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Introduced by Jeanne Heal.

Mrs. Geoffrey Fisher discusses the work of the voluntary Children's Societies.

Geraldine and Mary Peppin play two pianos.

Dress Designing
Valerie Hobson gives advice on designing your own clothes.

Situation Vacant
Joyce Grenfell in an original sketch tries her best to solve the problem of help in the home.

Old Furniture
F. Knowles Brown describes how to choose and look after antique furniture.

Marguerite Patten demonstrates two cold-weather dishes, a curry and a hot lemon sweet.

(to 16.00)


Jeanne Heal
Interviewee (Interview):
Mrs. Geoffrey Fisher (Rosamond Fisher)
Pianist (Music):
Geraldine Peppin
Pianist (Music):
Mary Peppin
Item presenter (Dress Designing):
Valerie Hobson
Comedienne (Situation Vacant):
Joyce Grenfell
Item presenter (Old Furniture):
F. Knowles Brown
Cook (Cooking):
Marguerite Patten
S. E. Reynolds

A documentary programme for television
Written and produced by Michael Barry

Among those taking part are: Basil Dawson, Una Venning, Andrew Osborn, Edgar K. Bruce, Ronald Adam, Richard Shayne, Royden Godfrey, Paul Martin, Richard Pearson, John Gabriel, Victor Platt, Stuart Latham, Nigel Beard, Eric Taylor, Dale Rogers, Sheila Raynor, Marguerite Young

Acknowledgements are due to Dr. Douglas Guthrie, F.K.C.S.Bd., F.R.S.E.,
Dr. Ronald MacKeith, D.M.(Oxford), M.R.C.P., and the Scientific Film Society; the Dean of the Medical College and the Governors and Staff of St. Bartholomew's Hospital; and the Wellcome Historical Medical Museum, for help and guidance in the preparation of this programme.
(See article on page 40)


Michael Barry
Bruce Belfrage
Stephen Bundy
Dr. Douglas Guthrie, F.K.C.S.Bd., F.R.S.E
Dr. Ronald MacKeith, D.M. (Oxford), M.R.C.P.
Basil Dawson
Una Venning
Andrew Osborn
Edgar K. Bruce
Ronald Adam
Richard Shayne
Royden Godfrey
Paul Martin
Richard Pearson
John Gabriel
Victor Platt
Stuart Latham
Nigel Beard
Eric Taylor
Dale Rogers
Sheila Raynor
Marguerite Young

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