Masterpiece Theatre; Upstairs, Downstairs, Series III: The Glorious Dead
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- Masterpiece Theatre
- Upstairs, Downstairs, Series III: The Glorious Dead
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Program premiered in 1971 with The First Churchills. Hosted by Alastair Cooke. Intended as a showcase for the best of British television drama. Spawned MYSTERY! in 1980. Current executive producer Rebecca Eaton. All promotion of program done by Frank Goodman & Associates (see below). Synopsis, cast information and producers listed by individual title. Series release date: 1971
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James returns from the front no longer the self-righteous and self-centered young man who once had believed that the regard for truth was more important than the regard for a persons feelings. He has learned not only that truth is not so simple as he had thought but also that people's feelings are more real than he had dreamed. When he comes across the picture of Hazel's pilot, he makes no scene; instead, he quietly invites her out. And for the sake of comforting Rose after Gregory’s death, he will recite those simplistic truths that she needs to hear and that he no longer believes -- about heroism and sacrifice and pride.
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- Chicago: “Masterpiece Theatre; Upstairs, Downstairs, Series III: The Glorious Dead,” 01/28/1987, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed March 18, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_231BA1033A5C4BEE81ED1318053B57AE.
- MLA: “Masterpiece Theatre; Upstairs, Downstairs, Series III: The Glorious Dead.” 01/28/1987. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. March 18, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_231BA1033A5C4BEE81ED1318053B57AE>.
- APA: Masterpiece Theatre; Upstairs, Downstairs, Series III: The Glorious Dead. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_231BA1033A5C4BEE81ED1318053B57AE