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Masterpiece Theatre; Foyle’s War, Series I: White Feather, The

Episode 2 The White Feather

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Masterpiece Theatre
Foyle’s War, Series I: White Feather, The
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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

Program Description

May 1940. With German invasion expected any day, Foyle investigates a young woman’s act of sabotage near a military base — a capital offense. His effort to help the obviously troubled woman takes him to her employer, the White Feather hotel, where members of a sinister fascist organization are gathering for a secret meeting. When one of them is murdered, it seems the wrong person has been killed. But who was the real target — and why?

Reissued as a Mystery series.



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Chicago: “Masterpiece Theatre; Foyle’s War, Series I: White Feather, The,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed March 26, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_474E1DEC79F34DB1BC751C9CF4258E06.
MLA: “Masterpiece Theatre; Foyle’s War, Series I: White Feather, The.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. March 26, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_474E1DEC79F34DB1BC751C9CF4258E06>.
APA: Masterpiece Theatre; Foyle’s War, Series I: White Feather, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_474E1DEC79F34DB1BC751C9CF4258E06
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