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The Saint Meets the Tiger (1943)

 -  Crime | Drama | Mystery  -  29 July 1943 (USA)
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The last words uttered by by a conscience-stricken crook dying on the Saint's front doorstep leads the detective in pursuit of gold smugglers and the master-crook know as the Tiger.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Hugh Sinclair ...
Jean Gillie ...
Pat Holm
Gordon McLeod ...
Insp. Claud Teal / Prof. Karn
Clifford Evans ...
Tidemarsh / The Tiger
Wylie Watson ...
Horace (Templar's butler)
Dennis Arundell ...
Lionel Bentley
Charles Victor ...
Bittle
Louise Hampton ...
Aunt Agatha Gurten
John Salew ...
Merridon (curator of the Baycome Museum)
Arthur Hambling ...
Police constable
Amy Veness ...
Mrs. Donald Jones
Claude Bailey ...
Donald Jones
Noel Dainton ...
Burton (Bentley's butler)
Eric Clavering ...
Frankie
Ben Williams ...
Joe Gallo
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Storyline

A man murdered at the Saint's doorstep manages to utter a few words to Simon Templar before he dies, sending him off to the quaint resort village of Baycombe where he confronts crime mastermind 'The Tiger' and his gang as they plan to smuggle gold bullion out of the country. Written by Doug Sederberg <vornoff@sonic.net>

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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29 July 1943 (USA)  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

First and only film in RKO's Saint series to feature the character of Patricia Holm, who was Simon Templar's recurring partner and love interest in the novels, and who was introduced in the book upon which this film was based. Also the only film to feature Templar's butler, Horace (named Orace in the books), who also appeared in several of the early Saint novels. See more »

Goofs

After the row boat is filled up with what is supposedly heavy gold bars, the rowboat should sink down considerably in the water, but it doesn't. See more »

Quotes

Tidemarsh: Didn't you know he was the Saint?
Pat Holm: Of course, how silly of me!
[to Simon]
Pat Holm: I didn't cecognize you without your halo!
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Follows The Saint Takes Over (1940) See more »

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5 April 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Jean Gillie (sp?) makes this movie. She's too cute for words with her gung ho attitude. She's not really believable IMO. She's just too calm in the face of danger given her background, but it's fiction after all, why not have a really strong female character to match up with the Saint.

A lot of the supporting cast is pretty dull

George Sanders is better as the Saint IMO. Hugh does OK - he's charming and competent enough

The plot is weak like most Saint movies. I don't care really as long as the dialog entertains, and it does.

I admit to having a real love for the early Saint movies for their totally relaxing experience - the violence is comic when there is violence, and you always just assume the Saint will manage to come out alive. Even though the violence is comic, the body count is high in this movie. Heck, I can't even remember how many people get killed (or one assumes their wounds are fatal.)

I would say, if you liked the Sanders Saint movie, this one might appeal to you. If you like comic-mysteries from this era and don't mind weak plots you will like this. I think most people just have to like Jean Gillie here, what's to not like?


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