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: For the Children

Custer's Last Stand: 15: Custer's Last Ride

3.20 Orpheus in the Underworld
A film of Offenbach's Overture played by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra.

3.30 Land of the Kangaroo
An interesting travel film about Australia.
(to 16.00)


Musicians (Orpheus in the Underworld): Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

: Les Enfants du Paradis: Part 1

Marcel Carne's French film televised in two parts.
Five years later
Part 2: tomorrow at 7.15


Director: Marcel Carne
Frederick Lemaitre: Pierre Brasseur
Stage doorkeeper: Leon Larive
Garance: Arletty
Lacenaire: Marcel Herrand
Avril: Fabien Loris
Jericho: Pierre Renoir
Anselme Deburau: Etienne Decroux
Baptiste Deburau: Jean-Louis Barrault
Manager of the Funambuies: Pierre Palau
Nathalie: Maria Casares
Hairdresser: Jeanne Dussol
Director of the Funambules: Marcel Peres
Scarpia Barigni: Albert Remy
Madame Hermine: Jeanne Marken
Blind Man: Gaston Modot
Le Comte de Montray: Louis Salon
First dandy: Jacques Castelot
Second dandy: Jean Gold
Bank messenger: Guy Favieres
Inspector of Police: Paul Frankeur
First theatregoer: Lucienne Vigier
Second theatregoer: Cynette Quero
Stage doorkeeper: Gustave Hamilton
Director of the Theatre: Rognoni
First author: Auguste Boverie
Second author: Paul Demange
Third author: Jean Diener
Gendarme: Louis Florencie
Marie: Marcelle Monthil
Celestin: Robert Dhery
Ticket-seller: Lucien Walter
Baptiste Junior: Jean-Pierre Delmon
Iago: Jean Lanier
Third dandy: Raphael Patorni
Turkish bath attendant: Habib Benglia

: Hindle Wakes

(Second performance: for details see Sunday at 8.30)

: News

(sound only)
(to 22.45)

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