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Mystery!; Life and Crimes of William Palmer, The

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Series
Mystery!
Program
Life and Crimes of William Palmer, The
Program Number

1906

Series Description

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

To members of the polite, Victorian society in which he moved, Dr. William Palmer (Keith Allen, "Martin Chuzzlewit") was a respectable small-town physician and racehorse owner. Few guessed that he had a dark, evil side: a murderer who had killed his wife, brother, mother-in-law and other members of his family.

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Drama
Creators
Eaton, Rebecca (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “Mystery!; Life and Crimes of William Palmer, The,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 16, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_463C94ACFAD04A3D8073D86D2C7EE2AA.
MLA: “Mystery!; Life and Crimes of William Palmer, The.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 16, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_463C94ACFAD04A3D8073D86D2C7EE2AA>.
APA: Mystery!; Life and Crimes of William Palmer, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_463C94ACFAD04A3D8073D86D2C7EE2AA
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