4 October 1962
Madge, a friend of the Saint, has recently married John Clarron, an ex-actor and unsuccessful playwright and is now an invalid following an accident in which a heavy pot fell on her. Simon goes to visit her at her home in Cookham on the river Thames and meets Adrienne Halberd. She is an insurance investigator, very interested in Clarron since his first two wives, both heavily insured, died in suspicious circumstances. The Clarrons employ an old Irish house-keeper, Mrs. Jafferty, but when Clarron is away in London Simon and Adrienne search the house and the lady is nowhere to be found.
11 October 1962
Holidaying in Rome, the Saint befriends Sue Inverest, the daughter of American governor Hudson Inverest, who is later kidnapped by mobster Tony Unciello. Unciello is demanding Inverest order the reprieve of another gangster, his brother, on Death Row in an American jail. The Saint discovers where Sue is being held and purposely has himself caught by Unciello in a plot that will utilize a little Latin touch.
18 October 1962
Whilst in New York, the Saint watches his friend, reporter Lester Boyd, launch a television attack on corrupt union boss Nat Grindel. Shortly afterwards Boyd is killed when a bomb explodes in his apartment. The Saint takes up from where Boyd left off, threatening to expose Grindel. Grindel uses an eccentric inventor and killer, Herman Uberlasch, to dispose of the Saint by planting a double bomb in his apartment, the first of which he finds. Will he get to the second one in time?
25 October 1962
On a flight to Paris, the Saint meets Valerie North, who is on her way to meet her long-lost brother, only to find on arrival that he has been murdered, for a St. Christopher medal taken from around his neck. Valerie owns an identical medal, which she gives to the Saint. She is then kidnapped by Olivant, a Nazi collaborator in the Second World War, who recognizes that the two medals together are worth a fortune. The Saint has to discover why, as well as saving Valerie from Olivant's clutches.
1 November 1962
In Switzerland the Saint meets young Alfredo Ravenna, who is unhappy that his father and stepmother want to emigrate to America. Later Alfredo's father is killed and his brief-case stolen. Ravenna's wife offers the Saint a reward if he can retrieve the case. The Saint finds the case, which is full of diamonds . He discovers that Ravenna was going to sell them to a man called Galen and, posing as the dead man, goes to meet him, hoping at the same time to trap the killer of Alfredo's father.
8 November 1962
The Saint is visited by Joss Hendry, whose fiancee, Brad, disappeared in Mexico, some years earlier, trying to search for the pearls of San Domingo. She has recently heard from Brad to say that he has the pearls and she wants the Saint to go and get them for her. When the Saint eventually meets Brad he finds he has been blinded after a fight and is dependent on the plain but adoring Consuelo, who feeds his delusion that he has actually located valuable pearls. The Saint decides he will help the couple at the expense of the greedy Joss.
15 November 1962
At a house party in the Bahamas given by Lucy and Herbert Wexhall Floyd Vosper, an odious, muck-raking journalist, is murdered by an arrow, the arrow of God, according to Astron, a fake Indian mystic who is another guest. However, since Vosper had uncovered unpleasant secrets of almost everyone present his death seems to be anything but Divine intervention. The Saint joins with the local police to discover who murdered Vosper.
22 November 1962
Crooked lawyer Carlton Rood gets Joe Sholto off the hook for burning down his warehouse for the insurance money. A cop was killed and a cleaning lady blinded in the process but Rodd confuses her in court, winning his client's freedom. The Saint decides to exact his own form by justice by making Sholto believe that Rood is about to rat on him for a reward, thus putting 'the element of doubt' into his mind.
29 November 1962
Simon Templar is on vacation at Miami Beach. He is a skilled angler, and tries to hire a fishing boat, but the captain, Patsy O'Kevin, says that his boat is already booked for three weeks by a couple named Uckrose. Back at the hotel Simon happens to meet Gloria Uckrose, and starts courting her. She is going with Patsy's fishing boat the next morning to her husband Clinton in Bimini, and asks Simon to accompany her on the boat. When they arrive to Bimini Dock four hours delayed, Clinton is furious, and his assistant, Vincent Innutio, tries to knock Simon down. When Clinton and Vincent some hours later find out that he is Simon Templar, The Saint, they get nervous and suspect that he is there to stop their criminal activities. Vincent wants to kill Simon immediately, but Clinton thinks that would be too risky. Instead they should get rid of Simon in a more clever way. Gloria will be used as a bait to lure him away from Bimini. But Simon has already noticed that they are acting in a strange and suspicious way, although he doesn't know the reason for this, and devises a counter-plan.
6 December 1962
On the Costa Brava the Saint meets the fiancee of one of his friends, the spoilt, imperious heiress Belinda Deane. He decides that she needs to understand that money cannot buy everything and contrives to steal her creature comforts, forcing her to undertake a walking holiday with him. Initially resentful she - inevitably - comes to appreciate the finer points of nature.
13 December 1962
Marty O'Connell, a small-time book-maker, and his girl-friend Cora are in trouble. Marty is a witness to a murder committed by the gangster 'Lucky' Joe Luckner, so-called because nobody has ever successfully testified against him. Marty is in hiding and asks for the Saint's help. The Saint visits Luckner and, in exchange for money, offers to deliver Marty to him but this is of course a plan to make Luckner pay for his past misdeeds.
20 December 1962
In Rome the Saint is about to attend a charity ball given by the Countess Rovagna - actually an American ex-stripper who married into money. The ball is in aid of Father Bellini's mission for the homeless, but the reality is that only a small proportion of the monies raised go the mission, the aim of the exercise being to make her look good and enhance her bank balance. The Saint decides that this charity ball will be an occasion she will not forget.
19 September 1963
Henry Matson is shot dead as he explains to the Saint that he has been made to steal blueprints of satellites from the factory where he works, though the factory owner ultimately tells the Saint that he has no knowledge of the thefts. However, as the Saint is driving away from the factory someone tries to force him off the road. The trail leads to a club frequented by Matson, the Blue Goose, and the glamorous hostess Magda Vanoff who warns him to be careful. He is next contacted by a man called Vashetti who says he can offer the Saint information as to Matson's killer but the Saint is wary of him and with good reason as Vashetti tries to poison him.
