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Ellery Queen

Adventure of the Blunt Instrument

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales (Analogue)

An arrogant author recieves The Blunt Instrument Award for crime novel of the year, and is later murdered with said instrument.

Contributors

Ellery Queen:
Jim Hutton
Richard Queen:
David Wayne
George Tisdale:
John Dehner
Nick McVey:
Richard Jaeckel
Cliff Waddell:
Dean Stockwell

Duration: 1 hour, 42 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC ThreeLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland

Comic thriller in which the hard-nosed Detroit cop from the original film returns to Los Angeles to solve a series of robberies committed by leather-jacketed punks. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Tony Scott
Axel Foley:
Eddie Murphy
Billy Rosewood:
Judge Reinhold
Maxwell Dent:
Jurgen Prochnow
Andrew Bogomil:
Ronny Cox
John Taggart:
John Ashton
Chip Cain:
Dean Stockwell
Harold Lutz:
Allen Garfield
Nikos Thomopolis:
Paul Guilfoyle
Jeffrey Friedman:
Paul Reiser

Murder, She Wrote

Series 4

Episode 21: Deadpan

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Murder mystery series about a sleuthing writer. Jessica Fletcher stumbles upon another murder investigation when a theatre critic turns up dead.

Contributors

Jessica Fletcher:
Angela Lansbury
Eliot Easterbrook:
Dean Stockwell
Denise Quinlan:
Christopher Norris
Shayne Grant:
Carole Cook
Lt. Aloyius Jarvis:
Eugene Roche
Danny O'Mara:
John DiSanti

Murder, She Wrote

Series 3

Episode 11: Night of the Headless Horseman

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Murder mystery series. Jessica is approached by her old friend Dorian Beecher, a shy poet, who begs her to help him. Show more

Contributors

Jessica Fletcher:
Angela Lansbury
Dom Van Stotter:
Dean Stockwell
Edwin Dupont:
Fritz Weaver

Duration: 2 hours, 10 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland

Drama about a law graduate whose first case involves an insurance company accused of stalling on a leukaemia victim's health claim. Based on the John Grisham novel. Show more

Contributors

Rudy Baylor:
Matt Damon
Deck Shifflet:
Danny DeVito
Kelly Riker:
Claire Danes
Leo F Drummond:
Jon Voight
Dot Black:
Mary Kay Place
Judge Harvey Hale:
Dean Stockwell
Judge Tyrone Kipler:
Danny Glover
Bruiser Stone:
Mickey Rourke
Wilfred Keeley:
Roy Scheider

Formats

Duration: 1 hour, 55 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

High-altitude thriller in which the presidential aircraft, with the president's family on board, is hijacked by Russian terrorists. Show more

Contributors

President James Marshall:
Harrison Ford
Ivan Korshunov:
Gary Oldman
Vice President Kathryn Bennett:
Glenn Close
Grace Marshall:
Wendy Crewson
Chief of Staff Lloyd Shepherd:
Paul Guilfoyle
Major Caldwell:
William H Macy
Alice Marshall:
Liesel Matthews
Defence Secretary Walter Dean:
Dean Stockwell
Agent Gibbs:
Xander Berkeley
General Northwood:
Bill Smitrovich
General Ivan Radek:
Jurgen Prochnow
Jack Doherty:
Tom Everett
Producer:
Marc Abraham
Producer:
Gail Katz

Duration: 2 hours, 14 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Musical about two sailors (Gene Kelly and Frank Sinatra) who find love in Hollywood. Gene Kelly is paired with Jerry the mouse in a scene combining animation and live action. Show more

Contributors

Clarence Doolittle:
Frank Sinatra
Susan Abbott:
Kathryn Grayson
Joseph Brady:
Gene Kelly
Himself:
Jose Iturbi
Donald Martin:
Dean Stockwell
Girl from Brooklyn:
Pamela Britton
Police Sergeant:
Rags Ragland
Cafe Manager:
Billy Gilbert
Admiral Hammond:
Henry O'Neill
Director:
George Sidney
Producer:
Joe Pasternak

Formats

Duration: 1 hour, 22 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Drama. After Peter's parents are killed in the war, he is looked after by Gramps - an ex-circus performer. One day, when Peter realises he is a war orphan, his hair turns green. Show more

Contributors

Grandfather:
Pat O'Brien
Psychiatrist:
Robert Ryan
Miss Brand:
Barbara Hale
Michael:
Richard Lyon
'The King':
Walter Catlett
Director:
Joseph Losey
Producer:
Dore Schary
Mr. Davis:
Regis Toomey

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