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: Techniques FILM PRODUCTION-1

A discussion on, and explanation of. how a film is made. Introducing the key personnel of an Ealing Studios film unit: including the associate producer, Ivor Montague; the director. Charles Crighton. and the script-writer. Walter Meade
Written and produced by the art director, Malcolm Baker-Smith


Unknown: Ivor Montague
Unknown: Charles Crighton.
Unknown: Walter Meade
Unknown: Malcolm Baker-Smith


A talk by Philip Toynbee


Talk By: Philip Toynbee


A fancy in gamut flatt
Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)
A voluntary ,
Thomas Weelkes (1577-1623)
Toccata in A minor
Matthew Locke (e. 1623-1677)
A voluntary for ye single organ
John Blow (1648-1708) played by Geraint Jones
From St. Mark's, North Audley Street


Unknown: Thomas Weelkes
Unknown: Matthew Locke
Unknown: John Blow
Played By: Geraint Jones
Played By: From St.

: Bernard Miles in 'THE DARK ISLAND'

A dramatic poem for broadcasting
Written by Henry Treece
Produced by Robert Gittings
Other parts played by Susan Richards, Frank Atkinson, Charles Lefeaux, Eric Lugg.Arthur Ridley
Music composed by Grace Williams played by the string section of the BBC Welsh Orchestra
Conductor, Mansel Thomas
(Andrew Cruickshank broadcasts by permission of Maurice Ostrer)
' Britain js a dark island.' The story of the Belgic king, Caratacus-his fruitless campaigns against the Roman invasion of Britain under the Emperor Claudius, and his lonely exile as a distinguished prisoner in Rome-Is a symbol of the individual overcome by the forces of efficient materially organised life, and one that has many imaginative parallels with the present time


Written By: Henry Treece
Produced By: Robert Gittings
Played By: Susan Richards
Played By: Frank Atkinson
Played By: Charles Lefeaux
Played By: Eric Lugg.
Unknown: Arthur Ridley
Composed By: Grace Williams
Conductor: Mansel Thomas
First narrator: Carleton Hobbs
Second narrator: Lockwood West
Third narrator: Julian Somers
An agitator: Basil Dignam
Caratacus, King of the Belgae: Bernard Miles
Madoc,the bard: Esmé Percy
Cartismandua, Queen of Brigantia: Susan Richmond
A singing woman: Ceinwen Rowlands
Claudius, Emperor of Rome: Andrew Cruickshank

: Strasbourg Music Festival: Requiem

by Berlioz
Georges Jouatte (tenor),
La Chorale de la Cathedrale de Strasbourg
Les Choeurs de St. Guillaume
L'Orchestre Municipal de Strasbourg
L'Orchestre de la Radiodiffusion de Strasbourg
Conducted by Charles Münch
From Strasbourg Cathedral


Tenor: Georges Jouatte
Conducted By: Charles Munch


Talk by Mark Abrams
The speaker, a social statistician, discusses the exact meaning of this much used phrase and the evidence on the following questions: Is our standard of living falling at this moment? Is it falling for all classes of the population or only for some? What is the . effect of Government policy, and particularly of taxation?


Talk By: Mark Abrams


Oda Slobodskaya (soprano)
Frederick Stone (accompanist)
Zorian String Quartet


Soprano: Oda Slobodskaya
Accompanist: Frederick Stone


Short story by Rhys Davies
Read by Laidman Browne


Story By: Rhys Davies
Read By: Laidman Browne

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