The Silent Witness (1996)

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Drama documentary about the death of a man on 12 August 1926 in a seaside villa in Whitstable. An old Etonian playboy, Frank Smith, visits his wife who had left him after he squandered their fortune. During the night there is a shot, and his old friend, Jack Derham, has been killed.

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