Jul 31, 2009

Posted in Captain Underhill Series

The Case Of The Shooting Star

Copyright 1991
52 minutes
A Captain Underhill mystery

A meteor explodes in the summertime sky over Cape Cod, and a man is struck dead by a flying fragment. A freak accident, it is supposed, until Captain Underhill and Doctor Scofield, checking into the science and history of meteors, as well as the laws of probability, are led to form a different conclusion.

In 1935, James M. Cain wrote the classic insurance fraud mystery, Double Indemnity. Here’s a story that could be titled Triple Indemnity.

CHARACTERS CAST
Announcer Lou Dumont
Captain Waverly Underhill David Ellsworth
Doctor Alexander Scofield Wally O’Hara
Marsha Marshall Annemarie Lang
Frank Kevin Groppe

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