Nancy Lyon’s death from arsenic poisoning shocks Dallas high society. Her death remains a perplexing mystery, and to Assistant D.A. Jerri Sims it seems like someone’s about to get away with murder.
THE TRUE MURDER MYSTERY THAT SHOCKED DALLAS HIGH SOCIETY
When Nancy Lyon died in agony from arsenic poisoning, her death shocked Dallas high society, and no-one could unravel the mystery and intrigue surrounding her demise. But to Assistant D.A.
Jerri Sims it seemed like someone was about to get away with murder – and that only the ultimate secret would betray the killer.
Starring RICHARD THOMAS (The Waltons, Wonder Boys), TESS HARPER (Tender Mercies, Crimes of the Heart), and GLYNNIS O’CONNOR (As the World Turns), the compelling murder mystery DEATH IN SMALL DOSES charts how power and money can keep people together while murder can tear them apart.
After Nancy’s death, the path to finding the killer is strewn with unpredictable turns and dark family secrets. Is it Nancy’s husband, a man despised by her family and suspected of having an affair with another woman? Or could it be Nancy’s drug-addict brother, with whom she may have had an incestuous relationship? Or, in fact, did Nancy take her own life?
DEATH IN SMALL DOSES is written by SCOTT SWANTON (Not Our Son, A Promise to Carolyn). It is directed by the actress SONDRA LOCKE, Oscar? nominee for the 1968 film The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter and a frequent star of films featuring her former companion, Clint Eastwood (The Outlaw Josey Wales, The Gauntlet, Every Which Way But Loose, Bronco Billy).
Locke’s other directorial credits include the feature films Ratboy and Impulse.
Certificate: 15 Length: 91 mins approx
Cast: Richard Thomas, Tess Harper, Glynnis O’Connor