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The Story of the Silver Skates

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starring
Eleanor Parker
Richard Basehart John Gregson Cyril Ritchard with Robin Askwith
In December the annual ice-skating race takes place, an event looked forward to by all the young people, not least by Hans who wants to win the coveted prize-a pair of silver skates.
This lavishly staged musical film, set in Holland in the middle of the last century, tells the story of the poor Brinker family and young Hans who is trying to raise money to help his ailing father.
Based on a book by MARY MAPES DODGE Music and lyrics by MOOSE CHARLAP Director BOB SCHEERER
Produced by MMM Production Company in co-operation with NBC

Contributors

Unknown: Eleanor Parker
Unknown: Richard Basehart
Unknown: John Gregson
Unknown: Cyril Ritchard
Unknown: Robin Askwith
Book By: Mary Mapes
Director: Bob Scheerer
Produced By: Mmm Production
Raff Brinker: John Gregson
Dame Brinker: Eleanor Parker
Hans Brinker: Robin Askwith
Gretel Brinker: Roberta Tovey
Dr Boekman: Richard Basehart
Mr Kleef: Cyril Ritchard
Annie Bouman: Sheila Whitmill

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The Story of the Silver Skates

BBC One London, 31 December 1971 15.50






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