Mystery!; Woman in White, The
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- Woman in White, The
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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
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Wilkie Collins' novel is one of the earliest and most enduring tales in the annals of mystery fiction. Susan Bidler ("The Tenant of Wildfell Hall") plays Anne Catherick, a sane woman who is locked up in an asylum by Sir Percival Glyde, a fraudulent English aristocrat who is afraid Anne may expose his "secret." Escaping from the asylum in a white gown, Anne runs into the youthful hero, artist Walter Hartright, who is haunted by his brief meeting with this "woman in white." Tara Fitzgerald plays Marian Farlie.
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- Eaton, Rebecca (Series Producer)
- Chicago: “Mystery!; Woman in White, The,” 04/15/1985, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 9, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B3E0E9AEFF434BE6838953776DA92D46.
- MLA: “Mystery!; Woman in White, The.” 04/15/1985. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 9, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B3E0E9AEFF434BE6838953776DA92D46>.
- APA: Mystery!; Woman in White, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B3E0E9AEFF434BE6838953776DA92D46