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Screenplay by
DENNIS SPOONER
 
Directed by
LESLIE NORMAN
 
 
The Champions face the task of saving London from atomic destruction when a nuclear submarine is stolen.
 
 
The terrifying danger of atomic weapons falling into the wrong hands becomes clear when an atomic submarine, loaded with four nuclear missiles, is stolen from Holy Loch, and its crew killed.
 
Nemesis is called in and Craig Stirling (STUART DAMON), with his intuitive powers, believes it to have been hi-jacked by a group of Nazis who will take it to the old Nazi naval H.Q. near the Island of Heligoland. Craig, accompanied by Sharron (ALEXANDRA BASTEDO), goes to Heligoland to investigate.
 
Meanwhile, Nemesis receives a note from the man in charge of the sub, Kapitan Schultz (REGINALD MARSH). Unless a ransom of five million dollars is paid, the atomic missiles will be unleashed on London.
 
Tremayne (ANTHONY NICHOLLS), the head of Nemesis, points out that the missiles cannot be released unless there is someone on board who knows how to handle them, and the finger of suspicion points towards a famous physicist, Dr. Mueller (JOSEPH FURST), who has vanished.
 
On the island, Craig and Sharron recognise Kruger Haller (JOHN WOODVINE) as a known war criminal, and they trail him towards the war-time submarine pens. Sharron returns to radio her report, but Craig has less luck: he is taken at gun-point and held prisoner in the submarine.
 
Richard (WILLIAM GAUNT), knowing intuitively that Craig is in danger, arrives there and sees Mueller, together with his abducted secretary Suzanne Taylor (PATRICIA ENGLISH) and another ex-Nazi, Allbrecht (ERNST WALDER). Mueller is heard to agree to Schultz’ plan so that he can retire in wealth.
 
Posing as Haller, Richard tries to persuade Mueller to leave with him, but Allbrecht calls his bluff, only to fall from a window during a fight. Now posing as Allbrecht, Richard leads Mueller to the submarine and Sharron, posing as Suzanne, accompanies them. But once on board, Mueller reveals their identities.
 
All three Champions are now prisoners. Meanwhile, Mueller and Schultz are quarrelling fiercely, Mueller intended only to take the money and return the missiles, whereas Schultz, a fanatic Nazi, really intends to destroy London. He forces Mueller to release the missiles.
 
Seconds too late, The Champions break out of their prison. But, as Mueller says, even a computer would take too long to re-route the missiles, and only seconds remain before they explode.
 
Can the Champions, with their super-human powers, avert the tragedy?
 
 
AN
ITC
PRODUCTION
 
Series created by
Monty Berman
and Dennis Spooner
 
© Copyright Incorporated Television Co. Ltd. MCMLXVII
 
 
Stuart Damon
 
Alexandra Bastedo
 
William Gaunt
 
Anthony Nicholls
 
 
Craig Stirling
 
Sharron Macready
 
Richard Barrett
 
Tremayne
 
 
John Woodvine
 
Reginald Marsh
 
Joseph Furst
 
Patricia English
 
Ernst Walder
 
Gabor Baraker
 
 
Kruger Haller
 
Conrad Schultz
 
Doctor Rudolf Mueller
 
Suzanne Taylor
 
Allbrecht
 
Innkeeper
 
 
Associate Producer
 
Director of photography
 
Art director
 
Editor
 
 
Johnny Goodman
 
Frank Watts
 
Charles Bishop
 
Derek Hyde-Chambers
 
 
Musical director
 
Theme composed by
 
Post-production supervisor
 
Production manager
 
Casting
 
 
Edwin Astley
 
Tony Hatch
 
Philip Aizlewood
 
Malcolm Chistopher
 
Judith Jourd
 
 
Sound editor
 
Sound recordists
 
Music editor
 
Associate art director
 
Set dresser
 
Construction manager
 
 
Jim Sibley
 
Len Abbott, Dave Bowen
 
Deveril Goodman
 
John Graysmark
 
Brian Rider
 
Bill Greene
 
 
Second unit director
 
Second unit cameraman
 
Camera operator
 
Assistant director
 
Continuity
 
Special effects
 
 
John Hough
 
James Allen
 
John Winbolt
 
Pat Kelly
 
Annabel Davis-Goff
 
Sid Pearson
 
 
Scenic artist
 
Production buyer
 
Make-up supervisor
 
Hairdressing
 
Wardrobe supervisor
 
Supervising electrician
 
 
A.J. Van Montagu
 
Sid Palmer
 
Gerry Fletcher
 
Pat Grant
 
Laura Nightingale
 
Ted Hallows
 
 
The Champions
 
Made on location and at
ASSOCIATED BRITISH ELSTREE STUDIOS
ENGLAND.
 
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