26 September 1963
A film is being made about the Saint and the producer Byron Ufferlitz wants him to play himself, to the annoyance of Orland Flane, the contracted leading man. When Ufferlitz is murdered Orland is the prime suspect but the Saint finds out that many of the cast and crew also had good reason to see him out of the way.
Season 2, Episode 3: Judith3 October 1963
Judith Northwade approaches the Saint for his help. Her uncle, the ruthless tycoon Burt Northwade is planning to market a new production engine but Judith insists that he has stolen the design from her father, whom he envies for being able to have a child. She persuades the Saint to break into Burt's house and steal the plans for her, which he successfully does ,with the unlikely help of Burt's wife. However he is not convinced that Judith is all that she seems to be.
Season 2, Episode 4: Teresa10 October 1963
Whilst in Mexico the Saint agrees to accompany Teresa into the mountains to try and locate her husband, a man who was wanted by the police for an attempted political assassination. Here they are taken prisoner by El Rojo, the leader of the local rebels, who has a secret of his own - as a result of which Teresa will ultimately be reunited with her husband.
17 October 1963
Having told the Saint that she has just seen her husband who is supposed to be abroad, Mrs. Ellshaw is murdered. She was once the secretary to Sir John Ripwell and, at a house party attended by the Saint,Sir John is also shot though not seriously.In the event of his death his business would go to his partner, Hugo Meyer and his property to his children Anne and Kenneth, but Kenneth seems to be under the influence of Sir John's secretary, Irelock. Then Kenneth also disappears. In order to rescue him and unmask the murderer the Saint must solve the identity of the elusive Ellshaw.
Season 2, Episode 6: Marcia24 October 1963
Film star Marcia Landon kills herself after somebody throws acid in her face. Starlet Claire Avery is asked to take over the role that Marcia was to have played in her forthcoming picture but then she receives a note telling her that she too will be disfigured unless she leaves £5000 in an envelope on the film set. The Saint must set a trap to find which of the people connected with the film has caused Marcia's death and is aiming to harm Claire.
31 October 1963
An Algerian rebel leader goes to Paris to sell forged American bearer bonds to help fund Algerian resistance to the French, but his go-between is killed and suspicion falls on a friend of the Saint. Going to his rescue the Saint discovers that the forgeries are the work of a master-counterfeiter who was supposed to have died some years earlier and sets out to find out where he is hiding with the plates that produced this 'work of art'.
Season 2, Episode 8: Iris7 November 1963
Iris Lansing is a bad actress whose plays are financed by her criminal husband Rick who runs a protection racket and has caused the death of an elderly shop-keeper who has refused to pay him. Lansing receives a call from the Saint threatening to expose him unless he pays him a large sum of money though the Saint denies any part in it. Then a friend of the Saint, an actress called Mary who is also in Iris's play, tells him that her father is being blackmailed, allegedly by him.It is apparent to the Saint that his name is being used in vain. Whilst he hates Lansing he realizes that they are being played off against each other and the suspects are a cast of actors.
14 November 1963
In Rome the Saint discovers that there is a protection racket targeting the local beggars who must relinquish part of their alms to a person known as the 'King of the Beggars'. A young actress, Theresa, has gone undercover as a beggar woman to try and find out the identity of the 'King' and the Saint joins her, also posing as a beggar. He is taken to a hostel run by a kindly American who is a friend of a philanthropic contessa. Staff at the hostel drug him and thugs kidnap Theresa. It is down to the Saint to escape and unmask the so-called king.
21 November 1963
The Saint agrees to accompany Alan Uttershaw to the airport with a package of diamonds to be handed over to a security firm. However the real security men are killed and the diamonds handed to impostors. Suspicion falls on Gabriel Linnet, partner of the man to whom the diamonds were to be given, but he is murdered and a suit-case containing £100,000 found in his flat. The Saint overcomes the gangsters sent to subdue him and awaits a meeting with the real mastermind behind the robbery.
28 November 1963
A journalist friend of the Saint is murdered whilst working undercover within the newly-revived British Nazi Party. The Saint links up with Lady Valerie who was employed by Kane Luker, the party leader, to lure the young writer to his death. Valerie is in possession of papers given her by the dead man with which she hopes to blackmail Luker but Luker and his followers seize her and the Saint, leaving them to perish in an 'accidental' fire. Can the Saint get them out of this very hot situation?
5 December 1963
When George Hackett loses out to the well-connected Sam Purdell in the election of mayor of the town of Seatondean, Hackett is convinced that Purdell is corrupt, and, in the course of looking for proof to back his claim, he is murdered. The Saint, a friend of Sam's family, puts Purdell to the test by offering him a bribe which Purdell angrily refuses. The Saint is now sure that Purdell is in fact honest but being manipulated by another interested party, whom he manages to flush out for a showdown on top of a local building site.
12 December 1963
Whilst on a fishing trip in Canada the Saint encounters Professor Mueller. He is being forced to defect to the Russians with a satellite system he has invented in exchange for the release of his family, who are being held hostage. The professor is taken by a middle-man to a remote lake where a sea-plane, piloted by an agent called Netchideff, lands. Netchideff kills the middle-man and is about to leave with the professor but gives the Saint a 'sporting chance' to best him.
19 December 1963
When the elderly Mrs. Yarmouth is tricked into handing over church funds by a plausible confidence trickster - or 'bunco artist' - and his wife, the Saint and Mrs. Yarmouth's actress daughter set off in hot pursuit to confront the tricksters and stage a little pantomime of their own to fleece the wrong-doers of their ill-gotten gains and more.
26 December 1963
The Saint re-encounters a young friend, Bill Fulton, who loves and is loved by Meryl Vascoe, the sweet daughter of a smug millionaire who forbids her to marry a man with no prospects. Vascoe has an exquisite art collection and a state of the art security system but the Saint bets him that he will be robbed within the week. Assorted opportunists seem likely candidates to deflate Vascoe, including the Saint himself, who has been known to break the law in a good cause, but the ultimate identity of the benevolent burglar is surprising indeed.
