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Twenty-six films produced by the National Broadcasting Company of America and the U.S. Navy with the assistance of the Admiralty, using film from both allied and enemy sources.

How the Allies neutralised Rabaul, the base that was the Japanese stranglehold on the Pacific.
Film introduced by Michael Lewis, Professor of History at the Royal Naval College, Greenwich.
(Previously televised on December 8)


Film introduced by:
Professor Michael Lewis

The Adventures of Mr. and Mrs. Mumbo
Drawn by Reginald Jeffryes

Sidney Harrison tells you more about playing the piano.

Nature Detectives
Wilfred Booth suggests how you can discover for yourself the habits of wild birds, animals, and plants. Today he talks about making nesting boxes.

(to 17.40)


Illustrator (The Adventures of Mr. and Mrs. Mumbo):
Reginald Jeffryes
Sidney Harrison
Presenter (Nature Detectives):
Wilfred Booth

A fortnightly review of films.
Introduced by John Fitzgerald.
The programme includes scenes from:
'The Crimson Pirate' (Warner Bros.); 'It's a Big Country' (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer);
'Decameron Nights' (Film Locations-Eros); 'Against all Flags' (Universal International); 'Escape Route' (Eros); 'The Prisoner of Zenda' (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer)


John Fitzgerald
Melissa Wood
Presented by:
W. Farquharson-Small

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