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: Java Head

A film of the days of sailing ships, with Anna May Wong, Elizabeth Allan, Ralph Richardson, John Loder, and Edmund Gwenn in the chief parts.
(to 16.10)


Princess Taou Yuen: Anna May Wong
Nettie Volar: Elizabeth Allan
William Ammidon: Ralph Richardson
Gerrit Ammidon: John Loder
Jeremy Ammidon: Edmund Gwenn

: The Embassy Club's 'Copa' Revue

with Tommy Trinder and Anthony Hayes, Peter Glover, Deda Pamara, Lucilla Gay, Susanne, Johnny, and Anne, The 'Copa' Girls, Ronnie Pleydell and his Orchestra.


Comedian: Tommy Trinder
Performer: Anthony Hayes
Performer: Peter Glover
Performer: Deda Pamara
Performer: Lucilla Gay
Performers: Susanne, Johnny, and Anne
Performers: The 'Copa' Girls
Musicians: Ronnie Pleydell and his Orchestra
Lyrics: Michael Treford
Music: Curtis Shelley
Dances and Ensembles: Joan Davis
Production devised and directed by : Carl Hyson
Settings: James Bould
Presented for television by: Michael Mills

: How Are We Doing?

The Central Office of Information has just published a popular abbreviated version of the Treasury's economic survey for 1949. J.F. Horrabin and Margaret Horrabin take the salient points and illustrate them by means of charts and diagrams.


Presenter: J.F. Horrabin
Presenter: Margaret Horrabin

: News

(sound only)
(to 22.15)

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