Production info

The Power of Adamcos
UK, 1970  TV  

TV-series Catweazle

Geoffrey Bayldon, Robin Davies

Catweazle loses his sacred witchknife ''adamcos'' which is accidentally found by mr Bennet who takes it to town to sell at the local antique shop. With the help of his friend Carrott, Catweazle manages to find the shop. Catweazle places a magic spell on the door to open it. However, there is nobody inside as the owner has popped out to buy some items. Suddenly mr Bennet arrives back at the shop, and in a panic Catweazle hides inside an Egyptian sarcophagus. When the owner returns and Catweazle opens the lid of the sarcophagus to come out, this causes the owner to faint, and Carrot and Catweazle are finally able to retrieve the witchknife.

Episode from the 1970 UK hit series "Catweazle" about an eccentric 11th century wizard who accidentally travels through time to the year 1969 and befriends a young red-headed boy, nicknamed Carrot. Catweazle mistakes all modern technology for powerful magic. The series ran for 26 episodes in 1970 and 1971.


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