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: The Last Curtain

In this film a receiver of stolen jewellery, posing as an actor-manager, falls out with a gangster who works for him.
(to 16.05)

: The Happiest Days of Your Life

A farce by John Dighton.
[Starring] Hermione Baddeley, Denys Blakelock, Alan Wheatley
The action takes place at Hilary Hall, a preparatory school for boys; St. Swithin's School (for girls) is also involved.


Author: John Dighton
Producer: Stephen Harrison
Dick Tassell: Digby Wolfe
Rainbow: Fred Essex
Mr. Billings: Alan Wheatley
Mr. Pond: Denys Blakelock
Miss Whitchurch: Hermione Baddeley
Miss Gossage: Marjorie Gresley
Hopcroft minor: Robin Netscher
Barbara Cahoun: Jill Gibbs
Joyce Harper: Isabel Dean
The Rev. E. Peck: Graveley Edwards
Mrs. Peck: Hilda Davies
Edgar Sowter: Charles Cullum
Mrs. Sowter: Una Venning

: News

(sound only)
(to 22.20)

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