|'Legacy of Death'
by Terry Nation
Immediately after inheriting an ornate dagger from an anonymous, recently-deceased benefactor, Steed is besieged by several shady visitors who are all desperate to gain possession of the dagger. One by one, these interested parties end up lying dead in Steed's drawing room; Tara takes the dagger to be appraised by a ‘Chinese’ antiques dealer, but he to becomes overly interested the item. Steed and Tara soon learn that the dagger is the key to the hiding place of buried treasure; the chase is on to find the location of the loot, but the enemy are not far behind them, and Steed’s mysterious benefactor may not be dead after all…
Patrick Macnee (John Steed), Linda Thorson (Tara King), Stratford Johns (Sidney), Ronald Lacey (Humbert), Ferdy Mayne (Baron Von Orlak), Kynaston Reeves (Dickens), Richard Hurndall (Farrer), John Hollis (Zoltan), Leon Thau (Ho Lung), Tutte Lemkov (Gorky), Peter Swanwick (Oppenheimer), Vic Wise (Slattery), Teddy Kiss (Winkler), Michael Nilton (Doctor Winter)
Directed by Don Chaffey
Produced by Albert Fennell and Brian Clemens
UK: 20th November, 1968
*Featuring John Steed and Tara King
*The tag scene: Now that he has assembled his nephew's model plane, Steed embarks upon a test flight…
*Working title: 'Falcon'