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Dial "M" for murder : play in three acts

Author: Frederick Knott
Publisher: New York : Dramatists Play Service, ©1982.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When American writer Mark Halliday visits the very married Margot Wendice in London, he unknowingly sets off a chain of blackmail and murder. After sensing Margot's affections for Halliday, her husband, Tony Wendice, fears divorce and disinheritance, and plots her death. Knowing former school chum Captain Lesgate is involved in illegal activities, Tony blackmails him into conspiring to kill Margot. When she kills  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery plays
Mystery plays
Drama
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick Knott
OCLC Number: 12110678
Description: 79 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Responsibility: by Frederick Knott.

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When American writer Mark Halliday visits the very married Margot Wendice in London, he unknowingly sets off a chain of blackmail and murder. After sensing Margot's affections for Halliday, her husband, Tony Wendice, fears divorce and disinheritance, and plots her death. Knowing former school chum Captain Lesgate is involved in illegal activities, Tony blackmails him into conspiring to kill Margot. When she kills Lesgate in self-defense, Tony implicates her as being guilty of premeditated murder. Halliday must out-stratagize Tony to save Margot's life.

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