The Persuaders! (1971–1972)
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Things turn volatile when unexpectedly, Danny gets himself handcuffed to a much-wanted attaché case, sparking a relentless manhunt from both MI6 and Iron Curtain agents who need to recover the case at all costs.

Director:

Peter R. Hunt (as Peter Hunt)

Writer:

Terry Nation (screenplay)
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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Tony Curtis ... Danny Wilde
Roger Moore ... Lord Brett Sinclair
Suzanna Leigh ... Emily Major
Peter Vaughan ... Lance Schubert
George Baker ... Britten
James Beckett James Beckett ... Previn
John Glyn-Jones John Glyn-Jones ... Dr. Hubert Rogers
Jeremy Child ... Carlton
Morris Perry ... Beecham-Bennett
James Bree ... Bill Wilton
Neil Wilson ... Police Constable

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Storyline

Danny finds himself in a deadly situation when a dying parachutist chains him to an attaché case, containing secret information which the British government are anxious to obtain. Not only does the head of MI6 mistake him for a renegade C.I.A, agent but X-rays of the case show that it contains an electronic device which will cause it to explode unless unlocked with a key. Brett tries to locate the key whilst Danny evades 'Franz Schubert', an unfriendly European also after the attaché case. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Trivia

All the James Bond books clearly are uniform in their cover design except On Her Majesty's Secret Service. This obviously references the film since George Lazenby's picture is on the front cover. The film was directed by Peter Hunt and featured George Baker. See more »

Goofs

When Danny picks up Emily Major to throw her on the bed, she drops the gun. When she lands, she still has the gun in her hand. See more »

Quotes

Beecham-Bennett: Make sure whoever has it, has no one to turn to for help. Make him the loneliest, most friendless man in the world...
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Connections

Referenced in Bond. Classic Bond. (2008) See more »

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Language:

English

Release Date:

16 October 1971 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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