TODAY MARKS THE BIRTHDAY of a very special B'day girl, Joanna Lumley! She appeared as Peter Cushing's granddaughter, in quick bit of recasting for Hammer in The Satanic Rites of Dracula (1973) and also appeared with Cushing in The Eagle's Nest the first of the new series 'The New Avengers in 1976. The first episode established the new team, Gareth Hunt as Mike Gambit, Joanna Lumley as Purdey and Patrick Macnee as John Steed.
LUMLEY'S SECTION OF 'THE NEW AVENGERS' TITLE SEQUENCE!
Peter Cushing, Derek Farr, Joanna Lumley and Gareth Hunt in 'The Eagle's Nest' episode one of 'The New Avengers' 1976
ABOVE: An interesting and rare peep at both Peter Cushing and Joanna Lumley on set, during the making of 'The Satanic Rites of Dracula' !
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