2 January 1964
The ruler of a Middle Eastern country is killed in a coup and his young son Prince Karim is forced to flee, hiding out with British oil-workers who were loyal to his father. The Saint arrives in the country and, with a handful of Britons, special effects and explosions, concocts a 'wonderful war' to convince the usurpers that they are now under attack.
9 January 1964
Lord Yearley, an arrogant aristocrat whose younger wife is two-timing him, is the subject of death threats. When a shot is fired at him and he is nearly killed, his daughter asks the Saint to intervene and find the culprit.
16 January 1964
In Buenos Aires the Saint meets an American called Beryl Carrington, whose car is bumped into by that of a charming local, Ramon, who has the damage repaired within the day. Ramon tells Beryl that he has a list of political dissidents out to topple the government in a brief-case which he wants her to smuggle out of the country. She entrusts it to the Saint but when two men attack him for it he suspects that Ramon may be using Beryl for reasons which are far from romantic.
Season 2, Episode 19: Luella23 January 1964
The Saint's married friend Bill Harvey is the innocent 'mark' in a scam in which he is set up for blackmail by the seductive Luella, who gets him into a compromising position just in time to be snapped by a photographer and a man claiming to be Luella's husband. Bill is terrified that his less than understanding wife Doris will find out and asks the Saint for help. As a result Luella and her gang find themselves with another victim, though this one is more than ready for them.
30 January 1964
Countess Audrey is not only a glittering socialite but a ruthless jewel thief whose chauffeur robs the homes of her wealthy associates whilst she entertains them in her Mayfair house. Her master plan is to organize a cruise for several rich couples, whom she will drug and rob whilst they are at sea. She has recruited a new gang member for this plan. Unfortunately for her he is the Saint.
6 February 1964
Denise Dumont heads one of the most successful beauty product firms in France and is a very rich woman. However, she has achieved this by stealing the ideas of her ex-husband,Philippe whom she exploited, taking the credit for herself. He is now broken and ill. The Saint decides that, with the help of Denise's former sister-in-law, he will teach this unfeeling woman a lesson and force her, unknowingly,to contribute to Philippe's welfare.
13 February 1963
The Saint reads in a newspaper that wealthy businessman Marvin Chase was badly burnt in a car crash that killed his young assistant Bertram Tamblin. Nora Prescott, a friend of the Saint,works for Chase and is perplexed when he asks her to sell off some of his business interests. She approaches the Saint for his help but is murdered before she can explain further.The Saint assists the police investigating the murder and is surprised that Chase's head and hands are always bandaged. Chase's daughter Ellen confides in the Saint that there was something highly suspicious about the car crash and there is something very mysterious about the man her father has become.
20 February 1964
Chief Inspector Teal is investigating a spate of burglaries which seem to be linked by the presence of a criminal known as the High Fence, who uses the Cosy Corner cafe as his rendezvous. The Saint gets an actress friend, Gaby, to take a job as a waitress at the cafe to keep surveillance on its customers. At the same time Mr. Teal is singularly unimpressed by the performance of Inspector Pryor, who has allowed a suspect to die in custody and to whom the Saint adopts a very disparaging attitude.
Season 2, Episode 24: Sophia27 February 1964
On holiday in a Greek village, Simon takes time out from his sight seeing to settle accounts with a crook who is threatening the peace of the inhabitants with his bully-boy tactics.
5 March 1964
In a quiet English village the Saint meets the elderly Warshed sisters who are pillars of the community. Nonetheless they are harboring a dark secret from their past which is exposing them to being blackmailed by one Alfred Powls. When the Saint discovers this he resolves to assist the three gentle ladies and find out the reason for the blackmail.
12 March 1964
Married businessman Otis Q. Fennick asks the Saint for his help. He has been set up for a compromising photograph with a scantily-dressed girl. Unbeknown to Otis this has been instigated by his wife Liane as grounds for divorce. Soon, however, the man who took the photograph is found murdered and both the Fennicks are, literally, in the frame along with other suspects who wanted the man dead. It is left to the Saint to solve the mystery.
19 March 1964
The Saint goes to Hamburg undercover to intercept a ring of art smugglers. The focus of the ring seems to be Tante Ada's night-club where the star vocalist, Lili, is an ex-girlfriend of the Saint. She is a patient of the sinister Dr. Zellermann, clearly a leading light in the gang. The good doctor pretends to befriend the Saint, aware that the Saint has recently broken into his office looking for clues. He traps the Saint by getting him to admit this fact whilst being overheard by the police and the Saint is consequently arrested.Time is running out for him to see it through and bring the smugglers to book.
8 October 1964
A man is murdered in a phone booth on Waterloo station while Simon Templar is making a call. But before his death he has managed to slip a mysterious package of "Miracle Tea" into the bag of a young nurse who works at the naval base at Portland. Now the Saint wants to know why.
Season 3, Episode 2: Lida15 October 1964
Joan Wingate is convinced that her sister Lida is being blackmailed and asks the Saint for his help. They go to meet Lida at the Quarterdeck Club, but someone has murdered her.
Season 3, Episode 3: Jeannine22 October 1964
In Paris, the Saint attends a reception for the dictatorial Oriental Stateswoman Madame Chen, who owns a priceless pearl necklace.He recognizes her personal assistant as Jeannine Roger, a lady who has, in the past, been a thief, although she assures the Saint that she has now reformed. An attempt is made to steal the pearls but the thief is a poor Chinese who wants to sell them to help his starving people and the Saint covers for him. Now the Saint has a dual task - to help this man and to thwart Jeannine, who, he is sure, is NOT a reformed character.
29 October 1964
Petty crook Long Harry is murdered after telling the Saint that he has been paid to steal documents for blackmail purposes by a villain known as the Scorpion. The Saint follows the blackmail victim to the Bird's Nest club where he is to make his payment but Patsy,the girl who accepts the money, is herself later attacked and crippled and the Saint is sent a package containing a large scorpion. Patsy sends a message to the Saint that she has a telephone number which will hopefully lead to the exposure of the Scorpion.
