Synopsis by Hal Erickson
Requiem for a Falling Star features Anne Baxter as a fading movie queen. And is her face red--Baxter had intended to murder a vicious gossip columnist, but accidently kills her own secretary instead. Only briefly at a loss, Baxter endeavors to pin the blame for the secretary's demise on the columnist. Lt. Columbo (Peter Falk) suspects that the "falling star" is attempting to obfuscate the facts. This January 21, 1973 Columbo episode co-stars Mel Ferrer, Kevin McCarthy and Frank Converse.
police-detective, actor, gossip-columnist, murder, secretary, stars [celebrities]