|The 20 Questions Murder Mystery|
|Directed by||Paul L. Stein|
|Music by||Hans May|
|Edited by||Gerald Thomas|
The Twenty Questions Murder Mystery is a 1950 British crime film directed by Paul L. Stein and starring Robert Beatty, Rona Anderson, and Clifford Evans.The screenplay concerns a man who sends in a question to the BBC panel show Twenty Questions before he commits a murder. A number of people play themselves as members of the Twenty Questions panel.
Laura is a 1944 American film noir produced and directed by Otto Preminger. It stars Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews, and Clifton Webb along with Vincent Price and Judith Anderson. The screenplay by Jay Dratler, Samuel Hoffenstein, and Betty Reinhardt is based on the 1943 novel Laura by Vera Caspary.
The News Quiz is a British topical panel game broadcast on BBC Radio 4.
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Richard Norman Anderson was an American film and television actor. Among his best-known roles was his portrayal of Oscar Goldman, the boss of Steve Austin and Jaime Sommers in both The Six Million Dollar Man and The Bionic Woman television series between 1974 and 1978 and their subsequent television movies: The Return of the Six Million Dollar Man and the Bionic Woman (1987), Bionic Showdown: The Six Million Dollar Man and the Bionic Woman (1989) and Bionic Ever After? (1994).
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Home to Danger is a 1951 British film noir crime film directed by Terence Fisher starring Guy Rolfe, Rona Anderson and Stanley Baker. It was made at the Riverside Studios in Hammersmith as a supporting feature.
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This is a list of events from British radio in 1947.
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