Having recently acquired the new Ellery Queen boxset for a song*, my mom and I are pouring over the episodes with glee. The series star, Jim Hutton, is much admired in our house, not only for his superior acting abilities, adorable persona and quality films but also because he is the father of another favorite star: Timothy Hutton. (My reasons for adoring Timothy Hutton are too numerous for discussion today – they will be elaborated upon in another post.) Watching Ellery Queen is twice as nice for us because we are fans of Tim Hutton and have seen his work in many films and TV shows. He shares traits and characteristics with his father that are impossible to miss and great fun to spot.
From the top we have:
Kim Hunter in Too Many Suspects
Susan Strasburg in The Adventure of Lover’s Leap
Betty White in The Adventure of Miss Aggie’s Farewell Performance
Pernell Roberts in The Adventure of Colonel Nivin’s Memoirs
This next one is not a turban, but I feel the need to include it because Betty White never looked so good: