W. Somerset Maugham: Season 1, Episode 1

A Casual Affair (3 Jun. 1969)

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By a riverside somewhere in Malaysia, a white man is found dead in a Chinese house. According to the forensic doctor, death has been caused both by opium and starvation. The district police... See full summary »

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Norman Bird ...
Gwen Cherrell ...
Jean Low
James Maxwell ...
Hildegard Neil ...
Richard Vernon ...
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Sir Montague Trafford
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Raymond Adamson ...
Drunk at ball
Joanne Harding ...
Woman at ball
Patricia Hastings ...
Lady Trafford
Andrew Laurence ...
Lord Grantham
Ken Nazarin ...
Malayan policeman
Barbara Reynolds ...
Cook
Peggy Sirr ...
Rosalie Westwater ...
Lady Grantham
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By a riverside somewhere in Malaysia, a white man is found dead in a Chinese house. According to the forensic doctor, death has been caused both by opium and starvation. The district police superintendent, Arthur Low, investigates. The Chinese woman owning the house hands him over a bundle of love letters as well as a cigarette case reading the initials "A. J.". Before dying, the white man had given instructions for these objects to be delivered in London, to Lady Kastellan in person... Written by Guy Bellinger

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Released in France on A2 on 1-3-1977 under the title: "Les nouvelles de Somerset Maugham : Une histoire banale". See more »

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