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Mystery!; Maigret, Series I: Maigret Goes to School


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Maigret, Series I: Maigret Goes to School
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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

Program Description

Maigret arrives in his office one morning to find Joseph Gastin, a school- teacher from a small seaside village, convinced he is about to be accused of the murder of the town's spiteful postmistress. On the strength of a young boy's testimony, Gastin is arrested. Maigret soon discovers that the young eyewitness is covering for the real murderer.



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Eaton, Rebecca (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Mystery!; Maigret, Series I: Maigret Goes to School,” 09/22/1992, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed August 18, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5B0FA39554094182A25D4F6027E39A5D.
MLA: “Mystery!; Maigret, Series I: Maigret Goes to School.” 09/22/1992. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. August 18, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5B0FA39554094182A25D4F6027E39A5D>.
APA: Mystery!; Maigret, Series I: Maigret Goes to School. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5B0FA39554094182A25D4F6027E39A5D
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