MYSTERY! Home Videos, Books and Music CD
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For sale to individuals, educators, educational institutions and libraries in
the U.S., MYSTERY! home videos can also be used by teachers if shown in
face-to-face teaching situations, or by libraries for check-out use. Public
performance rights are included with the purchase of these videos, except where
noted. Certain titles may also be available for sale in Canada; call
1-800-949-8670 x498 for more information.
All MYSTERY! videos are closed-captioned.
Touching Evil, Series Two
Maverick Detective Inspector Dave Creegan (Robson Green, Reckless) and
his partner D.I. Susan Taylor (Nicola Walker, Four Weddings and a Funeral;
Moll Flanders) are on the case in three all-new, darkly tinged two-hour
dramas. This time out, Creegan, Taylor, and the Organized and Serial Crime Unit
track a serial kidnapper-murderer whose fatal fascination with young women
leaves Creegan with a new scar to bear: A profoundly disturbed relief worker
whose nightmares of atrocities committed in Bosnia impel him to erase the
memories of fellow aides -- permanently; and an international ring of baby
6 hours on 3 cassettes.
WG820 $39.95 Available Spring 2000.
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MYSTERY! A Celebration book
Celebrate 20 years of MYSTERY! with this beautiful companion book to the
series. Investigate the actions and motivations of your favorite heroes and
villains as they interact on the page and on the screen. Behind-the-scenes
anecdotes, complete production credits, and 100-question quiz make this a
must-have resource any MYSTERY! fan. 150 color photos, scores of color
illustrations and Edward Gorey drawings.
WG180, softcover, $24.95
Cadfael, Series Four, 3-part Set
Set in the medieval Benedictine abbey of Shrewsbury, these new mysteries are
based on the best-selling novels by Ellis Petters. Demonstrating once more his
unusual ability to reconcile the mysterious ways of God to the murderous ways
of mortals is Cadfael, portrayed with calm elegance by Sir Derek Jacobi. 4.5
hours on 3 cassettes.
Home video version: WG647 $49.95
Educational video version: WG613 $49.95
Cadfael, Series Four: The Holy Thief
Who's stolen a box of precious gems and the Holy Relics of St. Winifred -- the
lifeblood of Shrewsbury Abbey? Brother Cadfael (Sir Derek Jacobi) must untangle
the wicked web with only a single thread of a clue and the valuable assistance
of a kidnapped slave girl. 90 min.
Home video version: WG648 $19.95
Educational video version: WG599 $19.95
Cadfael, Series Four: The Pilgrim of Hate
Not all pilgrims are as pious as they seem. Among the throng at Shrewsbury
Abbey to observe the holy day are cripples, gamblers, swindlers -- and a
murderer. After discovering a corpse, Brother Cadfael (Sir Derek Jacobi) must
race time to find the guilty party amid hundreds of strangers. 90 min.
Home video version: WG649 $19.95
Educational video version: WG600 $19.95
Cadfael, Series Four: The Potter's Field
While plowing a nearby field, the monks of Shrewsbury Abbey turn up a crude
burial plot containing a woman's remains. Who is she? How did she die? Who
buried her? Brother Cadfael (Sir Derek Jacobi) is compelled to clear his fellow
brother's name by proving others were involved in this bizarre crime of
passion. 90 min.
Home video version: WG650 $19.95
Educational video version: WG601 $19.95
Cadfael, Series Three, Three-part Set
Cadfael, Series Three, The Raven in the Foregate
Cadfael, Series Three, The Rose Rent
Cadfael, Series Three, A Morbid Taste For Bones
Cadfael, Series Two, Three-part Set
Cadfael, Series Two, The Virgin in the Ice
Cadfael, Series Two, The Devil's Novice
Cadfael. Series Two, St. Peter's Fair
Cadfael, Series One, 4-part Set
Cadfael, Series One, Leper of St. Giles
Cadfael, Series One, Monk's Hood
Cadfael, Series One, One Corpse Too Many
Cadfael, Series One, Sanctuary Sparrow
A Certain Justice
P.D. James's sterling, sensitive Detective Inspector Adam Dalgliesh (Roy
Marsden) returns to solve a murder set against the backdrop of the British
legal community that explores the true meaning of justice when a brilliant, but
widely unpopular, defense attorney is found stabbed to death. The bizarre and
gruesome crime yields an astonishing number of suspects, but for Dalgliesh,
more troubling still are the imperfections of a legal system that allow a
killer to go unpunished.
