Columbo Goes to the Guillotine


2h 1989

Brief Synopsis

The first in a series of television movies starring Peter Falk as the unconventional detective which he created in the original NBC series. In this telefilm, a psychic murders a magician who could expose him as a charlatan and destroy his opportunity to work on a secret government project. Using the

Film Details

Also Known As
ABC Mystery Movie (02/06/89), The, Columbo (02/06/89)
Release Date
1989
Production Company
ABC Entertainment Group; Howard Anderson Company; Panavision, Ltd.
Location
Southern California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

The first in a series of television movies starring Peter Falk as the unconventional detective which he created in the original NBC series. In this telefilm, a psychic murders a magician who could expose him as a charlatan and destroy his opportunity to work on a secret government project. Using the magician's trick guillotine as the murder weapon, the psychic believes he has committed the perfect crime until Detective Columbo enters the scene.

Film Details

Also Known As
ABC Mystery Movie (02/06/89), The, Columbo (02/06/89)
Release Date
1989
Production Company
ABC Entertainment Group; Howard Anderson Company; Panavision, Ltd.
Location
Southern California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

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Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States February 6, 1989

Estimated budget: $2,600,000

The movie was broadcast as part of a rotating series of telefilms, airing under the blanket title "The ABC Mystery Movie."

Original title: "Return of Columbo."