Counterplot. Episode 13: The Case of the Divided Dollar Which Multiplied

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This series used the mystery genre to teach arithmetic to elementary school students. The leading character – Nick Malone, Private Detective – presented viewers with basic math problems that needed to be solved in order to crack the case in each episode. Malone was played by actor Nat Benchley. Malone's nemesis, "The Shark," was played by Doug Tillett.
Maryland Public Television; Maryland. State Department of Education. Division of Instructional Television
Broadcasting, Communications
North America; United States of America
Public Broadcasting
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Fedora 2 PID: umd:735797; Handle Identifier: hdl:1903.1/46174; Filename: bcast-076008-0001

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