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Mystery!; Dalgliesh: A Mind to Murder


A Mind to Murder, Reel 1 of 2, REPACK, 60 min.

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Dalgliesh: A Mind to Murder
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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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Roy Marsden reprises his role as the poetry-writing detective in this thriller, based on a book by celebrated author P.D. James. Dalgliesh leads an inquiry into the brutal stabbing death of the administrator of an exclusive psychiatric institution where wealthy patients receive discreet treatment for their drug, alcohol and psychiatric problems. Frank Finlay, Jerome Flynn and Christopher Ravenscroft also star. Actor-turned-director David Hemmings, star of the 60s cult classic "Blow Up," makes a cameo appearance.

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Eaton, Rebecca (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Mystery!; Dalgliesh: A Mind to Murder,” 06/25/1998, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 15, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_50F789EFA3C9440AA878F31C3C62346D.
MLA: “Mystery!; Dalgliesh: A Mind to Murder.” 06/25/1998. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 15, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_50F789EFA3C9440AA878F31C3C62346D>.
APA: Mystery!; Dalgliesh: A Mind to Murder. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_50F789EFA3C9440AA878F31C3C62346D
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