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Doctor Who: City Of Death [VHS]

4.5 out of 5 stars 9 customer reviews

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  • Actors: Tom Baker, Lalla Ward, Julian Glover, Catherine Schell, Tom Chadbon
  • Directors: Michael Hayes
  • Writers: Graham Williams, David Agnew, Douglas Adams
  • Producers: Graham Williams
  • Format: VHS
  • Classification: PG
  • Studio: BBC
  • VHS Release Date: 8 May 2001
  • Run Time: 99 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars 9 customer reviews
  • ASIN: B00005AME1
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 253,145 in DVD & Blu-ray (See Top 100 in DVD & Blu-ray)
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Another adventure for the intrepid time traveller. The Doctor (Tom Baker) and Romana (Lalla Ward) are holidaying in Paris when they stumble across the mysterious Count Scarlioni (Julian Glover) to steal the Mona Lisa. With the aid of inept detective Duggan (Tom Chadbon) they discover that the Count already has several Mona Lisas walled up in his cellar - all of them painted by Leonardo Da Vinci - and when the Doctor finds out that Scarlioni is also conducting time experiments he begins to realize that his latest foe is not all that he seems... Due in part to an independent television strike, this story achieved the series' highest ever viewing figures, with the final episode peaking at 16.1 million.

From the Back Cover

The Doctor and Romana are enjoying a well-earned break in Paris, relaxing in the gentle delights of the art galleries, the waterfront cafes, the Eiffel Tower... and the unexpected jumps in time that noone else seems to notice...

Rare treasures and once-lost masterpeices are suddenly appearing in auction houses all over the world, the only link to them all being the mysterious Count Scarlioni. But what project is he secretly financing in the basement of his Paris chateau?

The time-travellers meet up with Duggan, a private detective investigating the activities of the Count and his accomplices. Can Scarlioni be planning the most audacious and daring of all art thefts? Or are his ambitions much grander? Big enough to threaten the existence of the entire human race?

This story was broadcast on BBC1 between 29 September - 20 October 1979.


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