Ellery Queen

The Adventure of Veronica's Veils

Season 1, Ep 10, Aired 11/13/75
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  • Episode Description
  • Burlesque producer Sam Packer is found dead of an apparent heart attack but he leaves behind a video to be shown at his funeral in which he states that no matter what it looks like, he will be murdered. Packer, in the video, asks radio mystery star Simon Brimmer to solve his murder. Packer's widow, knowing that Simon can't figure out his butt from third base, goes to Ellery and asks for his help.moreless

  • Cast & Crew
  • David Wayne

    Inspector Richard Queen

  • Tom Reese

    Sergeant Velie

  • Jim Hutton

    Ellery Queen

  • George Burns

    Sam Packer

  • Jack Carter

    "Risky" Ross

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  • Quotes (15)

    • Packer: I hope I get good reviews where I'm going. I'm just glad it isn't New Haven.

    • Brady: It says in the script there's a pregnant pause. Simon: This is only a half hour show, Mr. Brady. We can't wait for the full term of the pregnancy.

    • Risky (about Packer): If you're lookin' for his ghost you're too late. He took the film rights with him.

    • Ellery (about Veronica): I can see why she's a star. She's good. Risky: Being good had nothing to do with it.

    • Brimmer: Do you have anything to say, Mr. Ross? Risky: Yeah, I'm getting pneumonia.

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    Notes (3)

    • George Burns, playing the murder victim, was not listed amongst the guest stars, although he did get special billing in the end credits.

    • In this episode we learn that Inspector Queen once walked a beat in the Hell's Kitchen section of Manhattan during his early years on the NYPD.

    • Julie Adams would later go onto a recurring role on another Levinson/Link created show--Murder, She Wrote.

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