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For Children of Most Ages
' The Secret Journey '
A serial play in four parts adapted by Rosemary Weir from her book of the same name
2-' People are so Kind '
Also taking part:
Denis Raymond and Genefer Elliot
Produced by Mollie Austin
5.40 Exploring Forests in North America
Four travel talks by John Usborne
2-' Hurricanes, Caterpillars,
Porcupines, Beavers,
Blueberries, and Bears '
Hurricanes in Nova Scotia, especially Hurricane Edna, are called ' blowdowns ' -and they do. Caterpillars can be coped with from helicopters. Porcupines are destructive but beavers do a lot of good. As for Blueberry Pie, 0 my! (if you can keep the deer out); and about the bears you needn't worry, they have no cares and (even when upside down in dust-bins) are never in a hurry.


Adapted By: Rosemary Weir
Unknown: Denis Raymond
Unknown: Genefer Elliot
Produced By: Mollie Austin
Unknown: John Usborne
David: William Simons
Fenella: Barbara Leigh-Hunt
Ronny: Ysanne Churchman
Bill: J Barrie
Stan Lovell: Harold Reese
Farmer: Basil Jones
Mr Broughton: Basil Jones
Lady Trelogan: Joyce Worsley
Bassett: Francis Lunt
Lord Trelogan: Dudley Rolph

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