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For Older Children
' Dangerous Waters '
A serial story in six parts by Jack Cox
3—' Mystery of the Muntjac '
Reader, Basil Jones
5.15 Musical Interlude followed by ' The Adventures of Deadline Donovan '
A serial play by W. B. Macmillan and Harold Ballantyne
3— 'The Gold Rush '
Produced by Kathleen Garscadden


Unknown: Jack Cox
Reader: Basil Jones
Play By: W. B. MacMillan
Play By: Harold Ballantyne
Produced By: Kathleen Garscadden
Charlie Currie, lift-man in the Mercury office: Leonard Maguire
Visitors to the Mercury office: Girl: Joan Fitzpatrick
Visitors to the Mercury office: Boy: Gordon MacDonald
Deadline Donovan, copy-boy: John Carlin
J B Tweed, the Editor: Douglas Robin
Steve Murray, chief reporter: Moultrie R . Kelsall
Children of Kintalloch village: Donald Fraser: Erne Morrison
Children of Kintalloch village: Kirsty Fraser: Joan Fitzpatrick
Children of Kintalloch village: Eppie Campbell: Lesley Fraser
Mrs Fraser: Nell Ballantyne
Hamish Gollatly, the dominie: David Mowat
Professor Jasper Gollatly, the dominie's brother: Bill Hill
Mrs Gollatly, the dominie's wife: Joan Fitzpatrick

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