giant' who for all his violence seldom loses the reader's sympathy and admiration. There will be time to deal with the whole-of Ruth, an exquisite pastoral which sings rather than speaks for itself, and which established for ever one of the noblest characters in literature. The Angel will bring the scenes to life dramatically, and do his best to answer the children's questions.


Unknown: Carleton Hobbs
Unknown: Clive Baxter
Unknown: Muriel Pavlow
Unknown: Sheila Borrett
Unknown: Atholl Fleming
Unknown: Jillian Sandlands
Produced By: Geoffrey Dearmer

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