Heat of the Sun

Heat of the Sun

Director: Diarmuid Lawrence, Paul Seed, Adrian Shergold
Cast: Michael Byrne


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When a former Scotland Yard detective arrives in Nairobi to head up a new criminal investigation unit, the wave of crime may be more than he bargained for in this release from WGBH Boston Video. Presented in 1.33:1 full-frame and offering audio rendered in closed-captioned English Dolby Digital Stereo, episodes on this release include "Private Lives," "Hide in Plain Sight," and "The Sport of Kings." Heat of the Sun was originally aired as part of the popular PBS series Mystery!

Product Details

Release Date: 06/01/2004
UPC: 0783421337695
Original Release: 1998
Rating: NR
Source: Wgbh
Sound: [Dolby Digital]
Time: 6:00:00

Special Features

Closed Caption; Scene selection; Access to the Mystery! website

Cast & Crew

Scene Index

Side #1 -- Private Lives
1. A New Post [18:23]
2. The Search for Lady Daphne [14:14]
3. The Hunt [12:09]
4. Happy Valley Stories [13:09]
5. Arson and Murder [10:17]
6. Investigating a Courier [14:08]
7. The Will Is Found [9:39]
8. A Medal Is Won [16:19]
Side #2 -- Hide in Plain Sight
1. Attack on the Mission [17:47]
2. Death Without Cause [15:25]
3. Suspects and Secrets at the Mission [12:35]
4. Tyburn Declares a Challenge [14:37]
5. A Curse on Tyburn [12:41]
6. The Coffee Buyer [11:21]
7. Avril Knows the Truth [9:15]
8. Flight to the Coast [7:46]
9. Justice Is Served [11:46]
Side #3 -- The Sport of Kings
1. A Native Victim [19:09]
2. The Trial [17:28]
3. Race Week Begins [7:47]
4. The Race Is Over [15:51]
5. Against Burkitt's Orders [11:46]
6. Shaking the Tree [12:16]
7. Raiders [11:02]
8. Attack [7:21]
9. The Gold Mine [10:26]

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Heat of the Sun 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I absolutely loved this when I saw it on PBS. The charactors are real, if you like Poirot, Inspector Morse series, you will enjoy this.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Excellent series: great scenery, writing and acting. Not to be missed.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I have the tapes of this but want to update to DVD. I can't say enough about the cast, the subjects....just everything! I watch this over and over again and enjoy it every single time. Highly recommended!!!!