Man in a Suitcase: Blind Spot 1968

 

Director: Jeremy Summers

 

Writers: Victor CanningRichard HarrisDennis Spooner

Rôle: Henri Thibaud

Broadcast: 7 February 1968 ITC

Synopsis: Marcelle is a blind French girl, whose adoptive mother is robbed and killed. She places an advertisement for help in locating the killers which is answered by McGill. Strangely, however, both Marcelle's uncle and the French police try to warn McGill off the case. It soon becomes apparent that the innocent soirées that Marcelle regularly holds for other blind people are being exploited by a drug smuggling gang, placing her in danger.

Availability: DVD (Network) Release Date: 2008

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 Les Dossiers de l'Agence O:

Le Club des Vieilles Dames

(The O Agency Files:

The Old Ladies Club) 1968

 

Director: Jean Salvy

Writers: Jacques Lanzmann, Jean Salvy, George Simenon (short story)

Rôle: Madame Sacramento/Arthur Hazelhoff

Broadcast: 15 April 1968 1ère chaîne ORTF (France)

Synopsis: A curious investigation is entrusted to the O Agency. A cheque for one thousand dollars has been paid to the agency as a retainer by Margaret Pitchard, a millionairess of Australian origin, hostess of the Old Ladies Club in Paris. They are tasked by her with finding the man who disguised himself as a woman to get into the club, where he went by the name "Madame Sacramento", widow of a former President of Panama. It proves to be a difficult job for Emile as Madame Pitchard and "Madame Sacramento" both turn out to not be all that they seem. Their enquiries lead them to Amsterdam and the man who was posing as "Madame Sacramento". He has quite a story to tell about why he was pretending to be a woman and who Margaret Pitchard really is.

 

Comment: Marius in drag! He makes a lovely woman and looks absolutely fabulous as Madame Sacramento.

 

Availability: Available to watch on YouTube in its original French language version with French auto-generated subtitles. We have managed to translate it into English ourselves.

 

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