In 1902, Edwardian adventurer Adam Adamant is frozen alive in a block of ice by his arch-nemesis, the Face. In 1966, workmen discover him and he is revived, perfectly preserved but ...
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Lord Pearmains exclusive parties routinely end with sacrificial ceremonies and lead to blackmail of high ranking government employees. When Adamant investigates and Georgina takes a job as a domestic...
The Italian Vice Consul's wife drops dead in Adam Adamant's arms, leading him to investigate a string of similar deaths. It soon transpires her dress was bugged and booby-trapped by fashion designer ...
Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc, French Riviera: As a movie star is relaxing by the swimming pool, her understudy (played by the same actress, Carole Bouquet) is serving drinks and catering for her, while she's waiting for her fugacious lover.
At an exotic estate with a splendid garden, a topless woman, subtly wearing Chanel No. 5, is sunbathing by an outdoor swimming pool. From the opposite side, an athletic man dives and swims towards her. Or is he just a fantasy?
Kissing an older man goodbye in San Francisco, a woman is next seen driving through the desert in a dark convertible car, stopping briefly to make a phone call at a lost gas station, and reaching Monument Valley where she meets another man.
In 1902, Edwardian adventurer Adam Adamant is frozen alive in a block of ice by his arch-nemesis, the Face. In 1966, workmen discover him and he is revived, perfectly preserved but completely bewildered by his new environment, "swinging 60s" London, until he meets up with the beautiful Georgina Jones, who helps him adapt. Before long, he is back to adventuring, solving crime and fighting evil wherever it may lurk.Written by
Due to a shortage of directors, Verity Lambert brought over from the BBC Art Department an then unknown Ridley Scott. He would direct make his directorial debut with three episodes: "The League of Uncharitable Ladies" in season 1 and season 2 with "Death Begins at Seventy" and "The Resurrectionists". Due to the videotape wiping policy that the BBC had until 1978, only the first of these has survived. There are no known copies of his season 2 work as of this writing. See more »
Having just turned off half way through the first episode, I'm afraid in my opinion Adam Adamant Lives was badly acted and had an appalling script. Adamant is meant to be an Edwardian gent, but has never come across underground trains, escalators, cars, electric lights or telephones. Of course this is a fantasy but I do expect a certain amount of internal consistency. Why not have Adamant as a Victorian detective (say having been frozen for 100 years instead of 60)? I don't feel I need to make allowances for the budget or the production values that British TV had at the time - it costs nothing to have a decent standard of script writing or acting.
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