Why was there only 1 season of The Persuaders?
Only one series of The Persuaders! was made because Moore accepted the role of James Bond in the 007 franchise. Every episode carried the closing credit, ‘Lord Sinclair’s clothes designed by Roger Moore’, with ‘Roger Moore’ written as a large signature.
How many episodes of persuaders are there?
The Persuaders!/Number of episodes
Why does Danny wear gloves in The Persuaders?
Throughout the series, Danny Wilde (Tony Curtis) is almost always seen wearing gloves. According to DVD commentary, this was a gimmick developed by Curtis to make his character unusual, and therefore create some buzz for the series.
When did The Persuaders start?
September 17, 1971
The Persuaders!/First episode date
Is Tony Curtis still alive?
Tony Curtis/Living or Deceased
What car did Brett Sinclair Drive in The Persuaders?
Bahama Yellow DBS
The 1970 Bahama Yellow DBS, which Sir Roger’s playboy character Lord Brett Sinclair drove on his adventures around Europe, was snapped up at Bonhams annual auction at the Aston Martin Works.
What car does Roger Moore Drive in The Persuaders?
Aston Martin DBS
Moore as Lord Brett Sinclair of the The Persuaders!, posing with the character’s Aston Martin DBS. The “BS1” number plate was borrowed from infamous British circus impresario Billy Smart.
Did Tony Curtis do his own stunts?
Tony Curtis does perform one stunt himself. Being thrown over the bar by Roger Moore. Curtis, as we know, is a very physical actor and developed his skills with movies like Trapeze and Houdini. So asking him to perform a very physical fight scene was something he truly enjoyed.
Did Roger Moore and Tony Curtis get on?
This playful rivalry continued throughout the making of the series and permeated the characters. Much has been written about Curtis and Moore’s relationship on The Persuaders!, the consensus being that they couldn’t stand each other. But Curtis is quick to squash that. “We got along famously.
What was the Aston Martin in The Persuaders?
The yellow Aston Martin DBS was the iconic motor of Moore’s playboy character Lord Brett Sinclair in 1970s show The Persuaders! The Aston Martin made famous by Roger Moore in 1970s adventure show The Persuaders! has been sold at auction for a world record £533,000.