Masterpiece Theatre; Question of Attribution, A
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- Masterpiece Theatre
- Question of Attribution, A
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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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Anthony Blunt, Surveyor of the Queen's Pictures in Buckingham Palace after World War II, was also the Fourth Man in the Burgess / Maclean / Philby spy ring that passed secrets to the Russians before and during World War II. While the Cambridge aesthete investigates a particularly puzzling painting , he in turn is investigated by the M15, the British FBI. Things come to a head when a new government interrogator - the friendly, unpretentious Chubb - is assigned to the case. This true story is dramatized by author Alan Bennett.
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