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Masterpiece Theatre; Charmer, The


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Masterpiece Theatre
Charmer, The
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Series Description

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: April 30- June 4, 1989 A social climbing con man wins his way into the hearts of women to gain power and social position.



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Broadcast program

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Chicago: “Masterpiece Theatre; Charmer, The,” 05/21/1990, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed January 22, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_75227263C6D74133A0182FCCA2246C3C.
MLA: “Masterpiece Theatre; Charmer, The.” 05/21/1990. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. January 22, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_75227263C6D74133A0182FCCA2246C3C>.
APA: Masterpiece Theatre; Charmer, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_75227263C6D74133A0182FCCA2246C3C
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