• title card: white all caps text reading ‘THE MIDAS TOUCH BY BRIAN CLEMENS’ superimposed on a man in beige fatigues and a black woolen hat kicking in a door in a disused factory
  • Turner sits on his red and gold throne, a gold curtain behind him; he wears a gold shirt and tie, and wristwatch
  • Gambit’s red Jaguat XJS smashes through the crates of oranges at the markets under the flyover as he pursues Turner’s henchman
  • Close-up of a party guest wearing a pseudo African costume - leopardskin hat and jacket with feathers, face paint. The room is lit only with red and blue lights
  • A close-up of Midas, standing in Turner’s golden office and requesting Purdey as his prize
  • Turner lies against the red wall of the museum, slumped against a golden pedestal, the lesions from his contamination by Midas already blackening his face

The New Avengers, Series 1 — Episode 4
The Midas Touch

by Brian Clemens
Directed by Robert Fuest

Production Crew

Music Composed by Laurie Johnson regularThe ProfessionalsJason King
Produced by Albert Fennell regularThe Professionals
and Brian Clemens regularDanger ManThe ChampionsThe ProfessionalsAdam Adamant
By Brian Clemens regularDanger ManThe ChampionsThe ProfessionalsAdam Adamant
Copyright The Avengers (Film & TV) Enterprises Ltd. regular
Copyright date MCMLXXVI All Rights Reserved
Directed by Robert Fuest regular
Production Supervisor Ron Fry regularDoctor WhoSpace 1999
Unit Manager Robert Fennell regular
Assistant Director Ron Purdie regularThe Professionals
Continuity Renée Glynne regular007 (billed as Renee Glynn)
Location Manager Nicholas Gillot regularThe ProfessionalsThe Sweeney
Casting Director Maggie Cartier regular007The ProfessionalsIndiana Jones
Production Designed by Syd Cain regular007
Art Director Robert Bell regularUFO
Set Dresser Simon Wakefield regular007
Construction Manager Leon Davis regular007
Wardrobe Supervisor Jackie Cummins regularDoctor Who007The ProfessionalsPink Panther
Joanna Lumley’s Costumes Designed by Catherine Buckley regular
Lighting Cameraman Mike Reed regular007The Saint (Mike Reed B.S.C.)
Camera Operator Jimmy Devis regular007Carry On..The Professionals
Make-up Neville Smallwood regular007
Make-up Alan Boyle regularThe Professionals
Hairdressing Helene Bevan regularThe ProfessionalsSpace 1999
Hairdressing Joyce James regularPink Panther
Second Unit Lighting Cameraman Jimmy Allen regular (Jimmy Allen B.S.C.)
Second Unit Camera Operator Malcolm Vinson regular007The ProfessionalsThe SaintCarry On..
Second Unit Assistant Director Roger Simons regular
Second Unit Continuity Pat Rambaut regular
Editor Graeme Clifford regular
Sound Recordist Dennis Whitlock regularThe ChampionsThe SaintRandall and HopkirkDepartment SJason King (billed as Denis Whitlock)
Sound Recordist Gordon K. Mccallum regular007Carry On..Pink Panther
Dubbing Editor Peter Lennard regularThe ProfessionalsRandall and HopkirkDepartment S
Dubbing Editor Bob Dearberg regularThe ProfessionalsThe Prisoner
Post-production Co-ordinator Paul Clay regularThe Professionals
A Production Of The Avengers (Film & TV) Enterprises Ltd. regular
For TV Productions & I.D.T.V. Paris regular
Processed by Rank Film Laboratories regular
Filmed on Location and at Pinewood Studios, England

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