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Adventures Of Mr Pastry, The (ITV 1958, Richard Hearne, Buster Keaton)

One off comedy featuring the accident prone Mr Pastry which saw him taking acting lessons from a charlatan posing as an acting teacher. Richard Hearne, who played Mr Pastry for many years on stage and TV, was more than ably assisted in this production by silent film legend Buster Keaton.

production details
UK / ITV – ATV – Sapphire – ITC / 1×25 minute episode / Broadcast Saturday 21 June 1958 at 6.00pm

Writers: Angus McPhail, Harold Kent / Executive Producer: Hannah Weinstein / Producer and Director: Ralph Smart

cast
Richard Hearne as Mr Pastry
Buster Keaton as Professor
Peggy Mount as Landlady
John Gatrell as Stage Manager
Rudolph Offenbach as Signor Frascatti
Harold Byrde as Kid
Liza Lee as Madame Lolla Borgia
Ian Wallace as The Prisoner





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