Evan Hunter Is Ed McBain (1984)

Film details

  • Featuring

    Melvyn Bragg Evan Hunter

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year

    1984

  • Genre

    Anthology

  • Type

    Television

  • Category

    Non Fiction

Alternative titles

  • Evan Hunter Archive
  • Ed McBain Archive

Synopsis

Follows Evan Hunter on a night-time journey through the world of his crime-writing persona - Ed McBain: the streets and bars of New York and among the cops in a shabby, bustling police precinct like the fictional 87th. He also visits Italian Harlem where he was born and grew up under the name Salvatore Lombino.

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