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The Saint's Girl Friday (1953)

The Saint's Return (original title)
A private detective goes after the people who murdered his girlfriend.

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Naomi Chance ...
Carol Denby
Sydney Tafler ...
Max Lennar (as Sidney Tafler)
Charles Victor ...
Jane Carr ...
Kate Finch
Harold Lang ...
Jarvis
William Russell ...
Keith Merton (as Russell Enoch)
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The Blonde in Lennar's Apartment
Fred Johnson ...
Irish Cassidy
Thomas Gallagher ...
Russell Napier ...
Col. Stafford
Sam Kydd ...
Barkley (Joe Podd)
John Wynn ...
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George Margo ...
Lennar's Henchman
Ian Fleming ...
Lord Merton
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A private detective goes after the people who murdered his girlfriend.

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It's LONDON vs. THE SAINT! (Original USA print ad for "The Saint's Girl Friday") See more »

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15 April 1954 (USA)  »

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The ninth of nine classic RKO movies featuring Simon Templar, The Saint. Louis Hayward returns in the role after starring in the first Saint movie. See more »

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Follows The Saint Takes Over (1940) See more »

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Saratoga
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Music by Eric Winstone
Paxton Music Ltd
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A great but late return of Hayward.
17 April 2005 | by (The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Having seen this movie with Louis Hayward I wondered why he did stop with making the saint movies for so long, or why he didn't take the part instead of Hugh Sinclair (i don't like the saint with a moustache). Continuing his strong physical performance for The saint of New York, he's less suave but more the adventurer that Simon Templar is in his earlier years. With Hayward the physical action is believable while this was less the case with Sanders. But for me Hayward is slightly more Saintly. Hoppy Uniatz from the books gets changed in an English valet who does solve crosswords, which is a huge change for those who've read the books. This movie also has Diane Dors in it, the poor man's English Marlyn Monroe. She serves her purpose namely as Eyecandy.

Lets hope for a decent release on DVD for this movie and the series, so they can pleasure the series fans for a long time too come.


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