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A short story by Hallam Tennyson
Read by Michael Hordern


Read By: Michael Hordern


The Virtuoso Chamber Ensemble


Drawn from the recorded voices of Robert Flaherty and Sir Michael Balcon , Michael Bell
Ernestine Evans , Frances Flaherty
Pieter Freuchen , Lillian Gish
Oliver St. John Gogarty
John Grierson , John Huston
Denis Johnston , Sir Alexander Korda
Oliver Lawson Dick , Henri Matisse
Pat Mullen , Sir Edward Peacock
(Continued in next column)
Dido Renoir , Jean Renoir
Paul Rotha ,
Sabu Sir Stephen Tallents
Virgil Thomson. Orson Welles
Narrator, Duncan McIntyre
Devised and written by Oliver Lawson Dick
Produced by W. R. Rodgers
(Revised version of the programme* first broadcast on September 2. 1952)


Unknown: Robert Flaherty
Unknown: Sir Michael Balcon
Unknown: Michael Bell
Unknown: Ernestine Evans
Unknown: Frances Flaherty
Unknown: Pieter Freuchen
Unknown: Lillian Gish
Unknown: Oliver St.
Unknown: John Gogarty
Unknown: John Grierson
Unknown: John Huston
Unknown: Denis Johnston
Unknown: Sir Alexander Korda
Unknown: Oliver Lawson Dick
Unknown: Henri Matisse
Unknown: Pat Mullen
Unknown: Sir Edward Peacock
Unknown: Dido Renoir
Unknown: Jean Renoir
Unknown: Paul Rotha
Unknown: Sabu Sir Stephen Tallents
Unknown: Virgil Thomson.
Narrator: Orson Welles
Narrator: Duncan McIntyre
Written By: Oliver Lawson Dick
Produced By: W. R. Rodgers


BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard)
Conducted by Karl Rankl
Part 1


Conducted By: Karl Rankl


A talk by Arthur Ransome
Izaak Walton 's much loved book was first published in May, 1653.


Talk By: Arthur Ransome
Talk By: Izaak Walton


Part 2

Symphony No. 8, in F - Beethoven


Claude Adrien Helvetius
First of six weekly lectures by Isaiah Berlin
Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford
(n these lectures, Isaiah Berlin discusses the ideas of some social and political thinkers before and after the French Revolution, which, in his view, have had a greater influence both for good and evil in the twentieth century than in their own time, and are now more important than ever.
The first lecture is about French philosophy of the later eighteenth century and, in particular, about the materialistic views of Claude Adrien Helvetius (1715-1771), founder of utilitarianism.


Unknown: Claude Adrien Helvetius
Unknown: Claude Adrien Helvetius

: ' SCENA '

An opera for broadcasting Music by Antony Hopkins Words by Patric Dickinson with the St. Cecilia Orchestra
(Leader, Thomas Carter )
Conducted by the composer
Cast: ┬▓
Production by Terence Tiller
(A second performance of the programme broadcast yesterday)


Music By: Antony Hopkins
Unknown: Patric Dickinson
Leader: Thomas Carter
Production By: Terence Tiller


Second of two illustrated talks by Martin Cooper
In these talks the speaker traces the disintegration of the traditional musical language and the corresponding ' decadence ' that characterised music in the years oetween 1890 and 1914. Among the composers with whose works he deals are
Debussy, Ravel, Puccini, Mahler, Strauss, Schoenberg, and Scriabin.


Unknown: Martin Cooper

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