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Mystery and Imagination (1966–1970)

TV Series | 75 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

A British anthology series based on classic ghost stories and chillers from M. R. James, Poe, Algernon Blackwood, Sheridan Le Fanu and others; later branching into feature-length teleplays of Dracula, Frankenstein and other famous novels.See moreA British anthology series based on classic ghost stories and chillers from M. R. James, Poe, Algernon Blackwood, Sheridan Le Fanu and others; later branching into feature-length teleplays of Dracula, Frankenstein and other famous novels. Written by hutch48 See less
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5   |   4   |   3   |   2   |   1   See all
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Updated Jan 29, 1966

Release date (First episode)
Jan 29, 1966 (United Kingdom)

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246 cast members
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David Buck
Richard Beckett / Host Richard Beckett / Host   See fewer
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Freddie Jones
Parkes / Sweeney Todd / Vaudin Parkes / Sweeney Todd / Vaudin   See fewer
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3
Robert Hunter
Carter / Railwayman / Ross Carter / Railwayman / Ross   See fewer
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3
Mark Moss
Cracknell / Gendarme / Monson Cracknell / Gendarme / Monson   See fewer
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Robert Eddison
Karswell / Silas Ruthyn Karswell / Silas Ruthyn   See fewer
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Bernard Archard
Professor Van Helsing / The President Professor Van Helsing / The President   See fewer
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Alan Hay
Bar Pianist / Butler Bar Pianist / Butler   See fewer
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Denholm Elliott
Dracula / Roderick Usher Dracula / Roderick Usher   See fewer
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Ian Holm
Frankenstein / MacFarlane / The Being Frankenstein / MacFarlane / The Being   See fewer
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Neil Stacy
Anthony / Henry Anthony / Henry   See fewer
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Meg Wynn Owen
Ellen / Justine Ellen / Justine   See fewer
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Ron Pember
Conductor / Fritz Conductor / Fritz   See fewer
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Edmund Sulley
Mr. Jarvis / Toofie Mr. Jarvis / Toofie   See fewer
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Joss Ackland
Herr Scavenius / Mr. Smedhurst Herr Scavenius / Mr. Smedhurst   See fewer
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Trevor Baxter
Canon Tabard / Undertaker Canon Tabard / Undertaker   See fewer
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John Crocker
Mr. Tidcroft / Porter Mr. Tidcroft / Porter   See fewer
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Robert James
Carmaignac / The Stranger Carmaignac / The Stranger   See fewer
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Megs Jenkins
Mrs. Bunch / Mrs. Smedhurst Mrs. Bunch / Mrs. Smedhurst   See fewer
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John Moffatt
Gray / Marquis d'Harmonville Gray / Marquis d'Harmonville   See fewer
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Aubrey Morris
Waiter / Willibald Waiter / Willibald   See fewer
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Darryl Read
Boy / Stripe Boy / Stripe   See fewer
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Jack Hawkins
Colonel Mortimer Colonel Mortimer   See fewer
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Isobel Black
Margaret Trelawny Margaret Trelawny   See fewer
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Alan Dobie
Prince Florizel Prince Florizel   See fewer
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Rachel Gurney
Mrs. Mortimer Mrs. Mortimer   See fewer
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Patience Collier
Madame de la Rougierre Madame de la Rougierre   See fewer
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James Maxwell
Dr. Seward Dr. Seward   See fewer
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Richard Vernon
Professor Krempe Professor Krempe   See fewer
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Patrick Mower
Malcolm Ross Malcolm Ross   See fewer
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Peter Sallis
Brogden / Hopkins / Mundel Brogden / Hopkins / Mundel   See fewer
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Mark Dignam
Dr. Simson Dr. Simson   See fewer
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Lucy Fleming
Maud Ruthyn Maud Ruthyn   See fewer
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Corin Redgrave
Jonathan Harker Jonathan Harker   See fewer
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Donald Churchill
Corbeck Corbeck   See fewer
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Russell Hunter
Crumbles / Dr. Fogg / Dr. Makepeace Crumbles / Dr. Fogg / Dr. Makepeace   See fewer
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Hildegard Neil
The Woman in Black The Woman in Black   See fewer
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John Laurie
Mr. Moncrieff Mr. Moncrieff   See fewer
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Sarah Badel
Elizabeth Elizabeth   See fewer
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Suzanne Neve
Mina Harker Mina Harker   See fewer
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Dudley Sutton
Dudley Ruthyn Dudley Ruthyn   See fewer
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David Collings
James Morris James Morris   See fewer
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Mr. Trelawny Mr. Trelawny   See fewer
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Lewis Fiander
Mark Ingestrie Mark Ingestrie   See fewer
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Henry Beltran
Roland Mortimer Roland Mortimer   See fewer
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Austin Ruthyn Austin Ruthyn   See fewer
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Molly / Nelly Lovett Molly / Nelly Lovett   See fewer
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Sergeant Daw Sergeant Daw   See fewer
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Colonel Geraldyne Colonel Geraldyne   See fewer
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Jill Mai Meredith
Jeanie Mortimer Jeanie Mortimer   See fewer
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Wilhelm Wilhelm   See fewer
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Lady Ilbury Lady Ilbury   See fewer
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Mrs. Weston Mrs. Weston   See fewer
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Sir Montague Malthus Sir Montague Malthus   See fewer
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Charley / Charlotte Charley / Charlotte   See fewer
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Mrs. Stone Mrs. Stone   See fewer
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Charles Charles   See fewer
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Lucy Weston Lucy Weston   See fewer
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Sarah Mangles Sarah Mangles   See fewer
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Tobias Tobias   See fewer
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Lt. Brackenbury Rich Lt. Brackenbury Rich   See fewer
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Corporal Jones Corporal Jones   See fewer
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Major O'Rooke Major O'Rooke   See fewer
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Constable Rogers Constable Rogers   See fewer
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Beadle Beadle   See fewer
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Rowse Rowse   See fewer
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Scullery Maid Scullery Maid   See fewer
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Mataschek Mataschek   See fewer
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Inspector Field Inspector Field   See fewer
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Jenkins Jenkins   See fewer
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Manners Manners   See fewer
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The Voice The Voice   See fewer
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Priest Priest   See fewer
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Sweeney Todd Jnr. Sweeney Todd Jnr.   See fewer
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Vampire Vampire   See fewer