5 November 1964
In a South American republic the Saint meets an American couple, Doris and Sherm Inkler, whom he believes to be gun runners. However they tell him that they are hoping to swindle the Enriquez brothers, vicious would-be revolutionaries according to the local police chief, by selling them boxes of lead with only a few real guns for examination. The Saint agrees to help the Inklers pull off their deception in return for a third of the profits whilst, at the same time, wondering if they can be trusted.
13 November 1964
The Saint is approached by yet another damsel in distress, this time Madeline Gray who tells him that her father has invented a chemical called Process G, which she believes his business associate Hobart Quennel is out to steal. Quennel explains that the invention is worthless but the Saint is unconvinced particularly when Gray disappears and later Madeline is herself kidnapped, both by Quennel. With the help of Quennel's daughter the Saint goes to his house where he forces Quennel, at gunpoint, to admit that if Process G is manufactured he will be ruined. But one of Quennel's henchmen attacks the Saint, knocking him unconscious, and he comes to in a cellar, tied up along with the Grays.He is told that he must persuade Gray to let Quennel have the formula for his process or they will all die.
19 November 1964
In the Australian outback the Saint tricks two greedy and quarrelsome brothers into repaying their old father money that they have long owed him when he tempts them with the offer of shares in a silver mine.
26 November 1964
The Saint helps Chief Inspector Teal find out why business-man Lewis Enstone willingly put a gun to his head and shot himself, given that, despite several complications in his life, he had no cause to feel suicidal. The one clue is his love of novelty toys.
3 December 1964
Whilst in the South of France the Saint meets Laura Stride and her apparently respectable father, as well as crossing swords with Abdul Osman,a member of the local crime syndicate, the Latini, of which the boss, unbeknown to his daughter, is Stride himself. A power struggle begins between the two men to be head of the Latini, in the course of which Osman kidnaps Laura and holds her as a hostage on his yacht. Yet again it is a case of the Saint to the rescue as he goes to free Laura and ensures that the villains of the piece pay the death penalty.
10 December 1964
Married politician Christopher Waites is being black-mailed over an extra-marital affair but his black-mailers do not seek money. They want access to an important speech which Waites is going to deliver to the Prime Minister. The Saint sets a trap, deliberately leaving the speech exposed, to flush out Waites' black-mailer.
17 December 1964
The Saint is in Munich for the Oktoberfest when a friend of his, American Army Sergeant Henry Johns, is killed whilst trying to stop an armed robbery at his base. Unbeknown to him, Mathilde Baum, whom he believed to be his girl-friend, was actually part of the gang, using her friendship with him to gain insider information. Furthermore, she is now getting cosy with another American soldier, Sergeant Pargo, who was a friend of Johns. He teams up with the Saint to go after the hi-jackers and avenge their dead buddy.
24 December 1964
In Puerto Rico the Saint meets a young woman called Tristan Brown, who is there to bestow funds upon needy people on behalf of the charity which employs her. She is trying to find someone help her allocate the money and considers Elmer Quire, who is well-known as a local philanthropist. However, the Saint finds out that Quire is a fraud and that in fact he is dishonest and greedy. Given that 'Tristan' is also a man's name the Saint pretends that he is Tristan Brown and approaches Quire with a plan that will fleece him of his ill-gotten gains and re-distribute them to the local poor.
31 December 1964
The Saint is approached by Italian restaurateur Domenick Naccaro and his family. Domenick's daughter Maria has had a baby by a fraudster called Rolfieri, who promised to marry her but fled the country back to Italy having embezzled vast sums of money. The Saint follows him to Florence along with Maria's brother Allessandro, and, under an alias, takes a job with him. Before long, however, the Saint's cover is blown and he finds himself - not for the first time - in a very perilous position, in a car with cut brakes hurtling down a hillside.
7 January 1965
The Saint is the victim of an attempted hit-and-run, the driver being a man called Farnberg. Some years earlier he was an airman at an American air-base and he was involved in a robbery there. He was sent to prison but the spoils of the robbery were never found. Now he is out of jail and looking for the money.The Saint is saved by a man called Dunstan, who was the chief security guard at the base when the robbery happened and he and the Saint team up to get to the loot before Farnberg.
Season 3, Episode 15: The Set-Up14 January 1965
The Saint interrupts an armed robbery and is told by Chief Inspector Teal that the gang in question are responsible for similar crimes and are building up to a last big job. A hit is put out on the Saint to prevent any further attempts on his part to foil the gang, and, as he entertains a young lady in his apartment, a man with a telescopic rifle takes aim at him from a house opposite.
21 January 1965
In Germany the Saint saves a young girl, Julia, from what appears to be an accident but is an attempt on her life by Charles Voyson, a man who swindled her father out of £250,000 and is planning to change his identity. Voyson feigns illness and is taken to a clinic run by an accomplice, Dr. Schreiber, who informs Julia and the Saint that Voyson has just died. In fact he is very much alive and about to jump onto a train. The Saint and Julia follow him but she is captured by Voyson and held hostage in his compartment. The Saint climbs along the carriages to save her.
28 January 1965
The Saint investigates the murder of Professor Oakridge, head scientist at a secret research station in the Scottish highlands.
4 February 1965
The Saint is in Malaya, working for the British government to locate a local terrorist gang who have killed a friend of his. He stays at a farm owned by Don Morland and his daughter Jean and finds that they are being threatened to leave by a neighbour called Valmon. When the Morlands refuse the farm is attacked and Jean is abducted. The Saint must rescue her and unmask the leader of the terrorists who goes by the Sign of the Claw.
11 February 1965
In South America the Saint meets two swindlers, Alice Nestor and her father. They show him a golden statue of a frog, claiming it is one of many such icons of the sacred frogs of the Incas and request that the Saint backs their expedition to find others. The Saint pretends to co-operate but plants some fake gold of his own to turn the tables on the swindlers, only to discover that they are also gun-runners for local revolutionaries.
