A member of the House of Lords dies in a shockingly silly way, leaving his estate to his son. Unfortunately, his son is insane: he thinks he is Jesus Christ. The other somewhat-more respectable members of their family plot to steal the estate from him. Murder and mayhem ensues. Written by
Mark Logan <email@example.com>
Did You Know?
In the commentary on the DVD Peter O'Toole
says that he did the stunt riding the horse to the hunt himself, because he owned a racehorse, Eric the Red, who'd been a good boy, won a few races and was now retired, and he, O'Toole, had always had this dream that he wanted to ride a real thoroughbred racehorse at a flat-out gallop. See more
The police car arrives at the estate on a gravel driveway, however, we hear the sound of screeching tires on asphalt. See more
My Lords. Gentlemen. Pray silence for Ralph Douglas Christopher Alexander Gurney, the thirteenth Earl of Gurney.
13th Earl of Gurney
The aim of the Society of Saint George is to keep Gurney a memory of England. We were once the rulers of the greatest empire the world has ever known. Ruled not by superior force or skill, but by sheer presence.
References The Prisoner
Goodnight (I'm Only a Strolling Vagabond)
Music by Eduard Künneke
English lyric by Adrian Ross
Performed by Arthur Lowe See more