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Flower Of Evil (BBC 1961 with William Lucas and Betty McDowell)

UK / BBC / 6×30 minute episodes / Broadcast 11 October – 15 November 1961 black and white

Writer: Ted Willis and Edward J Mason / Music: Bruce Campbell / Producer: Harry Carlisle

Crime thriller serial. Whilst holidaying in Austria with his wife Detective Inspector Mitchell discovers a body in his hotel room and ends up uncovering a plot involving looted treasure stolen by the Nazi’s during World War II.

cast
WILLIAM LUCAS as Det Inspector Mitchell
BETTY McDOWELL as Anne Mitchell
ANTHONY NEWLANDS as Doctor Mylanos
AUBREY MORRIS as Otto Schneider
MEREDITH EDWARDS as BEZIRKINSPECTOR WEIDIG
PATRICIA HAINES as Erika
DAVID DAVIES as Chuck Moore
MARSHALL JONES as Voelckers
DAVID JACKSON as Wulf
LANE MEDDICK as Kramer
JAMES BECK as Policeman

THE EPISODES
1. THE TREASURE OF THE LAKE
2. THE CAMP IN THE MOUNTAINS
3. THE ONE WHO GOT AWAY
4. DEATH WARRANTS FOR SIX
5. THE ULTIMATUM
6. TWELVE HOURS TO ZERO