Dagger of the Mind
As the saying goes "The Show Must Go On"
A trip to London proves eventful indeed for the great Lieutenant when he becomes embroiled in a theatrical murder mystery involving two actors (played by Honor Blackman & Richard Basehart) who murder their benefactor & try to make it look like an accident
Firstly let's clear something up, the way Sir Roger dies is never fully revealed but I doubt for a second it was down to a cold cream jar, unless of course, it caused a slight haemorrhage - personally, I believe he dies from asphyxia when he is stuffed into the chest. Te second murder (yes, a second one) is a lot more effective & believable
Next, the elephant - because of Wilfrid Hyde-White's casting, all his scenes had to be filmed in Los Angeles as he was a tax exile at the time - surely they could have cast another well known actor of that age & filmed it completely in the UK
Anyway, both Honor & Richard are clearly enjoying themselves hamming (& tarting) about & I love all the Shakespearean quotes being thrown about as well as the fabulous finale when everything falls apart for them - small piece of advice, never have lunch with a pathologist
When in "Actual" London, there are some fabulous shots of Peter around some famous landmarks such as Tower Bridge, the Thames & the Royal Albert Hall
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