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Mystery!; Agatha Christie's Miss Marple, Series I: The Body in the Library

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Series
Mystery!
Program
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple, Series I: The Body in the Library
Program Number

611

Series Description

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

Broadcast during the 1985- 1986 Season

Starring Joan Hickson as Miss Marple.

Miss Marple investigates the murder of a hotel dance hostess whose body is found in the library of a respectable retired army officer, Colonel Bantry. Is flamboyant artist Basil Blake the murderer? Or has the family of rich tycoon Conway Jefferson killed Ruby Keene to keep her away from his money? As the list of suspects grows, Miss Marple goes to the seaside resort of Danemouth to pursue her investigation. Her instinct tells her more trouble looms and she's proved right when a second body is found.

Duration

00:57:46

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Drama
Creators
Eaton, Rebecca (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “Mystery!; Agatha Christie's Miss Marple, Series I: The Body in the Library,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 9, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6DC8683EA95B4DE199AF936E3ED34C39.
MLA: “Mystery!; Agatha Christie's Miss Marple, Series I: The Body in the Library.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 9, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6DC8683EA95B4DE199AF936E3ED34C39>.
APA: Mystery!; Agatha Christie's Miss Marple, Series I: The Body in the Library. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6DC8683EA95B4DE199AF936E3ED34C39
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