Mystery!; Agatha Christie Stories, Series II: In a Glass Darkly
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- Agatha Christie Stories, Series II: In a Glass Darkly
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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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While visiting Badgeworthy, the home of the Carslake family, Matthew Armitage experiences a strange and frightening vision in a mirror in his bedroom of a man with a scar strangling Sylvia Carslake. Time passes, the First World War takes place, and then finally Matthew marries Sylvia Carslake. However, suffering badly from shell-shock, he nearly destroys his own marriage through an Othello-like jealousy and possessiveness which threatens to destroy both him and Sylvia, until one night Matthew's vision of the man with the scar comes back to haunt him.
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- Eaton, Rebecca (Series Producer)
- Chicago: “Mystery!; Agatha Christie Stories, Series II: In a Glass Darkly,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed January 21, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6CE629E2E8604ECA81BD51BBF58E08D7.
- MLA: “Mystery!; Agatha Christie Stories, Series II: In a Glass Darkly.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. January 21, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6CE629E2E8604ECA81BD51BBF58E08D7>.
- APA: Mystery!; Agatha Christie Stories, Series II: In a Glass Darkly. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6CE629E2E8604ECA81BD51BBF58E08D7