Morelle based on the character. We point you in the right direction and you're free to expand on it, extend it, use it however it best advances your efforts. In Speedy Death, a country house in the 1920s is rocked by a murder which takes place in a room which is first locked, then later unlocked. Maigret is an enduringly popular character, first appearing in print in 1931 and most recently filmed for television starring Rowan Atkinson. The premiere episode, Alarm Call, also gives Cecil Parker an opportunity to establish his characterization of Dr.
Her excuse is a murder in the hotel where she is working, and she is soon happily helping Dr Morelle as he disguises the truth to unmask a criminal. He and his wife had a daughter together. What you see here, is what you get. Since Miss Grahame was in private life my wife, I was quite happy about this. The curmudgeonly and sarcastic psychologist is thought to be based on Hollywood actor and producer Erich von Stroheim; and as played by Cecil Parker the character certainly has a touch of the aristocrat about him.
If you are interested in preserving old time radio, you may wish to join the Old Time Radio Researchers Group at Yahoo. Morelle is reintroduced in the premiere episode by way of a chance meeting with his 'former' assistant Miss Frayle. Each of the stories is self-contained, with Morelle solving the mystery in the final scene. For more information about copyrights for Old Time Radio shows,. As more verifiable provenances surface, we'll continue to update the following series log, as appropriate.
Jane Grahame was also the wife of Ernest Dudley. Dudley reportedly conceived the character of Dr. Then The Mystery of a Butcher's Shop sees Mrs Bradley investigating as a headless body is found in the butcher's shop. Griffith is best in the cast with his performance of a slightly daft butler who walks an imaginary dog. Unusually for the time, he solves each case not by hunting for clues in the manner of Sherlock Holmes, but instead through a psychiatrist's insight into the personality of the killer: using his professional experience to consider the suspects, in order to determine which of them matches the deduced personality of the murderer. Morelle's irritating traits and studied aloofness. Arundell and Grahame continued in the recurring roles between 1942 and 1946.
One of the pre-eminent detectives of crime fiction's Golden Age, Dr Gideon Fell is stout, jovial and fond of beer and band music. Arundell and Grahame continued in the recurring roles between 1942 and 1946. Morelle and Sheila Sim as Miss Frayle. The programme was an instant hit in a perfect mating of actor to material. Red highlights in the text of the 'Notes' columns refer to information upon which we relied in citing dates, date or time changes, or titles. During the 1947-1948 season appearances of Meet Dr.
Somewhat reminiscent of how Agatha Christie's character, Hercule Poirot, first met his Miss Lemon, Miss Frayle comes to Dr. Morelle, one of the era's more perfect marriages of performer to character. The curmudgeonly and sarcastic psychologist is thought to be based on Hollywood actor and producer Erich von Stroheim; and as played by Cecil Parker the character certainly has a touch of the aristocrat about him. Morelle and Sheila Sim as Miss Frayle. . His drooping eye and petulant expression coupled with a smile have made him a natural for the pompous but well-meaning superior who almost invariably has to admit defeat, and even his incursions into crime, as one of the Ladykillers or the usurping king in The Court Jester , were duly punished. The story is told in flashback and in this case a bad idea because we know that the good doctor's assistant Julia Lang has had no harm befall her.
Morelle, featuring successful Film actor Cecil Parker as Dr. You can help Wikipedia by. Not good especially for those not familiar with the character on British radio who knows that she would have to be back for next week's episode. But he's not without eccentricities. Morelle is also possessed of an unshakeable confidence in his opinions, conclusions and psychological impressions of virtually everyone he meets. The Monday Night At 8 segments featuring Dudley's character were called Meet Dr. Arundell and Grahame continued in the recurring roles between 1942 and 1946.
However, he also possesses a razor-sharp mind and extraordinary powers of deduction, which are frequently put to the test as he is called upon to solve seemingly impossible crimes. Parker is most fondly remembered amoung Radio fans for his role as the quixotic, imperious Dr. Morelle is also possessed of an unshakeable confidence in his opinions, conclusions and psychological impressions of virtually everyone he meets. This page is provided in case you want to sample the shows. Clouds of Witness finds Wimsey investigating murder close to home, and in Unnatural Death he investigates the suspicious demise of an elderly woman. The friend stands to inherit a considerable fortune, but the friend after making the call disappears. But the film itself looks like it was slapped together rather quickly no doubt to take advantage of the radio show's popularity.
Through thrilling crime drama, these nine mysteries paint a portrait of modern life in communist China, depicting traditional Shanghai life amidst the old alleyways and how it is rapidly changing with modernisation. The series was created by writer Ernest Dudley, who conceived the character during an air raid in 1942. Morelle while sitting in the coal cellar of his Bristol flat during Luftwaffe raids during the 1940s. Morelle Stage, Radio, Television and Film Actor 1897-1971 Birthplace: Brighton, East Sussex, England, U. Morelle, Morelle was portrayed by Heron Carvic. Morelle and Sheila Sim as Miss Frayle. Ernest Dudley went on to write five novels centered around his 'detective you love to hate,' and teamed with Arthur Watkyn to write a stage play, Dr.