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This is the first page of the Sherlock Holmes section. Basil Rathbone as Sherlock Holmes
Patrick McGoohan, with TS, 1984
Patrick McGoohan has been a particular obsession of mine. Between 1977 and 2001, I wrote a number of articles on the TV program The Prisoner and its star Patrick McGoohan (I would subsequently write about the man and his work in both of my books).
Spies on the tube: air-conditioned supermen The Avengers face a menacing aerobics class. By TOM SOTER from COLUMBIA DAILY SPECTATOR May 18,1977
from MD, November 1988 '"What do you want?" "Information. " "You won't get it." "By hook or by crook, we will." "Who are you?" "The new Number Two." "Who is Number One?" "You are Number Six." "I am not a number! I am a free man!" (Sinister laughter)
from STARLOG, October 1988
Vol. 1 – Vol. 8 A & E Home Video from SCARLET STREET, 2001 Fans of THE X-FILES will find that paranoid series’ spiritual stepfather in THE PRISONER, Patrick McGoohan’s 1967 fantasy series about a secret agent who, upon resigning his job, is kidnapped and taken to a seaside resort town called The Village. The happy Villagers, dressed in colorful garb, are known only by numbers; the ex-spy’s is Number Six. Over the course of a 17-episode run, the hero, played by McGoohan, faces relentless attempts to find out why he resigned his job: Was he selling out? Could it really just have been a matter of principle?
SECRET AGENT AKA DANGER MAN Set 1 A & E Home Video from SCARLET STREET, 2001