Visiting her alma mater, Hadleigh Heights, to give an address, Mrs. Bradley finds herself investigating the death of Miss Ferris, who is found in her dressing room just prior to her appearance in the student production of the Mikado. Mrs. Bradley and her chauffeur George suspect that the dead woman may have had a secret lover, in the form of another member of staff, likely female. They also learn that a member of staff has changed their identity. When a second staff member dies, supposedly by suicide, Mrs. Bradley looks to the students for a solution. Written by
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In her speech to the school, Mrs. Bradley says that the previous year Amelia Earhart flew the Atlantic and that women finally got the vote. These both took place in 1928, allowing the events in this episode to be dated to 1929. See more
Mrs. Adela Bradley
[addressing the students and faculty
But society is changing. Last year we women won the right to vote; Amelia Earhart flew the Atlantic; who knows, one day a woman might be Prime Minister. I was expelled from Harleigh Heights. Had I stayed I might well have come to believe in home, harmony, humility, and gone on to lead a life of jam-making and gin rummy, and Chalfont St Giles. So, girls, before you settle for the little life, remember the world is now your oyster, and, provided you believe in...
You're the Cream in My Coffee
Written by Ray Henderson
, the lyrics by Buddy G. DeSylva
and Lew Brown See more