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RHYTHM AND MELODY, by Doris Gould
11.20 SCIENCE AND THE COMMUNITY. ' Fresh Food from Abroad.' Script by F. Le Gros Clark. (BBC recording)
A programme about the refrigerator ships that enable us to grow some of our food in distant lands
11.40 INTERMEDIATE GERMAN. Es spukt in diesem Hause! Eine Gespenstergeschichte. Text von
Milo Sperber

Contributors

Unknown:
Doris Gould
Script By:
F. Le Gros Clark.
Unknown:
Milo Sperber

Introduced by Leslie Mitchell
This week's edition includes:
'Cinequiz': Critics v. Filmgoers
' Star at Home': Hugh Williams
Scenes from two American films on the problem of race prejudice -the Twentieth Century-Fox picture ' Pinky ' starring Jeanne Crain , Ethel Barrymore , Ethel Waters , and William Lundigan , and the United Artists picture ' Home of the Brave' starring James Edwards , Jeff Corey , and Frank Lovejoy
Script by Michael Storm Produced by Pat Osborne

Contributors

Introduced By:
Leslie Mitchell
Unknown:
Hugh Williams
Unknown:
Jeanne Crain
Unknown:
Ethel Barrymore
Unknown:
Ethel Waters
Unknown:
William Lundigan
Unknown:
James Edwards
Unknown:
Jeff Corey
Unknown:
Frank Lovejoy
Script By:
Michael
Produced By:
Pat Osborne

NATURE STUDY. 'Hands and Feet,' by Philip Eggleton. How the limbs of animals are adapted for different uses

2.15 HISTORY 11. 'Votes for Women.' Script by Jo Manton The programme tells something of the story of the early 'suffragette' agitations, and of the way in which women were admitted at last to the full duties and privileges of citizenship.

2.40 ENGLISH FOR UNDER-NINES. 'Snowflower and the Magic Chair': the first of two stories adapted from Frances Browne 's book 'Granny's Wonderful Chair'

3.0 PROSE AND VERSE READINGS.
'Let us now praise famous men.' Carleton Hobbs reads a passage from Ecclesiasticus, and 'I think continually of those who were truly great,' by Stephen Spender

Contributors

Unknown:
Philip Eggleton.
Script By:
Jo Manton
Unknown:
Frances Browne
Unknown:
Carleton Hobbs
Unknown:
Stephen Spender

A weekly programme about work in the world of science
'The Electron in Harness' by Sir Edward Appleton , F.R.S., Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Edinburgh
Sir Edward Appleton makes the hundredth anniversary of the birth of John Ambrose Fleming , the radio pioneer and inventor, the occasion for a review of the enormously wide fields of electrical invention that have been opened up by the application of the thermionic valve.

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir Edward Appleton
Unknown:
Sir Edward Appleton
Unknown:
John Ambrose Fleming

BBC Home Service Basic

About BBC Home Service

BBC Home Service is a radio channel that started transmitting on the 1st September 1939 and ended on the 29th September 1967.

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