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Stones of Engineering—Adventure VI
Half an-Hour's Travel


Told By: Edward Cbessy

: A Manx Programme

Conducted by T. H. Morrison
A Manx Farce by EDWIN LEWIS
The tenth of the Browns of Owdham Series
Cast :
Sarah and Bill are in Queen Mona's Hall of Fate, on Orchan Head. The Isle of Man's mystic three-legged charms are emblazoned on the walls, and under the blue velvet cover a significant bulge indicates Queen Mona's Crystal.
Bill sits very erect. Doubtless, the influence of sun has brought on his feverish desire to lift the magic curtain of the future. Sarah cannot imagine what has happened to him. But she is suspicious. Certainly, no Gipsy Queen will hold Bill's hand long in her presence.


Conducted By: T. H. Morrmon
Unknown: Lucky Bill
Unknown: Edwin Lewis
Sarah Brown: Hylda Metcalf
Bill Brown: E H Bridgstock
Queen Mona - The Crystal Gazer: Berenice Melford
An Elderly Gentleman: Graffington Myers
A Cheap Jack: Harold Cluff
A Refined Young Lady: Lucia Rogers
Timothy - The Manx Cat: Charles Nesbitt

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