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Masterpiece Theatre

William Tell : Episode 1 Them Rotten Apples 60 min

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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

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Broadcast program

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Chicago: “Masterpiece Theatre,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 25, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E7A2F59E6B824D308409378FDBE0C0A8.
MLA: “Masterpiece Theatre.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 25, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E7A2F59E6B824D308409378FDBE0C0A8>.
APA: Masterpiece Theatre. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E7A2F59E6B824D308409378FDBE0C0A8
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