Inspector Alleyn Mysteries
Acorn Media (1992)
TV Series  /  Crime, Mystery
In Collection
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6 hr 32 mins USA / English
DVD  Region 1   NR (Not Rated)
Tim Dutton
Belinda Lang Agatha Troy
Patrick Malahide Chief Inspector Alleyn
William Simons Inspector Fox
Simon Williams Chief Inspector Roderick Alleyn
Leslie Schofield
Silvio Narizzano
Martyn Friend
Jim Goddard
Producer George Gallaccio
Writer Alfred Shaughnessy
Barbara Machin

Patrick Malahide stars in Alleyn Mysteries as Ngaio Marsh's gentleman police inspector Roderick Alleyn, an Old Etonian at Scotland Yard. The series is set in the late 1940s.
Disc 01
 1 hr 38 mins    4/18/1993  1.  A Man Lay Dead
Alleyn cancels his holiday with Troy to investigate a murder connected to a stolen chalice, but he's called when a second murder occurs at uncle's estate.
Director:  Sarah Pia Anderson  / Ngaio Marsh  Writer:  Barbara Machin 
Disc 02
 1 hr 38 mins    4/25/1993  2.  The Nursing Home Murder
A member of Parliament who has taken controversial stands on Palestine and A-bomb development is murdered during a routine appendectomy.
Director:  Silvio Narizzano  / Ngaio Marsh  Writer:  Kevin Laffan 
Disc 03
 1 hr 38 mins    5/2/1993  3.  Final Curtain
An egotistical Shakespearean ham actor gathers his dysfunctional extended family in his mansion on his 75th birthday for the reading of his will.
Director:  Martyn Friend  / Ngaio Marsh  Writer:  Hugh Leonard 
Disc 04
 1 hr 38 mins    5/9/1993  4.  Death at the Bar
During a display of dart throwing in a Cornish pub a man's hand is impaled by a dart, and he dies shortly afterward from cyanide although no one can explain how.
Director:  Michael Winterbottom  / Ngaio Marsh  Writer:  Alfred Shaughnessy 
    Seen it: Yes   1 hr 40 mins    5/16/1993  5.  Death in a White Tie
Lord Gospell is found murdered during a ball at the house of society hostess Evelyn Carrados, and Alleyn has to find the killer. To the horror of Lady Carrados, it appears that the killer was not on her guest list. Then Alleyn discovers that a blackmailer is at work.
Director:  John Woods  / Ngaio Marsh  Writer:  Ken Jones 
Edition Details
Edition Season 1
Series Inspector Alleyn Mysteries
Release Date 2/15/2005
Packaging Custom Case
Screen Ratio Fullscreen (4:3)
Subtitles English (Closed Captioned)
Audio Tracks Dolby Digital Stereo [English]
Layers Single Side, Single Layer
No. of Discs/Tapes 4

Disc 01 Ngaio Marsh Biography Cast Filmographies
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