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An adaptation in eight parts by Winifred Carey of ' The Thirty-Nine Steps ' and ' Mr. Standfast' by John Buchan
1—' The Man who Died '
Other parts played by A. F. Wicking , Frank Eynstone and Donald Gladdle
Produced by Donald McLean in the BBC's Scottish studios
' I'd been a mining engineer in South Africa. My parents were Scots, and when they died I decided to return to the Old Country. I arrived in the early summer of 1914 and I don't mind admitting that from the first I was disappointed. I didn't seem to " fit in " anywhere, the weather made me liverish and I couldn't get enough exercise. Little did I think that in the next few weeks I was to get enough excitement and exercise to last a lifetime. It all began on the night I was fitting the key into the door of my flat in Portland Place. Suddenly I found a little man beside me.... '


Winifred Carey
John Buchan
Played By:
A. F. Wicking
Played By:
Frank Eynstone
Played By:
Donald Gladdle
Produced By:
Donald McLean
Derek Walker
Ian Gilmour
Johnny Kelly
Sir Harry:
Harold Wightman
Tom Fleming
Bryden Murdoch

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