Tales of the Unexpected (1979–1988)
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The Turn of the Tide 

Slade is a criminal lawyer who is facing disgrace and asks his colleague Spalding to help cover up for him but Spalding is impervious to corruption and refuses so he needs to be disposed of... See full summary »

Director:

Ray Danton

Writers:

C.S. Forester (story), Ross Thomas (dramatisation)
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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Richard Basehart ... Slade
Gretchen Corbett ... Martha Parker
Nicholas Hormann ... John Spalding
Harry Northup ... Fred
Maggie Peach Maggie Peach ... Fred's Wife
Angie McCright Angie McCright ... Fred's Daughter
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Storyline

Slade is a criminal lawyer who is facing disgrace and asks his colleague Spalding to help cover up for him but Spalding is impervious to corruption and refuses so he needs to be disposed of. Slade lies in wait for him as he takes his customary early morning swim, kills him and drags the body into the sea. But Slade has reckoned without the turn of the tide... Written by don @ minifie-1

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Language:

English

Release Date:

3 September 1983 (UK) See more »

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Production Co:

Anglia Television See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Richard Basehart's final role. See more »

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