3 hours on 2 cassettes
Heat Of The Sun
A tangled web of blackmail, murder and passion awaits former Scotland Yard
detective Albert Tyburn (Trevor Eve) when he arrives in Nairobi. In three
mysteries -- Private Lives, Hide in Plain Sight and The Sport
of Kings -- Tyburn uses his cunning and courage to battle arson,
drug-dealing, murder and more.
6 hours on 3 cassettes
The Ice House
Ten years ago, Phoebe Maybury's husband disappeared. When no body was found,
the police were forced to abandon their inquiry into Phoebe's suspected
involvement. When a mutilated corpse -- believed to be Maybury -- is found in
the abandoned ice house on the grounds of their home, the murder investigation
resumes. Chief Inspector George Walsh, who was assigned to the case a decade
before, is convinced he's got Phoebe this time. His assistant isn't so sure.
3 hours on 2 cassettes
Inspector Morse: The Day of the Devil
A mental patient sets up an elaborate and deadly battle of wits with Morse.
John Barrie escapes from a night security hospital and turns up in Oxford.
When signs of Satanism are left behind in Barrie's abandoned hospital room and
throughout Oxfordshire, Morse quickly realizes he is dealing with more than
just a rapist on the run.
WG042, 2 hours, $19.95
Inspector Morse Videos:
Inspector Morse: The Day of the Devil (part 1 of 2)
Inspector Morse: The Day of the Devil (part 2 of 2)
Inspector Morse: Twilight of the Gods
Inspector Morse finds himself investigating two crimes: the murder of a
freelance journalist writing an article on a millionaire benefactor, and an
opera singer performing at the opening of a building at Oxford -- a building
donated by the same benefactor.
Inspector Morse: Promised Land
Inspector Morse: Fat Chance
Inspector Morse: Second Time Around
Inspector Morse: Way Through the Woods
Inspector Morse: Deadly Slumber
Inspector Morse: Dead on Time
Inspector Morse: Happy Families
Inspector Morse: Cherubim & Seraphim
Inspector Morse: Death is Now My Neighbor
Morse and Lewis are called in to investigate the mysterious deaths of two
Oxfordshire neighbors, murdered only 24 hours apart -- and with the same gun.
The investigation begins to unearth links between the two crimes, but it also
leads Morse and Lewis straight into the hot-house atmosphere of the election
for Master of Lonsdale College. But murder isn't the only mystery solved here,
much to the relief of patient fans everywhere, Morse's first name is finally
Inspector Morse: Daughters of Cain
Suspects and alibis abound following the murder of retired Oxford professor Dr.
Felix McClure (Bernard Brown). What starts as an apparently routine inquiry for
Morse and Lewis turns out to be far more complex than either expected as they
unravel a sordid story of suspicious undergraduate suicide, drugs, and the
resignation of a long-time college employee.
Inspector Morse: The Wench is Dead
Inspector Morse is confined to a hospital bed awaiting test results that may
spell more than just the end of his career. Bedridden, he becomes engrossed in
a book on a famous murder in history: The Oxford Canal murder of 1859 -- the
murder of a young woman in the Oxford Canal, a crime that sent two possibly
innocent men to the gallows.
Inspector Morse CDs
Inspector Morse 3-CD set WG058 $39.95
Inspector Morse CD, Volume One
Into The Blue
Inspector Morse CD, Volume Two
Inspector Morse CD, Volume Three
Harry Barnett (John Thaw, Inspector Morse), a failed
businessman-turned-groundskeeper living on the Greek island of Rhodes,
reluctantly turns detective when Heather Mallender, a young English woman with
whom he has a one-night stand, suddenly vanishes "into the blue." Tracing her
to London, Harry becomes enmeshed in the high-powered world of an old friend, a
A Mind To Murder
Scotland Yard Commander Adam Dalgliesh (Roy Marsden) becomes entangled in a
complex web of political intrigue, blackmail and deceit as he leads an inquiry
into a macabre murder at an exclusive psychiatric clinic in East Anglia. As
pressure mounts to find the killer, Dalgliesh senses a cover up among his
superiors who are anxious for a speedy conclusion to remove the clinic from the
Mrs. Bradley Mysteries
Multi-award winner Diana Rigg stars as stylish sleuth Mrs. Adela Bradley in
this sophisticated 1920's whodunit filled with blackmail, a shooting and plenty
of devious twists and turns. Mrs. Bradley, with her trusty chauffeur George,
arrives at Chayning Court for the engagement party of her goddaughter, Eleanor
Bing. Later that evening, Eleanor's fiancé is found dead in the bath.
