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The Legend of Pepito


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A folk tale by Ted Allan.
Based on a short story by B. Traven.
[Starring] Sam Wanamaker

The action of the play takes place in a village in Mexico.
(Wolfe Morris is appearing in "The Teahouse of the August Moon" at Her Majesty's Theatre, London)


Writer: Ted Allan
Based on a short story by: B. Traven
Producer: Alvin Rakoff
Designer: John Cooper
Emilio: Wolfe Morris
Umberto Martinez: Harold Kasket
Diego Vidal: John Sharplin
Father Francisco: Roger Delgado
Pepe: Sam Wanamaker
Senor Gonzales: Alexander Gauge
Mr. Winthrop: Harry Towb
Jeannie: Jacqueline Hill
Jose: Neville Crabbe
Dolores: Margot van Der Burgh
Angelica: Olivia Irving
Doctor: Ralph Nossek
Guitarist: William Thomson

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The Legend of Pepito

BBC Television, 5 June 1955 20.30

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