Two worlds collide when the titled Englishman, Lord Brett Sinclair, and the Bronx-raised, self-made American Danny Wilde, reluctantly join forces to right wrongs, and to protect the innocent.
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English Lord Brett Sinclair and American Danny Wilde are both wealthy playboys, they are teamed together by Judge Fullton to investigate crimes which the police can't solve. These two men are complete opposites, but become great friends through their adventures and constantly risk their own lives for one another. Written by Daniel Bolton <klsdb4@cynergy.com.au>

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Sir Roger Moore chose Tony Curtis as his co-star. The other choices for the role of Danny Wilde were Rock Hudson and Glenn Ford. See more »

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[Brett enters the main hall of the Sinclairs' ancestral home and is surprised by Danny, hiding behind a suit of armor and wearing its helmet]
Danny Wilde: Helloooo... Welcome, good knight! Dost thou bring thy sword to aid the king?
Lord Brett Sinclair: Daniel, what on Earth are you doing here?
Danny Wilde: How'd you know it was me? I'm here because you invited me.
Lord Brett Sinclair: I did?
Danny Wilde: Yes, you did.
Lord Brett Sinclair: Uh... when did I invite you?
Danny Wilde: When did you invite me?
Lord Brett Sinclair: Yes.
Danny Wilde: How many times have you said to me, "Why don't you come out and spend the weekend with me?" You must ...
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The opening titles credit Tony Curtis and Roger Moore by their surnames only. See more »

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The Persuaders Starring Tony Curtis and Roger Moore superb ITC action/adventure Programme .
6 May 1999 | by See all my reviews

First broadcast in 1971 and made by ITC the brain child of Sir Lew Grade ,an action adventure series of 24 episodes with a strong comedy rapport between the two main characters played by Tony Curtis and Roger Moore.

Lord Brett Sinclair played by Roger Moore the aristocratic wealthy lord oozing sophisticated charm and Tony Curtis as Danny Wild the rough Diamond from the Bronx New York a streetwise self made Millionaire definitely something special.

It according to a comment made by co-star Tony Curtis emulated the two main stars true character more than anything else they ever did !

Comments made by Tony Curtis "Do you know what Roger and I are? Look at the persuaders, look at every one of those episodes and you will see what the relationship is and you will truly see what we are".

Superb locations throughout Europe with glamorous women and fast cars (Aston Martin and Dino Ferrari) made this a classic not to be missed.

A Huge success in Europe , England, France Spain Italy and Germany all named it best telecast.

Tony Curtis received A Bambi for it and the same in England, and the French Teli 7 Jours best actor award of 1971.

It is my favourite programme of all time and I loved it when I was a 12-year-old boy ,and still do as a 40-year-old boy!


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