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Masterpiece Theatre; Jewel in the Crown, The: A Divison Of The Spoils

03/17/1985

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Series
Masterpiece Theatre
Program
Jewel in the Crown, The: A Divison Of The Spoils
Program Number

114

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.

Duration

00:66:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Drama
Citation
Chicago: “Masterpiece Theatre; Jewel in the Crown, The: A Divison Of The Spoils,” 03/17/1985, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 10, 2016, 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. December 10, 2016. <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
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