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Masterpiece Theatre; Vienna 1900


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Masterpiece Theatre
Vienna 1900
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: March 2- April 6, 1975 Story 1: Alone in a cafe in Vienna, Doktor Graesler observes the people passing through, recording their lives, loves and deaths. Story 2: Alfred Beratoner's passion for Adele knows no bounds, but Elsie stands between them. How to remove Elise and remain a man of honor? Story 3: Alone since the death of his sister, Dr. Graesler (48) shows all the signs of being a confirmed bachelor, until he meets Sabine. Story 4: "I lived with you; I will die with you," says Marie to her lover Karl. But faced with death, how sweet life seems. Story 5: A young widow rediscovers the love of her youth, but he is now a famous violinist who prefers part-time passion.



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Chicago: “Masterpiece Theatre; Vienna 1900,” 08/13/1974, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 24, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BFD10DBADB7140D0A409083B549A8AB2.
MLA: “Masterpiece Theatre; Vienna 1900.” 08/13/1974. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 24, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BFD10DBADB7140D0A409083B549A8AB2>.
APA: Masterpiece Theatre; Vienna 1900. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BFD10DBADB7140D0A409083B549A8AB2
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