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"Armchair Theatre" was a British television drama anthology series, which ran on the ITV network from 1956 until 1968 in its original form, and was intermittently resurrected at various points during the 1970s. It was produced initially by ABC Television, and in the 1970s by ABC's successor company Thames Television. The word 'mystery' in the title was added to several early episodes.
Synopsis: Written by Ted Willis. When a British World Airways special flight to London, leaves from an unnamed Iron Curtain country the flight includes 5 VIPs. A sixth passenger called Karl has as stowed away and wants to claim political asylum. He is found by air hostess Joan, who takes a liking to him and allows him to stay on board believing that if no one finds him until after take off he will be safe. Out of the blue two extra passengers, Col Kralik, Commissioner of Police and his wife arrive just as the plane is about to depart. Joan finds herself in a battle of wills with the fate of Karl in her hands while fearing for the safety of herself and the air crew.
Cast: Dorothy Tutin (Joan) - Neil McCallum (Karl) - Anthony Quayle (Colone Kralik) - Lornza Colville (Eva) - Frederick Schiller (Neurman) - Alexis Chesnakov (Pechka) - John Carson (Tom) - Barrie Cookson (Harry) - Jack Stewart (Dusty) - Jacqueline Ellis (Peggy) - Carl Duering (Sten) - Wolfe Morris (Mueller) - David Ritch (Brandt) - Walter Gotell, Ian Conrad and Andy Alston (Policemen).
Production credit - ABC television (Associated British Corporation)
AVI File Details
File Size: 458 MB
Video Codec: Xvid
Video Bitrate: 1090 kb/s
Audio Codec: 0x0055(MP3) ID'd as MPEG-1 Layer 3
Audio Bitrate: 128 Kbps
Image Width: 720 pixels Height 536 pixels
frame Rate: 25.00 fps
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