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For Younger Children
Meet the Penguins: 3: Father's and Mother's Day Out
Story by J. M. Smith Wright.

Painting in Oils
Mervyn Levy gives you some more ideas for painting portraits.

Fun and Games
With the help of some friends Bill Latto shows a selection of games that can be played in the holidays.


Writer (Meet the Penguins):
J. M. Smith Wright
Pictures (Meet the Penguins):
Sam Williams
Pictures (Meet the Penguins):
Elizabeth Williams
Music (Meet the Penguins):
John Hooper
Music played by (Meet the Penguins):
James Turner
Voices (Meet the Penguins):
Barbara Trevor
Voices (Meet the Penguins):
Kenneth Connor
Special effects (Meet the Penguins):
Alfred Davis
Special effects (Meet the Penguins):
Douglas Mair
Presented by (Meet the Penguins):
Johnny Downes
Artist/presenter (Painting in Oils):
Mervyn Levy
Presenter (Fun and Games):
Bill Latto

With the help of television outside broadcast cameras Professor Stuart Piggott and Richard Atkinson of Edinburgh University show Glyn Daniel the results of their excavation of the West Kennet Long Barrow, one of the largest and best-known prehistoric burial mounds in Britain.
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Professor Stuart Piggott
Richard Atkinson
Glyn Daniel
Devised and produced by:
Paul Johnstone

Dave King introduces new artists in his Showcase: Barbara Law, The Gay Batchelors, The Treble Tones, Billy Dainty, Steve Race and his Orchestra.

(Dave King is appearing in 'Talk of the Town' at the Adelphi Theatre, London; Billy Dainty is at Butlin's Hotel, Margate)


Dave King
Barbara Law
The Gay Batchelors
The Treble Tones
Billy Dainty
Steve Race and his Orchestra
Albert Stevenson

A film re-creation of Paris in the era before 1914.
Among the famous people seen are Monet, Renoir, Gide, Mistinguett, Bernhardt, Carpentier, Colette, and Melba.
English adaptation by John Mason Brown.
English commentary spoken by Monty Woolley.
(Previously televised on July 14, 1954)


Pierre Braunberger
Guy Bernard
English Adaptation:
John Mason Brown
Monty Woolley

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