The police are called in and conclude that his death was nothing more than a
Mrs. Bradley is not so easily satisfied -- why was there water on both sides of
the bath, why was the window open and why was the door unlocked? While the rest
of the household attends the funeral, Mrs. Bradley launches her own
investigation, using her prodigious charm and wit to help the local police
catch a killer. No public performance rights available.
This taut psychological thriller from Paula Milne (The Politician's
Wife) introduces Ross Tanner (Clive Owen, Closer; Bent), a hotshot police
detective who lives for the thrill of the chase -- while desperate to conceal a
terrifying secret: he's losing his vision. Claire Skinner (Inspector Morse;
The Wingless Bird; Sleepy Hollow) co-stars as D.I. Catherine Tully, drafted
into Tanner's crime unit to aid in the investigation of the apparently
motiveless, brutal murder of a nineteen-year-old college student. As Tanner's
relationship with the world becomes increasingly fragile, he learns that there
is more to murder than meets the eye. Insight prevails over eyesight as he
discovers that success and survival both will depend on the alchemy of all his
3 hours on 2 cassettes
Rosalind Leigh (Caroline Goodall, Schindler's List), is persuaded by her
publisher to write again...and this time her subject is murder. The facts of
the case are simple: Olive Martin pleaded guilty to killing and carving up her
sister and her mother, earning the chilling nickname "The Sculptress." But
despite Olive's protestations of guilt, Rosalind becomes convinced that she is
hiding something. No public performance rights available.
3 hours on 2 cassettes
Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes: Six-part set
Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes: The Dying Detective
Touching Evil, Series One
Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes: The Cardboard Box
Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes: The Three Gables
Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes: The Red Circle
Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes: Golden Pince Nez
Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes: The Mazarine Stone
"Not since the first two Prime Suspects has there been so much psychotic
behavior with such superb production values."
-- John Leonard, CBS Sunday Morning
"Cool, creepy stuff."
-- Entertainment Weekly
From Paul Abbott, the much-celebrated author of Reckless and
Cracker comes this contemporary, darkly-edged miniseries starring Robson
Green as Detective Inspector Dave Creegan. Follow the exploits of the Organized
and Serial Crime Unit (OSC), an FBI-styled rapid-response elite crime squad.
Co-stars Nicola Walker (Four Weddings and a Funeral) as Creegan's
6 hours on 3 cassettes
An Unsuitable Job For A Woman, Series Two
"Helen Baxendale brings youth, smarts, and spunk to MYSTERY!"
-- Chicago Sun-Times
P.D. James' Cordelia Gray (Helen Baxendale, Friends) returns to
MYSTERY! in two, two-part dramas, along with her trusty and
tenacious office assistant, Edith Sparshott (Annette Crosbie, One Foot in
the Grave), by her side. The fiercely independent -- and now very pregnant
-- young detective matches wits with a pair of murderous thugs and snares an
unlikely killer with a connection to Scotland Yard, proof to one and all that
her profession is hardly an unsuitable job for a woman -- or a mother.
4 hours on 2 cassettes
An Unsuitable Job For A Woman, Series One
Cordelia Gray (Helen Baxendale) unexpectedly inherits the private detective
agency she works for after her boss commits suicide. Her first solo case, a
college student's suicide, appears to be uncomplicated. But it takes a dramatic
turn when Gray investigates and uncovers the truth about his family -- and his
A Last Embrace
Cordelia Gray accepts a job from Juliet Hampson, who owns a country-house hotel
with her husband. Going undercover, Cordelia sets out to investigate Mr.
Hampson's alleged infidelities. But the seemingly straightforward case spirals
into a web of deceit, adultery and murder. No public performance rights
5.5 hours on 3 cassettes
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