The master of mystery comes to television with a series of three fast-paced, two-hour thrillers which take audiences from the high stakes world of thoroughbred racing to the inner circles of British intelligence. Based on the best-selling novels of internationally acclaimed author, Dick Francis, these movies star television, film and stage icon, Ian McSchane as Investigator David Cleveland.
These three two-hour movies include:
BLOOD SPORT When a prized racehorse disappears and an attempt is made on its owner’s life investigator David Cleveland soon finds himself bound for Canada and hot on the trail of some sinister suspects. Co-starring Patrick MacNee, Lloyd Bochner and Heath Lamberts.
IN THE FRAME
Investigator David Cleveland arrives in Germany to clear his friend’s name in an insurance scam. This leads him to a life or death struggle for survival, surrounded by art fraud, vintage wine and a classic femme fatale. Co-starring Lymann Ward and Barbara Rudnick.
Heading to Ireland to unravel the mysterious death of a friend, investigator David Cleveland becomes involved in a sophisticated computer gambling scheme. Once in possession of the key computer disks, he finds himself among the hunted as well as the hunter.
Co-stars Patrick Macnee and Geraldine Fitzgerald.