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The Children's Hour

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'The Island in the Mist', No.1
'Great Grandfather's Legacy'; being the first of a new series of adventure plays written for the Children's Hour by Franklyn Kelsey
The Cast includes:
Franklyn Kelsey; Ivan Brandt; Harold Reese; John Rorke; Ivan Samson; Andrew Churchman; Edwin Ellis; Ralph Truman

This is to be the first of four wild adventure plays written round a man and his two sons, who start out for an unknown island in search of treasure.
Children who are no longer children in years will want to listen to it, remembering how much they enjoyed two sets of serial plays by Franklyn Kelsey a few years ago. They will call to mind Southward Ho, in which the characters were wrecked on a desert island, and The Shield of Macchus, in which a magic shield, from an old curiosity shop, was the cause of endless adventures.
And the local colour will be as vivid and real in the Island in the Mist as it was in Southward Ho, which is only is be expected from a playwright who is old sailor and has sailed round the I world.

Contributors

Unknown: Franklyn Kelsey
Unknown: Franklyn Kelsey
Unknown: Ivan Brandt
Unknown: Harold Reese
Unknown: John Rorke
Unknown: Ivan Samson
Unknown: Edwin Ellis
Unknown: Ralph Truman

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