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A film in the series produced by the National Broadcasting Company of America and the U.S. Navy with the assistance of the Admiralty, and using film from both Allied and enemy sources.

The desperate last stand of the Japanese in the Philippines and the failure to stop the Allied liberation of Manila, Bataan, and Corregidor.
Film introduced by Michael Lewis, Professor of History at the Royal Naval College, Greenwich.
(Previously televised on March 23)


Michael Lewis

Tai-lu Talking
Another episode in the travels of a magic Siamese cat.
Devised and told by Shelagh Fraser and Billy Thatcher.

Decorating London Streets
Sir Hugh Casson talks again about decorating London streets for the Coronation, and discusses plans with James Gardner and Reginald Jeffryes.

Cal McCord
The popular cowboy with Ladybird.
(Cal McCord is appearing in 'Dangerous Curves' at the Garrick Theatre, London)

(to 17.45)


Devised and told by (Tai-lu Talking):
Shelagh Fraser
Devised and told by (Tai-lu Talking):
Billy Thatcher
Illustrator (Tai-lu Talking):
Janet Grahame Johnstone
Illustrator (Tai-lu Talking):
Anne Grahame Johnstone
Musical comments (Tai-lu Talking):
Donald Swann
Presenter (Decorating London Streets):
Sir Hugh Casson
Speaker (Decorating London Streets):
James Gardner
Speaker (Decorating London Streets):
Reginald Jeffryes
Cal McCord

by Godfrey Harrison.
[Starring] Desmond Walter-Ellis


Godfrey Harrison
Incidental music:
Harold Smart
Settings Designer:
Richard Henry
Graeme Muir
The Commentator:
Godfrey Harrison
Reggie Little:
Desmond Walter-Ellis
Pauline Dear, his secretary:
Sheila McCormack
Maynard Withering, his boss:
Richard Caldicot
Miss Rvles:
Pauline Loring
Oona Dangerfield:
Ann Greenland
Neville Bane:
Arthur Ridley
First waiter:
Alan Rolfe
Second waiter:
Anthony Creighton
Third waiter:
Leslie Godfrey
Margaret Withering:
Genine Graham
Hugh Livermore:
Eric Messiter
Mrs. Copperbelt:
Sheila Raynor
Leonard Bane:
Dennis Chinnery
Angela Bane:
Rosemary Dorkin

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