Masterpiece Theatre; Lillie
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- Masterpiece Theatre
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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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Broadcast: March 11- June 3, 1979 Life of Lillie Langtry, professional beauty and singer. Vivid, witty, unconventional, she rose from comparatively humble beginnings to the highest peak of society. She was adored and loved by such dissimilar men as Oscar Wilde, Edward the Seventh, and the colorful Texas gunman Judge Roy Bean. She faced ruin and ostracism with defiant courage and won. In a masculine world she used her beauty and originality to win a fortune; her daring became a household name on two continents.
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- Chicago: “Masterpiece Theatre; Lillie,” 01/31/1979, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed February 21, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6BBD6B58E91E4C9590432CA7E4F63A77.
- MLA: “Masterpiece Theatre; Lillie.” 01/31/1979. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. February 21, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6BBD6B58E91E4C9590432CA7E4F63A77>.
- APA: Masterpiece Theatre; Lillie. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6BBD6B58E91E4C9590432CA7E4F63A77