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Script by Robert Turley
Gordon Wallace told Mrs. Dale about a possible house for Bob and Jenny. Mrs. Dale told Bob but made him promise not to tell Jenny in case she should be disappointed if they didn't get the house. Bob didn't know whether he should accept any financial help from his mother. Mrs. Freeman was not happy after moving out of her flat into Mrs. Morgan's rooms.


Script By: Robert Turley
Unknown: Gordon Wallace
Mrs Dale: Ellis Powell
Dr Dale: James Dale
Bob Dale: Leslie Heritage
Sally Lane: Margaret Ward
Mrs Freeman: Dorothy Lane
Mrs Morgan: Grace Allardyce
Jenny Dale: Julia Braddock
Gwen Owen: Aline Waites
David Owen: John Graham
Mrs Owen: Hilda Bayley
Richard Fulton: Norman Chidgey
Mrs Mountford: Vivienne Chatterton
Dotty Cook: Joan Duan
Dr Meredith: William Fox
Barney Chapman: Deryck Guyler
Mrs Leathers: Hattie Jacques
Elsie Freeman: Betty Hardy
Mrs Matthews: Kathleen Helme
Kate: Molly Rankin
Julian Demauncey: John Graham

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