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A series of films from all over the world about our astonishing planet and the creatures that live on it.

The first successful American ascent of Everest took place in 1963. Ten years previously Everest had been conquered for the first time by the British Expedition led by Col. John Hunt. The Americans, however, achieved the distinction of being the first to film from the summit itself.
A National Geographic Special
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(Colour)

Contributors

Narrator:
Orson Welles
Producer:
Norman G. Dyrenfurth

Starring The Mitchell Minstrels
with John Boulter, Dai Francis, Tony Mercer
also starring Margaret Savage, The Television Toppers, Delia Wicks, Don Cleaver, Penny Jewkes, Les Rawlings, Sheila Bernette, Lyn and Graham McCarthy

(The Black and White Minstrel Show is appearing at the Victoria Palace, London, and at the Opera House, Manchester; Leslie Crowther is appearing in "Let Sleeping Wives Lie" at the Garrick Theatre, London)
(Colour)

Contributors

Singers/Dancers:
The Mitchell Minstrels
Singer:
John Boulter
Singer:
Dai Francis
Singer:
Tony Mercer
Compere:
Leslie Crowther
Singer:
Margaret Savage
Dancers:
The Television Toppers
Dancer:
Delia Wicks
Singer:
Don Cleaver
Singer/Dancer:
Penny Jewkes
Singer:
Les Rawlings
Comedienne:
Sheila Bernette
Singer/guitarist:
Lyn McCarthy
Singer/guitarist:
Graham McCarthy
Dance direction:
Roy Gunson
Vocal arrangements/Orchestra conducted by:
George Mitchell
Orchestrations:
Alan Bristow
Orchestra leader:
Freddie Clayton
Orchestra conducted by:
Eric Robinson
Settings:
Martin Collins
Devised and produced by:
George Inns

A duel of words and wit between Michael Flanders with Iris Ashley, Dudley Foster and Patrick Campbell with Nicole Maurey, Michael Aspel.
Referee, Robert Robinson

(Colour)

Contributors

Team captain:
Michael Flanders
Panellist:
Iris Ashley
Panellist:
Dudley Foster
Team captain:
Patrick Campbell
Panellist:
Nicole Maurey
Panellist:
Michael Aspel
Referee:
Robert Robinson
Devised by:
Mark Goodson
Devised by:
Bill Todman
Producer:
Johnny Downes

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