Al's old Friend, Bessie, has fallen on hard times, Al helps her recover her belief in herself as a thief.



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Episode cast overview:
Bessie Grindel
Maurice Marsac ...
Carlo Rubano
Douglas Henderson ...
Doctor Hallon
Lyn Peters ...
Señora Rubano
Arthur Batanides ...
2nd Passenger
Francine Pyne ...
Dennis Cross ...
1st Passenger
Dan Scott ...
1st Bodyguard
French Waiter
Robert Munk ...
2nd Bodyguard
Genadii Biegouloff ...
Security Man
Erdo Vatan ...
Hotel Clerk


Al's old Friend, Bessie, has fallen on hard times, Al helps her recover her belief in herself as a thief.

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Adventure | Crime | Drama




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26 January 1970 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Bette Davis, yes, Bette Davis
29 March 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Al is approached by a doctor who has concerns for a patient of his who has lost the will to live. All he knows is he has heard her mumble the name Mundy. Al agrees to try and help his old family friend Bette Davis, Bessie Grindel, get her game back on. Unfortunately her game happens to be jewel thief. It's fun watching Al bring Bessie back to life in a sort of Pygmalion episode. But has Al done his job too well. Will Bessie try to steal back a diamond that used to be hers but is now decorating the neck of Carlo Rubano's new young wife and possibly endanger a US operation at the same time? An opportunity for Bette Davis to show she still had acting chops at age 62 when she looked 82.

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