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A two and a half mile race for three-year-olds and upwards, with Gold Cup value 500 sovereigns with 10,000 sovereigns added to entry fees. Frank More O'Ferrall and Peter Dimmock help viewers follow events and identify the horses.

King Edward VII Stakes
A one and a half mile race, for three-year-olds only.
(to 16.10)


Commentator (Gold Cup):
Frank More O'Ferrall
Peter Dimmock
Commentator (King Edward VII Stakes):
Claude Harrison

by Leonid Andreyev.
Adapted for television from the translation by Judith Guthrie.
With Stanley Lawson, Betty Waite, Patrick Westwood and Mary Dean.
The action takes place in a circus in a provincial city in France
(Hector Ross appears by permission of London Film Productions, Ltd.)


Leonid Andreyev
Adapted for television from the translation by:
Judith Guthrie
Jan Bussell
Funny, a clown in Briquet's circus:
Antony Eustrel
Consuela, a bareback rider:
Viola Merrett
Count Mancini, Consuela's father:
Harold Scott
Briquet, the manager of the circus:
Richard Goolden
Zinaida, a lion tamer Briquet's unmarried wife:
Rosalinde Fuller
Alfred Bezano, a jockey and bareback rider:
Hector Ross
Jim Jackson, the chief clown:
Richard Afton
Tilly (musical clowns):
Richard Barclay
Polly (musical clowns):
Max Brent
Baron Regnard:
Raymond Rollett
A gentleman:
Nicholas Grimshaw
Stanley Lawson
Betty Waite
Patrick Westwood
Mary Dean

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