Masterpiece Theatre; Pictures
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- Masterpiece Theatre
- 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. 2- Nov. 13, 1983 Ruby L. Sears is an ardent film fan with a dream of being in "pictures." She meets screenwriter Bill Trench who bases his latest film script on Ruby's madcap life. Bill works for Ziggy Holman, a producer of the traditional Tzar-like mould, an American in England dying for a blockbuster hit which will propel him back to Hollywood.
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- Chicago: “Masterpiece Theatre; Pictures,” 05/27/1983, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed March 25, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A4D8CB57531142EDBD0DC495F9F14F7F.
- MLA: “Masterpiece Theatre; Pictures.” 05/27/1983. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. March 25, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A4D8CB57531142EDBD0DC495F9F14F7F>.
- APA: Masterpiece Theatre; Pictures. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A4D8CB57531142EDBD0DC495F9F14F7F