The story is set in late 19th century rural corner of South England. The daughter of timber merchant Melbury, Grace, returns to the town after finishing school. Her father now believes she ... See full summary »
Adolph Menjou was the series host, not simply the narrator. If memory serves correctly, he was introduced in the standard opening as: "And now, here's your host. Raconteur, gourmet, and man about town... Adolph Menjou."
It impressed me as a boy. I didn't know, at the time, that he named names at HUAC.
The series was one in early syndication, and presented a rather literate adaptation of dramatized short stories. Menjou gave it all a nice touch of class.
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