Behind The Voice - The Man With A 20,000,000… 1947

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    Full title reads: "Behind The Voice - The Man With A 20,000,000 Audience."

    Northenden, nr Manchester, Lancashire. John Parsons meets radio star Wilfred Pickles at home.

    LS Wilfred Pickles carrying shopping basket and with his dog, walks to front gate where he is greeted by his wife and John Parsons.

    CU the name of his house "Avago" painted over his porch.

    CU Typists at work answering his fan mail.

    CU John Parsons hands sorting over letters.

    CU Wilfred and JP chat about his fans.

    CU Mrs Pickles brings them cup of tea.

    MS Wilfred with John Parsons, chatting to some of the locals who are watching a game of bowls.

    MS Wilfred plays a game of bowls with the locals, oldest of whom is 81. (natural sound dialogue)

    CU a ball comes rolling near a marker on the green.

    MS of Pickles.

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    01:19:54:00 / 01:22:35:00
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