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: Newsreel

(Composite edition)
(to 12.00)

: Racing from Hurst Park

A further visit to the Hurst Park Racecourse to see two of the afternoon's principal races.
(to 14.30)


Commentator: Peter Dimmock
Race-reader: Peter O'Sullevan
Race-reader: Robert Haynes
Paddock commentator: Clive Graham

: Caught in the Act

A comedy film with Henry Armetta.
(to 15.55)


Mike Ripportella: Henry Armetta

: For the Children: A Chump at Oxford

A Laurel and Hardy comedy film.
(to 18.30)


Stan: Stan Laurel
Ollie: Oliver Hardy

: All at Sea

A film about the Island of Seals, in the South Atlantic.
Commentary written by Eric Bingham and spoken by Alvar Lidell.


Commentary written by: Eric Bingham
Narrator: Alvar Lidell

: The Inch Man: 3: Cocktail Hour

The adventures of a hotel detective, by Lester Powell.
(Second Series)
[Starring] Robert Ayres
with Margot Grahame as Dixie McCabe


Writer: Lester Powell
Settings: Richard R. Greenough
Production: Douglas Moodie
Stephen Inch: Robert Ayres
Dixie McCabe: Margot Grahame
Hubert Voyce: Campbell Cotts
George Packer: Hamlyn Benson
Miss Bromsgrove: Joan Harben
Fleetwood: Noel Howlett
Cherry: Faith Bailey
Pollen: Harry Quashie

: Christmas Carols

A Canadian film.

: Cinderella

From the Hippodrome Theatre, Dudley.

(See top of page)

The First Televised Pantomime from the Midlands
Presented by S.H. Newsome at The Hippodrome Theatre, Dudley
(by arrangement with Bob and Maurice Kennedy)
The cast includes:
George Moon, The Cox Twins, Joan Burden, Billy Matchett, Audrey Jeans, Billy Nelson, Chuck O'Neill, Roy Jefferies, Viki Emra, Billy Morris
The London Quartette; The Great Alexandra Troupe; Miss Malta's Dog Revue; Sir Garrard Tyrwhill Drake's Royal Cream Ponies; The 16 Eileen Rogan Babes; Corps de ballet of 24
At 8.50


Presented by: S.H. Newsome
Producer: Jack Phillips
Dances arranged by: Lisa Brionda
Augmented Orchestra directed by: Edmond Welch
Presented for television by: Richard Afton
Performer: George Moon
Performers: The Cox Twins
Performer: Joan Burden
Performer: Billy Matchett
Performer: Audrey Jeans
Performer: Billy Nelson
Performer: Chuck O'Neill
Performer: Roy Jefferies
Performer: Viki Emra
Performer: Billy Morris
Performers: The London Quartette
Performers: The Great Alexandra Troupe
Dog act: Miss Malta's Dog Revue
Pony act: Sir Garrard Tyrwhill Drake's Royal Cream Ponies
Performers: The 16 Eileen Rogan Babes

: Newsreel

(Friday's edition repeated)

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