Wimsey becomes casually involved with flirtatious, promiscuous Dian de Momerie, who's involved in dealing drugs to an upper class clientèle.

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(adaptation), (novel)

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Mark Eden ...
Chief Inspector Parker
Rachel Herbert ...
Lady Mary
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Major Todd Milligan
Peter Pratt ...
Mr. Pym
Robin Bailey ...
Mr. Armstrong
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Mr. Ingleby
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Miss Meteyard
Paul Darrow ...
Mr. Tallboy
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Mr. Copley
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Mr. Willis
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Pamela Dean
Shirley Cain ...
Miss Rossiter
Caroline Dowdeswell ...
Miss Parton
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Storyline

While masquerading as a poor relative working as a copyrighter during the day investigating the Dean death, Wimsey returns to his real identity in the evening. He is invited to a high society costume party in the which he cuts a mysterious figure as a Harlequin and begins a flirtatious relationship with the promiscuous and attractive Dian de Momerie, who is part of a ring selling drugs to the hoi polloi. Her fast lane lifestyle causes Wimsey to fend off her attempts at seduction. Written by duke1029@aol.com

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Mystery

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13 October 1974 (USA)  »

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Trivia

The fountain from which Wimsey dives is The Fountain of Love, sculpted by Thomas Waldo Story in 1897, now in the grounds of Cliveden House. See more »

Goofs

Although Dian de Momerie is driving along the road at night in a convertible, her hair is not blowing. See more »

Quotes

Dian de Momerie: [to Whimsey in his harlequin outfit hiding in a tree] What do you want to behave like an idiot for?
Lord Peter Wimsey: Advertisement chiefly. One must be different. I'm Always different.
Dian de Momerie: It's a cheap way of producing an effect.
Lord Peter Wimsey: It is good enough for gin-soaked minds or such as you. if you will pardon me, subtlety will be wasted.
Dian de Momerie: I wish you'd come down here.
Lord Peter Wimsey: Possibly, but I prefer to be looked up to.
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References The Blue Angel (1930) See more »

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Tom, Tom, the Piper's Son
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Whistled by Ian Carmichael
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