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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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Simon Templar aka The Saint
Naomi Chance ...
Carol Denby
Sydney Tafler ...
Max Lennar (as Sidney Tafler)
Charles Victor ...
Chief Insp. Claud Teal
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Kate Finch
Harold Lang ...
Jarvis
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Keith Merton (as Russell Enoch)
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The Blonde in Lennar's Apartment
Fred Johnson ...
Irish Cassidy
Thomas Gallagher ...
Hoppy Uniatz - The Saint's Valet
Russell Napier ...
Col. Stafford
Sam Kydd ...
Barkley (Joe Podd)
John Wynn ...
Minor Role
George Margo ...
Lennar's Henchman
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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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Crime | Mystery

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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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Cuyaba
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Music by Da Paula Bana (pseudonym of Winifred Palmer)
Paxton Music Ltd
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Predicts nicely the Saint the Roger Moore series would show
15 December 1998 | by See all my reviews

Louis Hayward is many people's preference as the Saint over George Sanders, precisely because he played him as a hard, cold hit-man in 1938's The Saint in New York. While this is, undeniably, a trait in Charteris's creation, it is not the most likeable one and it is intriguing to see too Hayward's performance has mellowed with age. The script here is a little trite, but on the whole this is a more than passable little preamble that predicts nicely the Saint the Roger Moore series would show, with the Saint a vaguely retired disreputable character who finds it hard to stay on the right side of the law. There is much humour, and a little padding, but the film is worth a watch for Saint fanatics. For Hammer Film fans (the film was shot for RKO by the British studio) a nice touch is the shot of a floor plan of a country house that is about to be burgled; the names of all the guests belong to Hammer regular cast and crew members, including cult director Terence Fisher.


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