"The Persuaders!" The Old, the New, and the Deadly (TV Episode 1971) - Plot Summary Poster


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  • Once again, Danny's life is in grave danger as a newspaper photograph showing him carrying a case with a statuette of a German eagle will attract the attention of an ex-Nazi fanatical Count and his assassins.

  • Danny becomes the target of assassination attempts after accidentally exposing Count Marceau as a Nazi. At the same time Suzy Denton is anxious to clear the name of her late father who, thanks to Marceau, died with the stigma of being, erroneously, termed a Nazi. The key to Suzy's mission lies in the statuette of a bird which the Persuaders must obtain from Marceau along with the kidnapped Suzy.

  • Once again, Danny is in trouble when a newspaper photograph showing him carrying a half-open case with a statuette of a bronze Reichsadler, the German Imperial Eagle and symbol of the Nazi Party, will attract ex-Nazi, fanatical Count Marceau's attention who desperately wants it. In the meantime, Danny's old acquaintance, recently married Suzy Wager, daughter of the infamous Marquis de Vilaines or The Great Traitor, is also greatly interested in finding the same artefact which believes it contains concrete evidence that would clear her late father's name, who thanks to Count Marceau, died disgraced. However, the precious statuette is now in the hands of the unscrupulous Denton who wants to trade it for money, while Marceau's assassins put Danny's life in grave danger.


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