Z.Z. von Schnerk, a mad Teutonic film director of the Erich von Stroheim variety, along with his has-been leading actor and actress, Stewart Kirby and Damita Syn, capture Mrs. Peel in an effort to make a movie about her life and exciting adventures. Unfortunately it is to end with her violent death so Steed has to follow the clues to find her.
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After being gassed, when she regains consciousness, Emma Peel's surprise and confusion at the taste of the drink, and at finding all the camera equipment behind the door in her apartment set makes no sense, as the equipment was all visible from the couch, which she sat on after regaining consciousness. She would have seen all the equipment, as the wall opposite the couch was missing, which we see from the overhead shot as she leaves the set. See more
Z.Z. von Schnerk
It's time I started planning the climax of this picture. The agonizing climax. The real death of Emma Peel...