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The Fourth Arm


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A series in 12 episodes
Episode 7
The selected team are engaged for the first time in the real thing; an operation in France. The question of Portales' loyalty is resolved.
Film cameraman GODFREY JOHNSON Studio lighting ALAN HENDERSON Designer BOB SMART
Producer GERARD glaister Director ANDREW MORGAN
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Written By: Gerard Glaister
Unknown: Godfrey Johnson
Unknown: Alan Henderson
Designer: Bob Smart
Major Gallagher: Paul Shelley
Colonel Gwillim: Philip Latham
Lt-Col Squires: Nell Stacy
Portales (Rossignol): Eve Adam
Solange (Chardonneret): Susan Kyd
Macklin (Choucas): Dean Harris
Cameron (Grive): Michael MacKenzie
Lamboit (Ferdy): Roy Boyd
Ellen (Merle): Carole Nimmons
Macaulay (Mesange): Robert Swales
Captain Floyd: John Vine
De Grouchy: Gregory de Polnay
Marie de Grouchy: Jennie McCracken
Claudine Castillon: Marianne Lawrence
Madame Castillon: Ruth Gower
Marcel Lecau: Stefan Gryff
Jacques: Chris Johnson
Gendarme: John Hug
Pilot: John Lester
Despatcher: Roger Tallon
Sturmbannfuhrer Boem: Ian Ruskin
German Officer: Gareth Milne

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