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The Absent-Minded Coterie

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The Absent-Minded Coterie

The Absent-Minded Coterie is the 5th episode in season 2 of the BBC TV series: The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes. Aired on 26 february 1973. 50 min.

Eugene Valmont is a fictional character created by Robert Barr in 1906.

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Plot summary

Amateur detective Eugene Valmont begins by investigating a counterfeiting operation--and ends up uncovering an even more ingenious swindling scheme. But he may have met his match in one particular adversary.


Cast

  • Eugene Valmont : Charles Gray
  • Miss MacKail : Suzanne Nevet
  • Inspector Hale : Barry Lineham
  • Lord Semptam : George Howe
  • Phelps : Jerold Wells
  • Summertrees : Dennis Clinton
  • Podgers : David Battley
  • Carew : Stuart Sherwin
  • Gauntlet : Roger Bizley
  • Housekeeper : Ronnie Masterson
  • Colonel : Derek Tansley
  • Fred : Michael Goldie
  • Jo : Thick Wilson
  • Rogers : Anthony Allen
  • Shop assistant : Stella Courtney
  • Cabbie : George Moon
  • Newsboy : Keith Dalton


  • Director : Peter Duguid
  • Screenplay : Alexander Baron
  • Producers : Reginald Collin, Kim Mills
  • Music : Robert Sharples


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