by Max Beerbohm.
The scene: The drawing-room of Tommy Dixon's London flat
The time: An evening before the first world war
See 'Television Diary' on page 15
The Duchess of Huntington:
The Earl of Amersham:
The Countess of Amersham:
Tonight's film shows the ancestral home of two families whose fortunes were joined in the sixteenth century by the marriage of Dorothy Vernon to John Manners. The legend of this romance and the earlier history of Peveril of the Peak are retold in this account of Haddon Hall.
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