18 February 1965
The Saint is summoned to a remote inn in Cornwall by Julia Jeffroll, although, when he arrives, it is clear that her father, the inn-keeper, though telling him that there is nothing wrong, is actually very scared, especially of three male guests at his inn. Julia tells the Saint that she hears strange noises at night and has overheard the men boast about coming into money very soon. Then the Saint discovers that there is a tunnel being built in the cellar with an underground rail-track. He decides to investigate.
Season 3, Episode 21: Sibao25 February 1965
On the island of Haiti, noted for voodoo, the Saint meets the beautiful Sibao, a mystical young woman, and her fiance, Theron Netlord, a young Englishman who is entranced by voodoo and is marrying Sibao purely to learn its secrets and gain power for himself. The Saint accepts an invitation to dinner with Netlord and finds himself in danger.
4 March 1965
Betty Tregarth is forced to go with a group of men led by Bernhard Raxel. Earlier Chief Inspector Teal had told the Saint that he suspects Raxel of planning the 'crime of the century', having killed an undercover officer planted by Teal for more details. Betty works at a research plant perfecting nerve gas and Raxel has kidnapped her brother as security for her cooperation. He wants to employ nerve gas in a robbery to steal the plates and paper from the Bank of England's printing house. Teal intercepts one of the safe-crackers Raxel intends to use in the raid and substitutes the Saint, who, fortunately, is able to prove his safe-breaking skills to Raxel's satisfaction. All is now in place for the crime of the century.
11 March 1965
Television host Ziggy Zaglan has a jovial public image but is really a very unpleasant man who owes his success to the clever writing skills of his adopted brother, Paul. Paul is visited by James McCleary, a man who claims that Ziggy was responsible for his sister's death by drowning, and the next morning Paul is found dead by hanging. The assumption is that he killed himself but the Saint is not convinced and sets out to find the murderer.
1 July 1965
Oscar Newley has perfected a new fuel injection system for his racing car and approaches the Saint for financial backing. However the car breaks down during a race and he believes that it has been sabotaged by Ellington, a rival owner-driver.Suspicions are compounded when Oscar is nearly killed in a fire at his work-shop and the car is again sabotaged. The chief culprit would seem to be Oscar's driver Alec but then he is murdered . The Saint must race to find the perpetrator in every sense.
8 July 1965
Shortly after meeting the Saint in a Paris night club and informing him that he is being followed, Brian Quell is kidnapped by a gang led by a man called Jones in an attempt to lure Brian's brother, a professor, to work for foreign agents. Brian is killed and Jones plans to abduct the professor at the funeral. The Saint is under suspicion for the murder and, in escaping from the police, hides out with a young girl called Madeline, who has won a holiday to Paris as a prize. She is in turn abducted by Brian's killers and the Saint must rescue her and head off the professor from falling into Jones' clutches.
15 July 1965
Steve Nelson is an up-and-coming young boxer with a promising career but his girl-friend Connie approaches the Saint because she is fearful of his next opponent, a mysterious Australian known as the Masked Angel, who has actually killed a man in a fight, although there was no evidence of foul play. The Saint is suspicious of the Angel's manager, Doc Spengler, the more so after a man who has offered to spy on Spengler is found dead and the Saint is shot at. Then Steve is deliberately run over and unable to box. The Saint decides to take his place in the ring and unmask the Angel once and for all.
22 July 1965
Neither Inspector Teal nor the Saint are impressed by Peter Corrio, a smug private detective who boasts to them that his security system for the fabulous Oppenheim emerald is fool-proof. They are suspicious that he has managed to solve so many jewel thefts that have evaded the police. Then the Saint meets Janice Dixon, who tells him that her brother was killed trying to escape from the police having had jewels planted on him by Corrio. She believes that Corrio himself has engineered the recent thefts in order to return the jewels for the rewards involved. Then Janice is snatched and taken to a boat owned by Corrio. Not only is the Saint going to find her, he plans also to steal the emerald and show Corrio which of them is the smarter detective.
29 July 1965
The Saint is invited to the wedding of his very rich friend Waldo Oddington to Nadine, a girl young enough to be his daughter. Other guests include Waldo's three ex-wives and his nephew George McGeorge, who is highly critical of his uncle's decision. On the eve of the wedding the Saint sees Nadine in conversation with a young man called Pierre who would seem to be her lover but she tells the Saint that she has finished with him. That night Waldo is shot dead and his life is found to have been massively insured. But who stood to gain by his death and how? The Saint must find out .
5 August 1965
Nicknamed 'the Man who could not die' international adventurer Miles Hallin goes into partnership with Nigel Perry, whose father has recently died. Following the death of a man suspected of blackmailing Hallin, the Saint believes that Hallin killed Nigel's father and that Nigel himself could be in danger. Hallin and Nigel set out for a pot-holing holiday in Wales with the Saint in pursuit, ultimately confronting Hallin and putting his immortality to the test.
12 August 1965
The crooked Abdul Graner has stolen a priceless diamond from the Louvre and is now awaiting an expert to come to his villa in the Canary Islands to cut the diamond for him. Unbeknown to Graner this is the Saint, working for the police. Christine Graner, Abdul's wife, tells the Saint that her husband is a brute and she wants to leave him, along with the Saint and the diamond, but the Saint feels obliged to continue with his deception. Although Graner is unaware of the Saint's true identity he has his suspicions and forces him at gunpoint to cut the stone whilst holding Christine hostage.
19 August 1965
On the French Riviera the Saints rescues Dona Luisa Arroya and her young companion Consuela from two robbers. Dona Luisa and Gilberto, her brother-in-law, tell the Saint that they are part of a once influential family, exiled from the island of Santa Cruz, who have come to sell Dona Luisa's jewelry to raise money for a return to power - hence the robbery. So much is made of the jewels and so many people seem anxious to steal them that the Saint is not surprised to discover that they are fakes. Now he has to discover why the Arroyas really want to involve him in their scheme and whether they are telling the truth.
26 August 1965
In a pub in Cornwall, the Saint meets three men, each of whom owns a third of a map that allegedly shows the whereabouts of sunken treasure in the West Indies. He joins their party to discover whether the treasure is a myth or a reality.
