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Mystery!; Inspector Alleyn Mysteries: A Man Lay Dead

03/26/1993


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Series
Mystery!
Program
Inspector Alleyn Mysteries: A Man Lay Dead
Program Number

1406

Series Description

Premiered in 1980 -- offshoot of MASTERPIECE THEATRE. Showcase for the best of British drama in the mystery genre. Current producer, Rebecca Eaton. See individual episode titles for more information. Host: 1980: Gene Shalit; 1981-1989: Vincent Price; 1989-present: Diana Rigg Series release date: 1980

Program Description

A group of house-party guests in a palatial English manor stage the old parlor game, "Murder," playing all the parts as they try to solve a dreamed-up murder. In this case, the murder is for real. As the lights go down, someone plants a dagger in a guest's back and Alleyn, another guest, springs into action.

Duration

00:60:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Drama
Creators
Eaton, Rebecca (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “Mystery!; Inspector Alleyn Mysteries: A Man Lay Dead,” 03/26/1993, GBH Archives, accessed December 8, 2022, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E1AA730A7BE54DFBB763FEAECD216828.
MLA: “Mystery!; Inspector Alleyn Mysteries: A Man Lay Dead.” 03/26/1993. GBH Archives. Web. December 8, 2022. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E1AA730A7BE54DFBB763FEAECD216828>.
APA: Mystery!; Inspector Alleyn Mysteries: A Man Lay Dead. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E1AA730A7BE54DFBB763FEAECD216828
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