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: The Adventures of the Swiss Family Robinson

Adapted for Broadcasting in Play Form by MURIEL A. LEVY.
Presented by EDWARD P. Genn
Episode 1: The Scene is on board ship.
THE man to whom we owe the book 'The Swiss Family Robinson' was a Swiss pastor. It is said that he told the story to his children, and after his death it was written down and published by one of his sons. It is certainly one of the most popular stories for the young, and it will probably remain so for all time.
The present adaptation to be broadcast from Liverpool is written by Miss Muriel Levy, and is in narrative play form. It is hoped that episodes from the book will be given during the Children's Hour from time to time.


Writer: Miss Muriel Levy
The Mother: Mrs Fred Wilkinson
The Father: J.P. Lambe
Ernest (the Elder Son): Frederick Franklin
Jack (the Younger Son): Olive Worthington

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