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Portrait of a Goon (TV Short 1959)
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Huw Wheldon Huw Wheldon ...  Himself - Presenter / ... 22 episodes, 1958-1965
John Berger ...  Himself - Presenter / ... 8 episodes, 1958-1965
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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 February 1958 (UK) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Soundtracks

'Marcia' from 'Serenade For Strings', Op. 11
(uncredited)
Composed by Dag Wirén
Performed by The Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra (as The Stockholm Radio Orchestra)
Conducted by Stig Westerberg
[series theme tune]
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