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Clouds of Witness 

Lord Peter's brother, the Duke of Denver is accused of murdering their sister Mary's fiancé. It's up to Lord Peter and his faithful man Bunter to untangle all the clues and the ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Ian Carmichael ...  Lord Peter Wimsey 5 episodes, 1972
Glyn Houston ...  Bunter 5 episodes, 1972
Mark Eden ...  Det. Inspector Parker 5 episodes, 1972
Rachel Herbert Rachel Herbert ...  Lady Mary Wimsey 5 episodes, 1972
David Langton ...  Duke of Denver 4 episodes, 1972
Georgina Cookson ...  Helen, Duchess of Denver 3 episodes, 1972
Isabel Jeans ...  Dowager Duchess 3 episodes, 1972
George Coulouris ...  Mr. Grimthorpe 3 episodes, 1972
Judith Arthy ...  Mrs. Grimthorpe 3 episodes, 1972
Francis De Wolff Francis De Wolff ...  Sir Impey Biggs 3 episodes, 1972
John Wyse John Wyse ...  Mr. Murbles 3 episodes, 1972
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Lord Peter's brother, the Duke of Denver is accused of murdering their sister Mary's fiancé. It's up to Lord Peter and his faithful man Bunter to untangle all the clues and the contradicting testimony of a cloud of witnesses to save Denver. Written by Kathy Li

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7 October 1973 (USA) See more »

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Mono

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1.33 : 1
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Dowager Dutchess: [to Peter] Isn't it strange? Of my three children, I always regarded you as the problem one. And now I'm forced to revise my opinion.
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Followed by Five Red Herrings (1975) See more »

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Wonderful to see it again
4 October 2000 | by lucy-66See all my reviews

Why can't we (the British) make period mystery and drama like this any more? Everyone is superb, especially the Duke and his freeze-dried Duchess, who despite her stiff upper lip is attractive and sympathetic. Only Lady Mary lets the side down with some atrocious acting. She calms down for the trial scene, though. The costumes and interiors are perfect, but the actresses and make-up department just couldn't bring themselves to use the authentic bright red lipstick. I never noticed the Conan Doyle references before: Lord Peter says he's been chased by a 'hound of the Baskervilles', and falls not into the Great Grympen Mire but into Grider's Hole. And that's not all that's pinched from the 'Hound'.

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