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A discussion between
R. C. Oldfield and John Maddison
The Cinema presents a number of problems in the field of the social sciences. Recently L'Association pour la Recherche Filmologique invited a number of psychologists, film technicians, and others to meet at the Sorbonne and discuss these problems.
R. C. Oldfield , Lecturer in General
Psychology at Oxford University, and John Maddison , an expert in the educational uses of the Cinema, were present at this first international conference of its kind, and tonight they talk about its implications


Unknown: R. C. Oldfield
Unknown: John Maddison
Unknown: R. C. Oldfield
Unknown: John Maddison


given by the Morley College Concerts Society
Margaret Ritchie (soprano)
Alfred Deller (counter-tenor)
Duncan Thomson (counter-tenor)
Peter Pears (tenor)
Robert Irwin (baritone)
Morley College Choir
New London Orchestra (Leader, Max Salpeter )
Walter Bergmann (harpsichord)
Geraint Jones (organ)
Conducted by Michael Tippett and Walter Goehr
Part 1
(Conducted by Walter Goehr )


Soprano: Margaret Ritchie
Soprano: Alfred Deller
Unknown: Duncan Thomson
Tenor: Peter Pears
Baritone: Robert Irwin
Leader: Max Salpeter
Harpsichord: Walter Bergmann
Harpsichord: Geraint Jones
Conducted By: Michael Tippett
Conducted By: Walter Goehr
Conducted By: Walter Goehr


I-Introduction by Christopher Sykes
For generations the British-both men and women-have felt the attraction of Arabia, whether as explorers, soldiers, administrators, tourists, or fugitives from a more elaborate civilisation. What is the nature of this attraction?
The series of talks that
Christopher Sykes introduces tonight will examine the question from various points of view-some speakers making deductions from their own experience, others examining the careers of exceptional personalities who have felt the Arabian spell.


Unknown: Christopher Sykes
Introduces: Christopher Sykes


Part 2
(Conducted by Michael Tippett )
From the Central Hall, Westminster


Conducted By: Michael Tippett


Comment and Action
8 — Goldoni's
Selections from the play with a commentary written and spoken by Frank Birch
Translation by Edward J. Dent Production by E. J. King Bull with Reginald Beckwith as Truffaldino


Spoken By: Frank Birch
Translation By: Edward J. Dent
Production By: E. J. King Bull
Unknown: Reginald Beckwith


on gramophone records sung by William Hess (tenor)
Accompanied by Robert Fizdale


Sung By: William Hess
Accompanied By: Robert Fizdale


A selection from the poem by James Thomson
Reader, Cecil Trouncer
Chosen by Christopher Hassall


Reader: James Thomson
Reader: Cecil Trouncer
Unknown: Christopher Hassall

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