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Outbreak of Murder: 3: The Hot Piano


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A new weekly thriller in seven parts by Edward J. Mason and Ted Willis.
Starring Glyn Houston, Betty McDowall, John Gabriel, Lloyd Lamble
with Christopher Beeny

Det-Insp. Mitchell is investigating two murders committed on the same night. Both victims (a middle-aged coloured man and a boy of nineteen) have been strangled by a piece of white telephone cord. Hanging by a similar piece of cord in the porch of the first victim's home is a white cockerel and in the second a grotesque puppet.


Writer: Edward J. Mason
Writer: Ted Willis
Incidental music composed and conducted by: Gordon Franks
Settings: Richard Wilmot
Film cameraman: Tony Leggo
Film editor: Peter Pierce
Producer: Harry Carlisle
Det-Insp Mitchell: Glyn Houston
Chief Supt Kruger: John Gabriel
Det-Sgt West: Norman Mitchell
Ann Mitchell: Betty McDowall
Ken Mitchell: Christopher Beeny
Hugh Bentley: Norman Johns
Alex Biggs: Lloyd Lamble
Det-Constable Wilson: Howard Pays
Jess Heywood: Maureen Beck
Sugar Bayliss: Annette Carell
Ginger Morton: Denis Shaw
Bernie Edwards: John Hall
Tago Bentley: David Gregory
Zip Miller: Nigel Anthony
David Ashton: David Griffin
P.C. Wright: Cavan Malone
W.P.C. Davies: Jacqueline Blackmore
Blues singer: Belle Gonzalez

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