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Ellery Queen

The Adventure of the Black Falcon (Season 1, Episode 12)
TV Episode | 49 min | Crime, Drama, Family

Letting a fine wine "breathe" proves deadly for the wine's owner Nick Kingston, who leaves it unattended for a killer to poison it. The vintner, who's hosting a party upstairs, comes back only to collapse. He tries to implicate the killer ...See moreLetting a fine wine "breathe" proves deadly for the wine's owner Nick Kingston, who leaves it unattended for a killer to poison it. The vintner, who's hosting a party upstairs, comes back only to collapse. He tries to implicate the killer but breaks the wine cellar's only pencil, so he crawls to a wine rack and grabs a bottle, smashing it on the floor. The shattered bottle bears the label Black Falcon, indicating it was tied to World War One. But how? Written by Peter Harris See less
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Writers
Frederic Dannay (characters created by) (as Ellery Queen) | Manfred Lee (characters created by) (as Ellery Queen) | Richard Levinson (developer) | William Link (developer) | Marc B. Ray
Cinematographer
John M. Nickolaus Jr. (as John M. Nickolaus)
Status
Edit Released
Updated Jan 4, 1976

Release date
Jan 4, 1976 (United States)

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19 cast members
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Jim Hutton
Ellery Queen Ellery Queen   See fewer
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David Wayne
Inspector Richard Queen Inspector Richard Queen   See fewer
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Howard Duff
Eddie Morgan Eddie Morgan   See fewer
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Signe Hasso
Flora Schumann Flora Schumann   See fewer
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Tab Hunter
John Randall John Randall   See fewer
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Roddy McDowall
The Amazing Armitage The Amazing Armitage   See fewer
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John Hillerman
Simon Brimmer Simon Brimmer   See fewer
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Tom Reese
Sgt. Thomas Velie Sgt. Thomas Velie   See fewer
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William Schallert
Alexander Alexander   See fewer
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Susan Stafford
The Hat Check Girl The Hat Check Girl   See fewer
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Rosanna Huffman
Nancy McGuire Nancy McGuire   See fewer
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Lewis Charles
Nick Kingston Nick Kingston   See fewer
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George Skaff
Maitre D' Maitre D'   See fewer
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Bob Basso
Waiter Waiter   See fewer
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Nick Borgani
Waiter (uncredited) Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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George DeNormand
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Leoda Richards
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Arnold Roberts
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Hank Robinson
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Ratings Breakdown

7.9 / 10 | 68 votes