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The Treasure of the Costa Del Sol 

Cal and Thorn,two Americans,go deep sea diving on the Costa Del Sol and,having brought ashore a fish,proceed to double-cross and kill each other. The fish turns out to be plastic and ... See full summary »

Director:

John Gilling

Writers:

Monty Berman (creator), Philip Broadley (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Peter Wyngarde ... Jason King
Joel Fabiani ... Stewart Sullivan
Rosemary Nicols Rosemary Nicols ... Annabelle Hurst
Dennis Alaba Peters Dennis Alaba Peters ... Sir Curtis Seretse
George Pastell ... Camilo Garria
Isla Blair ... Elaine
John Louis Mansi John Louis Mansi ... Maxime
Peter Thomas Peter Thomas ... Achille
David Prowse ... Adolfo
June Abbott June Abbott ... Estelle
Olivia Hamnett Olivia Hamnett ... Anita
Peter J. Elliott Peter J. Elliott ... Thorn (as Peter Jay Elliott)
David Gregory David Gregory ... Cal
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Cal and Thorn,two Americans,go deep sea diving on the Costa Del Sol and,having brought ashore a fish,proceed to double-cross and kill each other. The fish turns out to be plastic and contains a hundred thousand dollars in notes. The Department team arrive and Stewart and Annabelle pose as a married couple interested in diving to discover the drop-off whilst Jason heads for Madrid in pursuit of the engraver who is making the counterfeit notes. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Language:

English

Release Date:

8 October 1969 (UK) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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David Gregory is dubbed by David Graham See more »

Goofs

Although they are in Spain, Stewart and Annabelle are driving out to the villain's house in Stewart's British car (with the steering wheel on the right). Not only did they not have the time to ship it - they only just flew over - but they also had no reason to do so, when they just could've rented a local car. See more »

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Stewart Sullivan: [when Annabelle shows him pictures of some thugs] I bet they do a good deed every day!
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An enjoyable, fairly typical Dept. S episode
1 May 2017 | by shaksprynSee all my reviews

As with most Dept. S. shows, this one has a good opening, with a plot that has some loose points as the story develops. Here, our Dept. S. trio heads to the scenic Costa del Sol of Spain for an investigation. One of the better things about this episode is that you get a nice, outdoors feeling of Spain, partly through the good use of stock shots.

This episode was similar in plot and tone to the kind of story one might have seen on The Saint with Roger Moore. Not surprising, since The Saint was such as big hit in the 1960's. In this episode we get some of the characteristic, fun banter among the three leads, which is perhaps the most enjoyable aspect of the whole series. Jason does not get as many witty zingers here as in some other episodes. We do get some good shots of Jason's wonderful Bentley driving along the roads. Stewart and Annabelle are likable, as usual. Watching this episode is like visiting some pleasant friends. No big surprises, but you enjoy the company.


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