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Joke Over


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Summer, 1928: Once again, Georgina (Lesley-Anne Down) has become involved with her giddy society friends. The merry little group faces disaster and disgrace when they "borrow" Richard Bellamy's (David Langton) car for a fateful joyride. A grim courtroom scene caps this somber episode, which was written by Rosemary Anne Sisson. First seen in England on November 30, 1975, "Joke Over" subsequently aired in the United States on April 10, 1977.

Network: PBS
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David Langton
as Richard Bellamy
Angela Baddeley
as Mrs. Bridges
Anthony Andrews
as Lord Robert Marquis ...
Barry Stanton
as Burridge
Madeleine Cannon
as Lady Dolly Hale
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