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Practical help for the housewife.
Presented by Joan Gilbert.

Hats for Autumn, 1952
Violet Ellingham explains how Paris models are adapted to suit British tastes and pockets, and shows a selection of present-day fashions.

William Holt explains how a zip fastener works.

Coal Fires
A representative of the Coal Utilisation Council shows examples of the latest coal fires.

Children's Feet
A doctor sums up the main lessons to be learned from previous programmes.


Joan Gilbert
Item presenter (Hats for Autumn, 1952):
Violet Ellingham
Item presenter (Zip):
William Holt
Item presenter (Children's Feet):
A doctor [name uncredited]
Edited and produced by:
S. E. Reynolds

All about Animals
George Cansdale tells you about some more animals from the London Zoo, and shows them in the studio.

Men at Work: 3: The Blacksmith
Godfrey Baseley introduces a blacksmith, and shows a film about his work.
The film by courtesy of British Instructional Films

(to 17.35)


Presenter (All About Animals):
George Cansdale
Presenter (Men at Work):
Godfrey Baseley

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