Masterpiece Theatre; Jewel in the Crown, The: A Divison Of The Spoils
PLEDGE PBS M
More material is available from this program at the WGBH Archive. If you are a researcher interested in accessing the collection at WGBH, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Undigitized item: Request Digitization
Untranscribed item: Request Transcription
- Masterpiece Theatre
- Jewel in the Crown, The: A Divison Of The Spoils
- Program Number
- 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
Bronowsky relates the awful details of Merrick’s death to Peron. There is tension between Hindus and Moslems on the eve of Indian independence. A train carrying Perron, Kasim, Aunt Fenny, Sarah, Susan and Susan’s son is attacked and many are massacred. Before leaving India, Perron decides to seek out Hari Kumar. But Kumar is not at home. In the end, Kumar remains a mystery, and India remains in turmoil.
- Asset Type
- Media Type
- Chicago: “Masterpiece Theatre; Jewel in the Crown, The: A Divison Of The Spoils,” 03/17/1985, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed April 26, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FA938D9440C74FB5973691DA6E402AFD.
- MLA: “Masterpiece Theatre; Jewel in the Crown, The: A Divison Of The Spoils.” 03/17/1985. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. April 26, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FA938D9440C74FB5973691DA6E402AFD>.
- APA: Masterpiece Theatre; Jewel in the Crown, The: A Divison Of The Spoils. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FA938D9440C74FB5973691DA6E402AFD