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The Saint in New York (1938)

Approved  |   |  Crime, Drama, Mystery  |  3 June 1938 (USA)
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Simon Templar, the Saint, is brought to New York. His search for the identity of "the Big Fellow" takes him through many dangerous situations.

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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 SM <smortens@ix.netcom.com>

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Meet fiction's modern Robin Hood - brought to thrilling life! See more »


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3 June 1938 (USA)  »

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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 »

Goofs

When The Saint goes to phone his taxi driver friend at COlumbus5-1098 (265-1098), he only dials six digits instead of the required seven. And the numbers he does dial are not even close to the correct ones. See more »

Quotes

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."
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The original.
28 May 1999 | by (Edmonton, Canada) – See all my reviews

Although many may argue that the later portrayers of the Saint (Roger Moore, Ian Ogilvy) are better, one has to admit that, for a start, this film is a good start. Hayward has the essence of Templar's quirky humour, and is a good actor in his own right. A must see for any die-hard Saint fan.


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