30 September 1966
Whilst in Monte Carlo the Saint saves the life of Fallouda, the ex-king of Fedyra. Fallouda tells him he aims to return to power by raising money by selling the jewellery of his wife, Queen Adana. The Saint and Adana set out to collect the jewels, the journey being initially icy as the queen is the daughter of a London bus driver and feels the Saint should give her more respect. Having warded off one attack the couple obtain the jewels but on the way back to meet Fallouda their car breaks down. They are offered a lift by a sweet old lady who invites them in for tea - tea which she has drugged because she too is after the queen's jewels.
7 October 1966
In Venice the Saint comes to the aid of Cathy Allardyce when she is found next to the dead body of the lustful Prince Ubaldo. Cathy's father was responsible for the death of the brother of the disreputable nightclub owner 'Foots' Fortunati,who is now out for revenge and, his first plan having failed,he abducts Cathy.The Saint sets out to rescue her and is taken at gunpoint to see Fortunati.
14 October 1966
Whilst in Switzerland the Saint helps Professor Jorovitch and his daughter Irma defect from the Russian Embassy to the West, being pursued by ruthless Soviet security officers.
21 October 1966
The Saint is in the banana republic of San Pablo where a girl called Diane tries to shoot Victor Lawrence, principal advisor to President Alvarez. The Saint whisks her away from the police and she tells him that Lawrence is a fraudster, using an assumed name. He stole money from her father's business and her father was charged, dying in prison. The Saint and Diane join forces with the rebel cell trying to overthrow Alvarez, then the Saint goes to see the president and confronts him with Lawrence's real identity and the fact that he is an opportunist with no political loyalties. Alvarez challenges Lawrence and the two men talk, unaware that the Saint has used a hidden tape recorder to broadcast their conversation to the rebels.
28 October 1966
On behalf of British Intelligence the Saint journeys to Hamburg to locate Professor Roeding, who disappeared whilst shopping for antiques there and after ringing his daughter to say that he was on the verge of making a fortune. Re-tracing the professor's steps the Saint is approached by Eva, a young lady who takes him for a night on the town and then spots a goblet in the window of a pawn-shop. She claims it is an antique and buys it. Breaking it into pieces she finds a message, allegedly written by a fifteenth century pirate, revealing the location of his treasure. But the Saint is aware that it is quite plainly a scam, and, in all probability, the same one that caused Professor Roeding to fall into the wrong hands.Thanks to this information he is now in a position to rescue the gentleman.
4 November 1966
A man and a dog are both killed by the shores of Loch Ness by what would appear to have been the monster. Local author Noel Bastion and his wife Eleanor, a former big game hunter, agree to help the Saint keep watch in case the monster appears but the Saint comes upon a castle ruin with a cellar containing gas tanks and a huge club, and then somebody tries to kill him. Has somebody purposely created a false monster? And if so why?
11 November 1966
Lord Cranmore, an aristocrat on his financial uppers, is anxious to sell a family diamond called the Angel's Eye and the Saint rides shotgun when Cranmore's employee Tom Upwater and his daughter Mabel go to Amsterdam to have the diamond cut. Tom delivers it to a jeweller called Jonkheer whilst the Saint entertains Mabel to the tourist sights. Then disaster strikes. Tom tells the Saint that Jonmkheer has stolen the Angel's Eye, whilst the cutter himself denies ever seeing it. Tom prevails upon the Saint to break into Jonkheer's premises to retrieve the rock.
18 November 1966
In Rome the Saint is due to meet Tony, a journalist friend anxious to tell him about a man who 'liked lions' but Tony is found dead, stabbed with a knife carved with a lion's head. Claudia, Tony's girlfriend, tells the Saint that Tony's diary should contain a clue as to the reason for his murder but other addressees in the diary are also dying off. Eventually the Saint meets Tiberio, the self-confessed man who liked lions and clearly the head of an illegal organization. He invites the Saint to a Roman costume party where his aim is, literally, to feed the Saint to the lions.
25 November 1966
The Saint is in the South of France and is the chief suspect following a spate of jewel robberies from the rooms of hotel guests. The actual thieves hope to incriminate the Saint by planting some of the loot in his room but one of them falls from the balcony to his death. Not convinced of the Saint's innocence the local police chief has the Saint tailed by the inept Alphonse, whom he enjoys eluding. Natalie, whose employer was one of the robbery victims, teams up with the Saint to discover that the master-mind behind the thefts is not at all whom they expected.
2 December 1966
In Ireland the Saint rescues a girl called Mildred from thugs. She tells him that she is Hitler's daughter and she is being used in a plot to revive Naziism. Sceptical of this yarn the Saint discovers that she is the daughter of the wealthy Eugene Drew and she is running away to elope with a young man of whom her father disapproves. The two thugs are, in fact, private detectives employed by Drew, but then they take Mildred hostage and demand a ransom from him. The Saint goes to meet them with the ransom money but is still uncertain as to who is telling the truth. He will soon find out.
9 December 1966
The Saint goes to East Germany to bring back defector Eric Redman, who is planning to trade a list of secret agents in return for the life of his father. However, on arrival, Eric finds that his father is already dead. Hanya, his father's assistant, Eric and the Saint must now make it back to the West with the list, pursued by the East German secret police force.
16 December 1966
Simon Templar visits Lima, Peru and is soon involved with a local art collector whose background is suspect. Israeli operatives arrive, and Templar decides to aid them in the capture of an escaped Nazi war criminal.
23 December 1966
The Osprey is a new experimental plane and was being test-flown by Flight Lieutenant Mike Gregory until his recent court-martial. Now Middle Eastern agents are using Mike to steal the plane, kidnapping his sister Diane. Having rescued Diane, the Saint goes after Mike, getting himself parachuted into unknown territory to fly the Osprey home.
30 December 1966
With the connivance of Chief Inspector Teal, the Saint gets himself sent to a prison from which there have been several, successful escapes within the past few months. The Saint's job is to identify the organizers.
6 January 1967
Having saved the life of married politician Jack Liskard, the Saint is called upon again to help Liskard when the man is the victim of blackmail, over some letters he once wrote to a girl called Mary. Whilst Mary is happy to return the letters when approached by the Saint, it seems that they have gone missing and the Saint receives a phone call telling him that if he wants them he must rendezvous at an old church. it is a trap, from which the Saint escapes but when he goes back to Liskard's house his client has shot himself, leaving a suicide note. The Saint, however, believes he has been murdered.
