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Sister, Dear Sister


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Many might think that
Emily's life - shadowed as it is by an attractive elder sister - is an unhappy one. But even at 78, there's no giving up ...
Written by George Baker.
Music Grant Hossack. Director Jane Morgan Stereo (R)


Written By: George Baker.
Music: Grant Hossack.
Emily: Valerie Sarruf
Margery: Angharad Rees
Albert Henshaw: Peter Baldwin
Mrs Watson: Barbara Atkinson
WPC Good: Caroline Gruber
John Griggs: Paul Sirr
Cecil Aston: Andrew Seear
Mr Watson: Frederick Treves
Morgue attendant/Waiter: Ken Cumberlidge
Mrs Brooks: Joanna MacKie
Roland: Simon Cuff
Doctor: Ian Thompson

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