Albert Frisby, Hansom Cabman, Alf, the Shrimper and Jack Smith, Tomato Seller
Once again J.C. Cannell brings before the camera three grand characters from the London streets. Alf, the shrimper, is a well-known Cockney figure in South London. Wearing his blue Jersey, he will tell viewers about his work, which consists of selling shrimps from a barrow.
Albert Frisby is one of the three hansom cabmen left in London. He has been a cabby for fifty years or so and is a familiar figure to West Enders.
Jack Smith is stout, grey-haired, and altogether venerable in appearance. He claims to be the first man to sell tomatoes in the street in England. This claim is not fantastic. For Jack Smith has sold fruit and vegetables in the street for more than fifty years, and tomatoes, although introduced into this country in the sixteenth century, have been a popular food for less than sixty years.
Teddy Brown, Xylophone
"An American in Paris" - A choreographic interpretation by Bowyer and Ravell to the music of George Gershwin
The BBC Television Orchestra
Leader, Boris Pecker
Conductor, Hyam Greenbaum
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