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Return to Sula


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by Lavinia Derwent
Adapted for television by Clifford Hanley
Another story about the adventures of young Magnus Macduff and his friends on the remote Hebridean island of Sula. Specially featured are 'Whiskers', the seal, and 'Rory', Old Cowan's dog.

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Author: Lavinia Dekwent
Adapted by: Clifford Hanley
Designer: Jim Longmuir
Recorded by: James Guthrie
Film Editor: Aileen Forsyth
Photography: Stuart Wyld
Producer: Pharic MacLaren
Director: Bob McIntosh
Old Cowan: W.H.D. Joss
Magnus Macduff: Lachlan Campbell
Gran: Marjorie Thomson
Andrew Murray: Tony Calvin
Jinty: Alison Petrie
Ferret: Neal Fidelo
Tair: Joseph McKenna
Mrs Gillies: Eileen McCallum
Mr Tosh: David McKail
Mrs Reekie: Mary Riggans
Duke: Bryden Murdoch
Mr Skinnymalink: Brown Derby

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