Mystery! (umbrella title)

    (PBS Primetime, 1980 - present)

    [This was an umbrella title for a rotating group of mostly
     British-produced series co-sponsored by Mobil Oil Corp.
     co-produced by WGBH-TV in Boston, shown on PBS with an
     introduction by a U. S. host...

     The first U.S. host was film critic Gene Shalit, who was
     followed by Vincent Price and then Diana Rigg;

     Favorite series included under this umbrella title were...
     "Rumpole of the Bailey";
      Agatha Christie's "Miss Marple";
      Agatha Christie's "Poirot";
      Granada Television's "Sherlock Holmes"]

Theme 1: "Mystery! Theme"

     Composer: Ron Goodwin (British PRS/BMI)

     1978 Publisher:

     1998 Publisher: Universal/Songs of Polygram International (BMI)
                        c/o Universal Music Publishing Group
                        a div. of Universal Studios, Inc.
                        of Los Angeles, CA

     Composition Date: 1966.
     British Publication Date: March 15, 1966.

     U.S. Copyright Date: Oct. 21, 1994; PA-645-137.


Theme 2: "Mystery! (Theme)"

    [ASCAP alternate titles
     aka: "Mystery (Opening & Closing)"; 
     aka: "Mystery Theme";
     Normand Roger was a Canadian composer, who also scored the
     film "The Old Man and the Sea" (1999)]

     Composer: Normand Roger (Canadian SOCAN/ASCAP)

     Orig. Publisher: Les Editions du St. Laurent, Canada;
                      US administrator: September Music Corp. (Canadian SOCAN/ASCAP)

     2001 Publisher: [listed without publisher in the 
                      ASCAP ACE 2001 database]

     Copyright Date: 1980 on sheet music
     Renewal   Date:


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