The Sweet Scent of Death

Hammer House of Mystery and Suspense Episode 11

The Sweet Scent of Death

© 1984 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, All rights reserved

The characters and incidents portrayed and the names used herin are fictitious and any similarity to the name, character or history of any person is entirely co-incidental.

Produced by Hammer Film Productions Limited

ITV London Transmission Date: 17th December 1984


An overworked American ambassador working in the UK attempts to spend more time with his wife by visiting a countryside mansion, but soon the trip turns into a nightmare with his wife haunted by a stalker seemingly from her past.


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Writer Brian Clemens died in 2015, he is best remembered for his work at ITC in the 1960’s and early 70’s, especially as writer/producer of “The Avengers” (for which he wrote the pilot in 1961), “The Baron”, “The Persuaders” and “Danger Man”.
He also wrote the screenplay for Hammer’s Dr Jeckyll and Sister Hyde (1971) and Captain Kronos, Vampire Hunter (1974).

Details were complied viewing the Episode. 
Source of viewing copy – The Hammer Graveyard Collection