Masterpiece Theatre; Country Matters, Series I: The Watercress Girl
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- Masterpiece Theatre
- Country Matters, Series I: The Watercress Girl
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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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Mary MacDowell, the quiet watercress girl, violently attacks another woman. The tangled story of love and hate told in flashbacks opens as Mary is apprehended by the police. She is accused of throwing acid in the face of Elizabeth Plantney. In court, it is explained that Elizabeth had been seeing Frank, whom Mary had refused. After Mary serves two years in prison for the assault, Frank is waiting for her -- with a bottle of acid.
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- Chicago: “Masterpiece Theatre; Country Matters, Series I: The Watercress Girl,” 04/24/1974, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed September 21, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_776C88B5AF4F47EF8550AC1D9F1BED8F.
- MLA: “Masterpiece Theatre; Country Matters, Series I: The Watercress Girl.” 04/24/1974. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. September 21, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_776C88B5AF4F47EF8550AC1D9F1BED8F>.
- APA: Masterpiece Theatre; Country Matters, Series I: The Watercress Girl. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_776C88B5AF4F47EF8550AC1D9F1BED8F