Jeanne Heal shows how lip-reading and sign language can help the deaf and hard of hearing to take their place in the world.
Joe Hatton of St. Helens, deaf and blind since he was four years old, shows what training has done for him.
Produced by S. E. Reynolds with the co-operation of the National Institute for the Deaf
See 'Television Diary' on page 14
A farcical comedy by Vernon Sylvaine.
[Starring] Jack Buchanan
with Dorothy Dickson and David Hutcheson.
A special performance before an invited audience at the Garrick Theatre, London.
(By arrangement with Jack Buchanan)
Mr. Bentley is an accountant, sober and highly respectable, leading a blameless life and one that would be humdrum if it were not for his family. His wife was once on the stage and still hankers after the bright lights; his daughters are wildly individual. Patricia has married an Existentialist playwright and dresses the part; Gwendoline is sobbingly in love with a crooner whose speciality is making people cry. Mr. Bentley finds them rather a trial. He tries reason, expostulation, and even threatens to walk out on them - all to no avail. And then the German psychiatrist, who has been hired for a very different purpose, offers Mr. Bentley some advice. He takes it and among the results is a hilarious scene in which, with that debonair touch only Jack Buchanan can assume so agreeably, he sings the theme-song of all cloying crooners, the cheerful little ditty called "Cry."
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