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A new serial in three stories and thirteen parts by JON ROLLASON and Keith WILLIAMS with Keith Barron and Penelope Lee
THIRD STORY (in four parts)
2: Down Came a Very Black Bird
The influence of an 'arty' group seems to threaten Bugs's marriage. After meeting Tarrant and the poet Ragimbeau at the Centre, Douglas fears that Penny may fall for the set-up. Mrs. Ragimbeau gave a warning and conveniently died.


Unknown: Jon Rollason
Unknown: Keith Williams
Unknown: Keith Barron
Unknown: Penelope Lee
Produced By: Keith Williams
Douglas Shemley: Keith Barron
Penelope Shemley: Penelope Lee
Tony Gaunt: Bernard Brown
Bugs Bushill: Hugh Dickson
Sybil Bushill: Freda Dowie
Nelson Tarrant: Walter Fitzgerald
Charles Ragimbeau: Noei Holett
Maggie: Margaret Robertson
Taffy: Anthony Hall
Inspector: Preston Lockwood

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