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Masterpiece Theatre
Golden Bowl, 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

Broadcast: March 25- April 29, 1973 Henry James last full length novel is the story of two rich Americans -- a father and a daughter -- who are devoted to each other. The daughter marries an impoverished Italian aristocrat, and the father marries the daughter's best friend. Neither father nor daughter knows that their spouses had formerly been passionately in love with each other. The story is seen through the eyes of a character who assisted in bringing the couples together -- Bob Assingham.

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Chicago: “Masterpiece Theatre; Golden Bowl, The,” 04/01/1981, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed January 20, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_63F95B8E31814662B2B85C4FC67B8E77.
MLA: “Masterpiece Theatre; Golden Bowl, The.” 04/01/1981. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. January 20, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_63F95B8E31814662B2B85C4FC67B8E77>.
APA: Masterpiece Theatre; Golden Bowl, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_63F95B8E31814662B2B85C4FC67B8E77
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