Produced, written and directed by some of the mainstays behind the phenomenon that was The Avengers, Mister Jerico features John Steed himself - Patrick Macnee - in the star role, with strong support from Connie Stevens (This is Tom Jones, Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band) and Herbert Lom (the Pink Panther films, The Human Jungle). Unseen anywhere since its original transmission in 1969, Mister Jerico is a must for Avengers aficionados everywhere and is presented here in its original 1.33:1 aspect ratio.
In an intricate tale of double identity and diamond theft, Dudley Jerico (Patrick Macnee) sets out to rob corrupt millionaire Victor Rosso (Herbert Lom), of his famous Gemini diamond. Rosso is obsessed with obtaining the stone’s twin, and so Jerico obtains a perfect copy of the stone as part of his plan to swindle Rosso, but before he can start the con a woman from Paris called Mademoiselle Claudine (Connie Stevens) appears, claiming she has the twin Gemini diamond. Rosso knows that one of them is lying, but which one...
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Herbert Lom interview - Sunday, Sunday (12 December 1982)