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  • title card: white all caps text reading 'HOW TO SUCCEED .... AT MURDER' outlined in black and superimposed on a close-up of Miss Purbright's wrist with the charm bracelet
  • J.J. Hooter wears a protective bandage around his invaluable nose
  • Close-up of the creepy ventriloquist's dummy which gives the women their orders
  • Steed puffs ot his chest as he pretends to keep fit; Emma, resting on the sofa behind him smiles at his antics
  • Mrs Peel, wearing a black leotard, is seized by the murderous keep fit women
  • Steed and Emma hold each other close as they are surrounded by the women and face Henrietta
  • Henry and the puppet Henrietta collapse against a poster of the real Henrietta after being shot by Steed, Henry still carries his revolver
  • Steed and Emma read books on ventriloquism ('ADVANCED VENTRILOQUISM' and 'THE VENTRILOQUIST') inside a moving caravan

Series 4 - Episode 25
How to Succeed .... At Murder

7 stars

by Brian Clemens
Directed by Don Leaver


Teleplay by Brian Clemens regular New Avengers Dangerman The Champions The Professionals Adam Adamant
All characters and events in this Teleplay are fictitious. Any similarity to actual events or persons, living or dead, is purely co-incidental.
Directed by Don Leaver regular Callan Police Surgeon
Produced by Juilan Wintle regular
In Charge of Production Albert Fennell regular New Avengers The Professionals
Music by Laurie Johnson regular New Avengers The Professionals Jason King
Associate Producer Brian Clemens regular New Avengers Dangerman The Champions The Professionals Adam Adamant
Photography Lionel Banes regular The Saint (billed as Lionel Banes B.S.C.)
Art Director Harry Pottle regular 007 Carry On..
Film Editor Richard Best regular
Production Manager Geoffrey Haine regular The Champions
© Associated British Productions Limited MCMLXVI
Diana Rigg's wardrobe designed by John Bates regular
and her shoes by Edward Rayne regular
Assistant Director Frank Hollands regular The Saint UFO
Camera Operator Tony White regular The Saint Space 1999 Department S
Casting Director G.B. Walker regular The Saint
Continuity June Randall regular 007 The Saint
Make-up George Blackler regular The Saint Carry On..
Hairdresser Bob Griffiths
Wardrobe Jackie Jackson regular
Sound Editor Jack T. Knight regular New Avengers 007 Space 1999
Sound Recording Simon Kaye regular 007 Indiana Jones
Dubbing Mixer Len Abbott regular The Champions The Saint Department S
Recording Director A.W. Lumkin regular The Saint
Stunt Arranger Ray Austin regular New Avengers The Professionals The Saint Randall and Hopkirk The Champions Department S Space 1999
ABC Production

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