Mystery!; Reilly, Ace of Spies
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- Reilly, Ace of Spies
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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
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Broadcast January 19-April 5, 1984
Probably the greatest spy that the world has ever known, Sidney Reilly lived on his wits and thrived on danger, using women shamelessly and killing when necessary. This 12-part historical drama is based on the real-life adventures of superspy Reilly, who is said to be the inspiration for James Bond. Starring Sam Neill as Sidney Reilly.
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- Eaton, Rebecca (Series Producer)
- Chicago: “Mystery!; Reilly, Ace of Spies,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed May 29, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_11E6281E253F48A3818933E9715B0C19.
- MLA: “Mystery!; Reilly, Ace of Spies.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. May 29, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_11E6281E253F48A3818933E9715B0C19>.
- APA: Mystery!; Reilly, Ace of Spies. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_11E6281E253F48A3818933E9715B0C19