Regan absents himself from the stakeout of a gang who rob wealthy tourists to come to the aid of Alan Ember, who, years earlier, had been a helpful informant. Now a rich businessman he has had a phone call to say that his son Paul has been kidnapped for a ransom of ten thousand pounds. Against Regan's advice Ember pays the ransom and the boy is returned, but the reunion soon turns sour. Written by
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[watching a home movie of Paul Ember driving a speedboat on a river
Det. Insp. Jack Regan
That's Paul's eighteenth birthday present. I used to have one of those... in my bath!
Det. Sgt. George Carter
You're only saying that because you know we didn't have a bath.