Simon Templar, the Saint, is brought to New York. His search for the identity of "the Big Fellow" takes him through many dangerous situations. Written by
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The kidnapped child is Viola Throckmorton. In the novel, her name was Viola Inselheim, daughter of a prominent Jewish businessman. This is one of several alterations of ethnicity in the film adaptation. "Dutch," a gangster, becomes "Hutch" in the film. See more
When Inspector Fernack leaves the meeting with Nather, he opens a previously locked door without bothering to unlock it. See more
Simon Templar, aka The Saint
[to Hutch Rellin upon learning that Rellin's gang had kidnaped young heiress Violet Throckmorton
"You'd think someone with the name 'Violet Throckmorton' would have enough trouble in life without you adding to it."
Referenced in Carefree