Secrets of the Centuries: 1: The Lost Pharos
by Larry Forrester.
Hank Rides Again
with Francis Coudrill who writes the story speaks the voices draws and animates the pictures.
At the drums, Geoff Lofts
Deviser and producer:
Mr. Turnip (Manipulation):
Mr. Turnip (voice):
Magician (Box of Tricks):
Drawings (Box of Tricks):
Musician (Room for Music):
Writer (Secrets of the Centuries):
Writer/voices/illustrator/animator (Hank Rides Again):
Drummer (Hank Rides Again):
A mystery serial in six parts.
Dramatised for television by Giles Cooper from the novel by Eric Ambler.
Vadassy, the stateless teacher of languages holidaying on the French Riviera in the summer of 1937, has been 'blackmailed', as he puts it, by M. Beghin of Naval Intelligence into trying to find out which of his fellow-guests at the Hotel de la Reserve had photographed the naval defences of Toulon and, inadvertently, switched his Schwartz camera with Vadassy's. He is growing more and more suspicious of all the inmates of the hotel - the shifty English major and his Italian wife, the amiable American brother and sister, the writer of uncertain name and nationality, his friend the Swiss hotel manager, and the insolent Roux and his lady-friend. Even the distinguished-looking M. Duclos and the Swiss tourist couple - the Vogels - may be open to suspicion. Who is the spy?
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