Columbo: Short Fuse

1972
  |  73 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC

Synopsis

The son of a chemical company's founder is blackmailed by his uncle, who wants to force him into selling the business. The cunning heir responds by murdering his relative with a box of exploding cigars, but finds himself facing the dishevelled detective, who is convinced the resulting fatal detonation was no accident. Crime drama, starring Peter Falk, Roddy McDowall and Ida Lupino. Edited for daytime broadcast