Nero Wolfe Mystery The Doorbell Rang DVD
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- Additional Details
- Format: Color, DVD-Video, NTSC
- Rating: Not Rated
- Number of Discs: 1
- Run Time: 100 Minutes
- Region: Region 1
- Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
- Language: English
- Studio: A&E Home Video
- DVD Release Date: April 22, 2001
When eccentric millionaire Rachel Bruner arrives at the doorstep of detective Nero Wolfe's brownstone, she brings an extraordinary offer, a disturbing story of harassment, and an FBI tail. Only after Wolfe takes the case does the murder come to light.
The premiere episode of A&E's original series based on Rex Stout's beloved Nero Wolfe novels, THE DOORBELL RANG sees the epicurean detective (Maury Chaykin) and his dogged assistant Archie Goodwin (Oscar® winner Timothy Hutton, who also directed) taking on J. Edgar Hoover and the FBI. As the story unfolds, however, it becomes clear that the Agency is not guilty of murder--in this case, anyway--and their reluctant cooperation is essential to capturing a killer.
Sophisticated and suspenseful, THE DOORBELL RANG captures the wit and style that have made Wolfe one of fiction's most famous detectives.