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The Persuaders! Complete Series SE in September

Network have announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of The Persuaders!: The Complete Series (Special Edition) for 18th September 2006 priced at £59.99. Originally broadcast on ITV1 between 1970 and 1971 and filmed on location at Pinewood and exotic places like Monaco, THE PERSUADERS! stars Hollywood legend Tony Curtis and Roger Moore as the mismatched playboys with an eye for the ladies and a knack for landing themselves in compromising situations. The show was a hit in the UK and capitalised on Curtis’ impressively diverse film career and the enormous success of Roger Moore's near decade-long run in THE SAINT. The show also features many fine performances from high calibre special guests including Joan Collins, Denholm Elliot, Susan George, Patrick Troughton, Bernard Lee, Ian Hendry and Terry Thomas.

This definitive nine-disc set contains new, exclusive interviews with both Tony Curtis and Roger Moore alongside a wealth of additional material as detailed below…

  • ‘The Morning After – Remembering THE PERSUADERS’ - Documentary featuring Roger Moore (Lord Brett Sinclair), Tony Curtis (Danny Wilde) and crew members: Robert S Baker (producer), Johnny Goodman (executive in charge of production), Malcolm Christopher (production manager), Ken Baker (assistant director), Brian Clemens (writer), Roy Ward Baker (director) and Tony Spratling (director of photography) and others

  • Commentaries on three episodes featuring contributions from Sir Roger Moore, Tony Curtis, Robert S Baker, Johnny Goodman, Roy Ward Baker, Brian Clemens, Malcolm Christopher, Ken Baker and others…

  • Interview with Tony Curtis on Russell Harty Show (1974)
  • Mute news footage of Tony Curtis ordering a Lagonda from Aston Martin (1974)
  • News footage of Roger Moore and his design consultancy for a Bradford clothing manufacturer (1970)
  • Dutch AVRO skoop documentary, made during filming of THE PERSUADERS!
  • Top of the Pops promotional film for John Barry’s single of The Persuaders! featuring Pan’s People
  • All four feature-film versions and trailers
  • Stills gallery containing over 1000 images
  • Ad bumpers
  • THE SAINT – the Ex-King of Diamonds (with commentary)
  • 10 promotional spots – 5 foreign, 5 mute UK
  • Trailer and opening sequence for unreleased feature version of The Persuaders! film
  • Mute textless main and end titles

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