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Brewster Brewster   See fewer
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Vampire Vampire   See fewer
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Hiram Otis Hiram Otis   See fewer
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Countess de St Valyre Countess de St Valyre   See fewer
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Adrian Temple Adrian Temple   See fewer
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Sir John Maltravers Sir John Maltravers   See fewer
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Hecate Hecate   See fewer
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Baines Baines   See fewer
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Tom Whistlewick Tom Whistlewick   See fewer
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Landlord Landlord   See fewer
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Butler Butler   See fewer
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Raffaelle Raffaelle   See fewer
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Richardson Richardson   See fewer
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Alice Simpson Alice Simpson   See fewer
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Dr. Lutz Dr. Lutz   See fewer
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Countess Countess   See fewer
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Porson Porson   See fewer
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Landlady Landlady   See fewer
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Sir Simon de Canterville Sir Simon de Canterville   See fewer
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Sophia Maltravers Sophia Maltravers   See fewer
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Sullivan Sullivan   See fewer
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William Oke William Oke   See fewer
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Mrs. Temple Mrs. Temple   See fewer
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Parnham Parnham   See fewer
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Campbell Campbell   See fewer
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Doctor Doctor   See fewer
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Lucy Tippins Lucy Tippins   See fewer
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Mrs. Simpson Mrs. Simpson   See fewer
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Captain Battenburg Captain Battenburg   See fewer
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Mlle. La Fontaine Mlle. La Fontaine   See fewer
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Ma Murley Ma Murley   See fewer
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Mrs. Oke Mrs. Oke   See fewer
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Carmilla Carmilla   See fewer
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Duke of Cheshire Duke of Cheshire   See fewer
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Constance Temple Constance Temple   See fewer
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Mrs. Otis Mrs. Otis   See fewer
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Mickey Mickey   See fewer
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General General   See fewer
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Jane Galbraith Jane Galbraith   See fewer
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Mr. Abney Mr. Abney   See fewer
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Colonel Gaillarde Colonel Gaillarde   See fewer
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Earle Earle   See fewer
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Mrs. Jones Mrs. Jones   See fewer
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Ticket collector Ticket collector   See fewer
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Dr. Jones Dr. Jones   See fewer
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Mrs. Umney Mrs. Umney   See fewer
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Dick Tippins Dick Tippins   See fewer
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John Eldred John Eldred   See fewer
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Emily Emily   See fewer
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Dr. Peters Dr. Peters   See fewer
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Count de St Valyre Count de St Valyre   See fewer
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Stationmaster Stationmaster   See fewer
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Lord Canterville Lord Canterville   See fewer
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Stephen Elliott Stephen Elliott   See fewer
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Virginia Virginia   See fewer
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Body snatcher Body snatcher   See fewer
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Hodgson Hodgson   See fewer
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Frau Mahler Frau Mahler   See fewer
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Herr Kristensen Herr Kristensen   See fewer
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Gertrud Gertrud   See fewer
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Madeleine Usher Madeleine Usher   See fewer
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Double Double   See fewer
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Driver Driver   See fewer
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Coachman Coachman   See fewer
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Mrs. Monson Mrs. Monson   See fewer
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Violinist Violinist   See fewer
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Crabbe Crabbe   See fewer
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Mrs. Mossup Mrs. Mossup   See fewer
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Mrs. Thatcher Mrs. Thatcher   See fewer
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Chairman Chairman   See fewer
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Sir Robert Redgauntlet Sir Robert Redgauntlet   See fewer
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Young Hodge Young Hodge   See fewer
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Dougal Dougal   See fewer
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Dunning Dunning   See fewer
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Marguerite Marguerite   See fewer
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Gaillard Gaillard   See fewer
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Hawkes Hawkes   See fewer
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Sir John Sir John   See fewer
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Miss. Bezyre Miss. Bezyre   See fewer
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Dr. Ramsay Dr. Ramsay   See fewer
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Policeman Policeman   See fewer
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Emily's son Emily's son   See fewer
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Attendant Attendant   See fewer
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Mrs. Bogarde Mrs. Bogarde   See fewer
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Mrs. Manning Mrs. Manning   See fewer
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Professor Bruce-Williams Professor Bruce-Williams   See fewer
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Dr. Waldmann Dr. Waldmann   See fewer
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Harrington Harrington   See fewer
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Dr. Tomkins Dr. Tomkins   See fewer
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Lapraik Lapraik   See fewer
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Steenie Steenie   See fewer
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Major Ampleforth Major Ampleforth   See fewer
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Silas - as a young man Silas - as a young man   See fewer
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Dr. Argent Dr. Argent   See fewer
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Mrs. Ampleforth Mrs. Ampleforth   See fewer
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Blount Blount   See fewer
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Hutcheon Hutcheon   See fewer
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Martine Martine   See fewer
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Streetwalker Streetwalker   See fewer
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7.7 / 10 | 56 votes