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Six Hands Across a Table 

Cathy's quiet weekend visiting with a friend is ruined by treachery, scheming and mysterious accidents.

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(teleplay) (as Reed R. de Rouen)
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Oliver Waldner
Campbell Singer ...
George Stanley
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Julian Seabrook
Edward de Souza ...
Brian Collier
John Wentworth ...
Sir Charles Reniston
Sylvia Bidmead ...
Rosalind
Frank Sieman ...
Bert Barnes
Stephen Hancock ...
Draughtsman
Freda Bamford ...
Lady Reniston
Gillian Barclay ...
Miss Francis
Ilona Rodgers ...
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Ian Cunningham ...
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Cathy's quiet weekend visiting with a friend is ruined by treachery, scheming and mysterious accidents.

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1 March 1991 (USA)  »

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"Five years ago we decided to fool our financial resources," says Oliver, clearly meaning "pool". See more »

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Catherine Gale: [to Steed] I tried to search the study last night, but due to your noisy exit, people were out with guns.
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Boardroom intrigue... or is that bedroom?
15 January 2011 | by (Youngstown,Ohio) – See all my reviews

"Six Hands Across a Table" finally presents Cathy Gale (essentially working solo yet again) in a more emotionally involved situation than we've seen before. Spending several days at the country estate of an old schoolmate, Cathy becomes somewhat close to the girl's father, Oliver Waldner (Guy Doleman), who is later said to be in love with Cathy. Unfortunately, Waldner is involved with a corporate takeover of a rival shipbuilding firm that has proposed doing business with the French. Patriotism takes a back seat when the firm's owner is killed in a suspicious car crash, particularly since he was revealed to be an excellent driver. While Steed casts aspersions on Cathy's newfound relationship, Brian Collier (Edward de Souza, "The Curious Case of the Countless Clues"), son of the late owner, is also being victimized by a series of near fatal 'accidents.' Philip Madoc, previously seen in "The Decapod," is his usual dependable self, carefully weighing his options on both sides, with solid contributions from other series veterans like Campbell Singer ("Who's Who???"), John Wentworth ("The Master Minds"), Frank Sieman ("Fog"), and Ilona Rodgers ("The Bird Who Knew Too Much").


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