Masterpiece Theatre; Upstairs, Downstairs, Series II: Word of Honor
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- Masterpiece Theatre
- Upstairs, Downstairs, Series II: Word of Honor
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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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A friend, wanting to ease Richard's financial plight, gives him an investment tip, asking in return only Richard's word of honor not to reveal the source of his information. As the friend had said they would, the shares skyrocket. But Richard, accused of trading on information obtained through his post in the government, is called before a Select Committee appointed by the Prime Minister to investigate the matter. Though it means political ruin, Richard, bound by his word of honor, refuses absolutely to reveal the true source of his information.
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- Chicago: “Masterpiece Theatre; Upstairs, Downstairs, Series II: Word of Honor,” 12/28/1986, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed June 25, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FBF31EE362B743D6A4B1D54C95C17227.
- MLA: “Masterpiece Theatre; Upstairs, Downstairs, Series II: Word of Honor.” 12/28/1986. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. June 25, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FBF31EE362B743D6A4B1D54C95C17227>.
- APA: Masterpiece Theatre; Upstairs, Downstairs, Series II: Word of Honor. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FBF31EE362B743D6A4B1D54C95C17227