A Masterpiece Of Murder


2h 1986

Brief Synopsis

Bob Hope, in his first made-for-TV movie as well as his first starring film in over a dozen years, teamed with veteran actor Don Ameche, playing a down-on-his-luck gumshoe and a wealthy retired master thief, respectively, to solve a string of art thefts and murders involving a stellar (by TV standar

Film Details

Also Known As
Masterpiece of Murder, Nice, Pleasant, Deadly Weekend, Deadly Weekend in Palm Springs, A
Release Date
1986
Location
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

Bob Hope, in his first made-for-TV movie as well as his first starring film in over a dozen years, teamed with veteran actor Don Ameche, playing a down-on-his-luck gumshoe and a wealthy retired master thief, respectively, to solve a string of art thefts and murders involving a stellar (by TV standards) guest cast. Among the earlier titles for this one were "A Nice, Pleasant, Deadly Weekend in Palm Springs" and then simply "A Nice, Pleasant, Deadly Weekend" (probably because the production was moved lock, stock, and suspects to Vancouver).

Film Details

Also Known As
Masterpiece of Murder, Nice, Pleasant, Deadly Weekend, Deadly Weekend in Palm Springs, A
Release Date
1986
Location
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

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Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States January 27, 1986

The film is Bob Hope's television movie debut. He and Don Ameche play roles initially scheduled for Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly.

Previous titles: "A Nice, Pleasant, Deadly Weekend in Palm Springs" and "A Nice, Pleasant, Deadly Weekend."