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Mystery!; Inspector Morse, Series IX: The Day of the Devil


Inspector Morse Series IX Day of the Devil Episode 1 REPACK

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Inspector Morse, Series IX: The Day of the Devil
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Premiered in 1980 -- offshoot of MASTERPIECE THEATRE. Showcase for the best of British drama in the mystery genre. Current producer, Rebecca Eaton. See individual episode titles for more information. Host: 1980: Gene Shalit; 1981-1989: Vincent Price; 1989-present: Diana Rigg Series release date: 1980

Program Description

Broadcast Feb. 1 and 8, 1996

In this thriller, a dangerous mental patient, John Barrie (Keith Allen), escapes from a high security hospital. A master of disguise, Barrie sets up an elaborate and deadly battle of wits with Chief Inspector Morse as the Oxford police engage in a manhunt. Morse quickly realizes he is dealing with more than just a rapist on the run when signs of satanism appear in Oxfordshire. The only person who seems able to help Morse track down Barrie is Barrie's psychiatrist, Dr. Esther Martin (Harriet Walter) -- but she also seems the person most threatened by Barrie's freedom.

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Eaton, Rebecca (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Mystery!; Inspector Morse, Series IX: The Day of the Devil,” 03/12/1998, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed September 22, 2020, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_053EEB317AFA47BEB98CBC1828F88D08.
MLA: “Mystery!; Inspector Morse, Series IX: The Day of the Devil.” 03/12/1998. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. September 22, 2020. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_053EEB317AFA47BEB98CBC1828F88D08>.
APA: Mystery!; Inspector Morse, Series IX: The Day of the Devil. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_053EEB317AFA47BEB98CBC1828F88D08
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