13 January 1967
At Brands Hatch motor racing circuit the Saint meets Cynthia Quillen and Teresa Montesino, two racing drivers who are deadly rivals. Whilst the Saint is testing Cynthia's car he discovers that it has been sabotaged. He also intercepts an assassin out to murder Cynthia with a high-powered rifle but the killer is himself shot before he can tell the Saint who wants Cynthia out of the way. Teresa denies any involvement with either incident and the next day the two fast women prepare for the big race.
20 January 1967
One night the Saint gets himself involved with 'the Death Game'. It is a cult which has sprung up amongst students from different colleges who compete in war games with each other. However, the tutor of one group of students tells the Saint he thinks there is a far more sinister purpose to the game and then he is killed in an explosion. The Saint takes his place on a trip to Switzerland to play the game with his two students against opposing teams. Here he meets the inventor of the game who invites him to play it for real and gives him two minutes start on his deadly pursuers.
27 January 1967
In Paris the Saint meets Natasha, who tells him she wishes to sell some priceless paintings. They contact an art dealer but he is intercepted by phoney policemen who tell Natasha that the Saint has killed the dealer and then remove the paintings from her. The Saint retrieves the pictures but has to work hard to hold on to them.
24 February 1967
In Paris somebody tricks shady night-club owner Paul Verrier into believing that the Saint is trying to kill him so he hires people to rub out the Saint. One of these is a young girl who fires blanks at the Saint, telling him that she wants to get close to Verrier as she believes he killed her father. Another is an Englishman whom Verrier telephones but when the Saint goes to see Verrier to sort things out the club owner assumes he is the murderer and unknowingly hires him to kill himself
3 March 1967
The Saint goes to investigate a plane crash in an English field. The pilot has disappeared, leaving large amounts of forged bank notes. The Saint tracks down the pilot's home , only to find that the man has been killed but he locates the dead man's fiancee in Paris. Various other clues lead the Saint to the villa of a countess who is not only as counterfeiter but something of a counterfeit herself.
24 March 1967
Temperamental film star Serena Harris is kidnapped at gunpoint from the set of a Biblical epic in which she is starring as Delilah in Rome. The Saint manages to locate where she is being held but, given her unpopularity, he has a wide number of suspects to choose from as the instigator of her abduction.
7 April 1967
The Saint is in the Caribbean, at the request of a friend who is killed before he can explain why he needs to see him. The man worked for a Dr. Krayford, a research scientist looking for a cure for illnesses, and the Saint, along with journalist Marla, goes to the island home of Krayford, who denies involvement in the murder but offers to put the couple up for a few days. The Saint finds photos taken by the dead man which leads him and Marla to some ruins, where there are chests full of gold bullion, salvaged from a plane crash some years earlier. It is obvious the the doctor is using the gold to finance his research. The Saint needs to find out more before he can leave the island.
21 April 1967
Following the deaths of several Soviet agents the Saint is assigned to protect Russian colonel Smolenko, who is traveling by train from Berlin to Paris, and is surprised to find that the colonel is female. He saves her life in an assassination attempt on the train and they again cheat death when they arrive in Paris. A letter bomb to the Colonel has been posted in Switzerland, so the Saint and the colonel fly there to locate the bomb factory.
5 May 1967
A highly valuable necklace is stolen from Lord Gillingham by his secretary Kate, who kills the jeweller in the process. The necklace is discovered at a fashion parade... or is it? The model sporting it is actually a twin and it would seem that her sister has decamped to Paris to sell the real thing to a wealthy dealer. Or has she? A double switch seems to be on the cards when his Lordship gets a telephone call saying that he can have the necklace back if he pays ten thousand pounds. What would anybody do in such a predicament but call for the Saint?
19 May 1967
The Saint is framed for the murder of a young sculptor named Loudon by Vogler, the villain who had previously attempted to kill the Saint in the Death Game. However, with assistance from the deceased's girl-friend, a bunch of hippies and Chief Inspector Teal, working with him in an unusual alliance, the Saint once more defeats Vogler.
2 June 1967
At the request of British Intelligence the Saint joins a glamorous female agent in arranging for the escape from custody of John Spring, a double agent whom the Russians believe to be working for them.
22 June 1967
The Gadic collection forms the priceless centre-piece of an art exhibition at the Silbakin Museum in Turkey and several groups of people are out to steal it, most notably the wealthy local art collector Turin. Turin is sure that the Saint has taken the collection and, in an effort to obtain it for himself and discover its whereabouts,he imprisons the Saint in a dungeon with spikes on walls which begin to close in on him.
2 March 1968
For several weeks after the body of her husband has been pulled from the sea, Arlene Fleming receives calls from the allegedly dead spouse and finds evidence to suggest that he is still alive. The doctor advises admittance to a sanatorium to prevent a nervous breakdown. The Saint discovers that the main beneficiary to Fleming's will is his nephew, Andrew, who seems to be very closely involved with his uncle's main business rival. The Saint tries to talk to the locals to find out how Fleming died but is greeted by general hostility until one of them tells the Saint she is convinced that Fleming was murdered.
17 February 1968
Having gone to the aid of mystery blonde Reb Denning the Saint finds a dying man who tells him, "stop them...Friday night." He is next captured by crooked casino owner Brett Sunley who claims that he has stolen £100,000 from the casino. The Saint manages to escape and tracks down Reb Denning, who tells him that she is a secret agent and that Sunley's casino is a front and that he is a banker for international spies. She gives the Saint an invitation to danger to bring down Sunley and his associates, which, of course, the Saint does not refuse.
