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Masterpiece Theatre; Memento Mori

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Masterpiece Theatre
Memento Mori
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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: Oct. 25- Nov. 1, 1992 Touching black comedy about a group of elderly friends whose jealousies and passions are very much alive, but who lately have been receiving mysterious phone calls saying, "Remember, you must die..." (The English translation for the Latin phrase "Memento Mori".)

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Chicago: “Masterpiece Theatre; Memento Mori,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 21, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8134260DB89949B28CF406211FB783A1.
MLA: “Masterpiece Theatre; Memento Mori.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 21, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8134260DB89949B28CF406211FB783A1>.
APA: Masterpiece Theatre; Memento Mori. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8134260DB89949B28CF406211FB783A1
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