- Season 1
- Episode 20
Top-secret documents are disappearing and Steed trails them to a tawdry fairgrounds in Southend. He's captured, hypnotized and left bound in a train tunnel to await his fate.
Dr. David Keel
|Rest of cast listed alphabetically:|
Crowdmember in Tent (uncredited)
|Jim Goddard||...||designer (as James Goddard)|
|John Dankworth||...||composer: theme music (as Johnny Dankworth)|
|John Scott||...||theme: flute, piccolo (uncredited)|
|John Bryce||...||story editor (uncredited)|
|Reed De Rouen||...||story editor (uncredited)|
- ITV - Independent Television (1961) (United Kingdom) (tv)
- Elstree Film & Television Studios (movie studio)
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|Trivia||The vast majority of the first series of The Avengers (1961) is sadly missing from TV archives and likely lost forever - only the first 15 minutes of this first episode and three complete later episodes, Girl on the Trapeze (1961) (which incidentally does not feature the character of Steed), The Frighteners (1961), and Tunnel of Fear (1961) (found in the hands of a private collector in 2016) have been recovered and preserved. See more »|
|Goofs||At around 11 minutes, the establishing shots filmed at an actual funfair keep switching between day and night time. See more »|
Dr. David Keel:
Carol Wilson: What?
Dr. David Keel: By the look of it, he dived head first through a window. Think we'd better call the police.
Carol Wilson: [sighs] He seemed awfully frightened.
Dr. David Keel: Hm, with good reason I should think.
Carol Wilson: Got a nice face, too...
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