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Murder on the Blackboard II

“But I’m not a detective.  I was mixed up in one murder case because I happened to be at the Aquarium when a dead body appeared in the penguin tank upside down, and in another because I was having tea with the Inspector when he heard the alarm…” So says Miss Hildegarde Withers when asked… Read More ›

Murder on the Blackboard I

The perfect casting can make or break an adaptation of any story.  One successful example of superb casting is that of Edna May Oliver in the role of amateur sleuth Hildegarde Withers. Hildegarde Withers is a New York City teacher (originally from Boston) who, in Murder on the Blackboard, is described as “in the neighborhood… Read More ›

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