13 October 1968
Having met his maker in an explosion in his car, retired villain Ed Brown shows a posthumous film to several rival gangsters which is also viewed by Brown's daughter Penny, previously innocent of her father's criminality, and the inevitable Saint. The film claims that Ed has deposited a million pounds in a Swiss bank and that whoever can match it can claim the money. A security van is to travel from the coast to London with a million pounds worth of gold bullion on board, making it the ideal target for the 'prize'. The Saint picks up the gauntlet but some of the other villains take Penny hostage and before long the thieves do indeed fall out with one of the gangsters being erased but another seemingly claiming the victory. Both Penny and the loot need the Saint to their rescue.
20 October 1968
Diplomat Jason Douglas has disappeared, along with a large sum of money, and sinister mystery man Walter Faber holds Sara, Douglas's daughter, hostage in exchange for news of the man's whereabouts. The Saint frees her and they track down her father, who tells them that the money is to be given to help a developing African country. Faber and his heavies catch up with them, threatening dire consequences if he does not get the money. However, the hunter becomes the pursued as the Saint gains the upper hand.
27 October 1968
Working for the British government, the Saint goes undercover to discover why ex-military man Jonathan Roper is training a band of mercenary soldiers.
3 November 1968
The Saint is hired by Greek millionaire Eugene Patroclos to locate the man who is impersonating him. However, when the Saint catches up with the impostor he is told that he is the real Patroclos and the man who originally hired the Saint is the fraud. Both men have secretaries called Annabel and the Saint must work out which of the two Annabels he trusts, to help him unravel the mystery.
10 November 1968
Whilst in the company of his journalist friend Mary Ellen, the Saint receives a number of death threats, most starkly a wreath which informs him that he will be killed in two days' time. A couple of small-time crooks seem to be implicated in carrying messages for the would-be killer but both are bumped off before they can be of help to the Saint. With a hearse parked outside his door and Mary Ellen in the clutches of the murderer, time is running out for the Saint.
17 November 1968
The Saint answers a cry for help from Jean Lane, whose brother Tony has got himself into hot water after being black-mailed into working for night-club owner Cord Thrandel, who is an all-round criminal. Having rescued Tony from Thrandel's clutches he investigates a warehouse in which he finds cases of plaster statues which contain heroin. He switches labels on the cases so that Thrandel loses his shipment. Thrandel is not happy and threatens to kill Jean unless the Saint returns his illicit property.
13 April 1968
The Saint has been summonsed by the local doctor to a Welsh village where residents have been attacked by strange, monstrous creatures. The link would seem to be with a research laboratory at nearby Dragon's Rock, run by the secretive Dr. Sardon. Sardon's niece Carmen is herself very worried and the Saint joins her to investigate. Carmen is attacked by a large creature whose tracks lead to Sardon's laboratory. He is breeding giant insects one of whose eggs are ready to hatch.
1 December 1968
Five members of the board of a company called Combined Holdings have all been recently murdered. It would appear that each one received a card with the words 'The Scales of Justice' printed on it before their deaths and the assassin would seem to a man posing as blind with a blowpipe concealed in his white stick. Gilbert Kirby, a friend of the Saint, is the latest board member to be threatened. He is due to be made Lord Mayor of London and escapes an assassination attempt whilst in the mayoral procession. The Saint examines photos of the pageant and realizes that the would-be killer was on the float submitted by Combined Holdings and has to be a member of the firm.
8 December 1968
The Saint is asked to act as a bodyguard to the best-selling adventure author Amos Klein and, to his surprise, discovers that Amos is a young woman who uses a male pen-name. They are both captured by a man called Warlock, who has a moll called Galaxy Rose - both names of characters in Klein's books - but they too expect Amos Klein to be a man and are easily fooled when the Saint tells them that he is Amos and the young lady is his secretary. Warlock wants 'Amos' to use 'his' novelist's imagination to break in to Hermetico, a former mine that has been converted into a stronghold for gold and other valuable materials. The Saint plays along but makes a break for it with the authoress. However, despite escaping from the grounds of their prison they are recaptured and told they will be killed unless they cooperate in the break-in.
15 December 1968
Having been re-captured by Warlock and his gang, the Saint, still posing as 'Amos Klein', accompanies Warlock to Hermetico, the underground building Warlock wants to rob, posing as prospective clients, and making a note of the lay-out. The Saint devises a plan to breach its security and begins to train Warlock's men to raid the stronghold. However disaster strikes when one of the gang recognizes the Saint and his cover is blown. The real Amos is taken hostage on pain of death if the Saint does not carry out the robbery as planned.
22 December 1968
Whilst fishing off the South coast of England the Saint comes across an unsuccessful boat-builder who is nonetheless in the money because he is in the business of smuggling illegal immigrants into the country. Additionally it is revealed that one of the immigrants who has gone on the run was suffering from small-pox and the Saint must locate him before he can spread the disease.
29 December 1968
The Saint agrees to act as go-between, taking ransom money to the kidnappers of Jenny, wayward daughter of film producer Ben Kersh. The kidnappers blindfold him but he has a camera disguised as a wrist-watch, which enables him to re-trace his journey to the hide-out in order to free Jenny. However, the victim seems less willing to be rescued than one might have expected.
5 January 1969
Templar is having a drink at a bar in Naples when he witnesses a mêlée between two of the customers. It appears that one of them has mistaken the other for an old colleague. Templar's suspicions are raised the next morning when he reads in the newspapers that one of the men has been murdered. He begins to investigate only to find himself thrown into the world of the Sicilian Mafia, and that few people are willing to help him.
12 January 1969
Having survived a bomb attempt on his life the Saint tells Gina that her uncle is a high-ranking Mafia member. He is, in fact, being chosen as a replacement for the dying Don Pasquali, the current Mafia head. Gina eventually believes him. The Saint goes to the family vault to find out what happened to the real Allessandro, but he is captured by the Mafia gang and taken to see Don Pasquali and his replacement. He has to think very fast to sow the seeds of discord into the minds of those present and bring the vendetta to an end.
19 January 1969
In the South of France the Saint becomes friends with Texan adventurer Rod Huston and the famous mathematician Henri Flambeau and his daughter Janine. They are all amazed at the luck that seems to follow Boris, the ex-king of Slavonia, at the card tables and Henri is convinced that such a run of wins can only mean one thing - the ex-king is a cheat. It soon becomes clear that he is trying to amass enough money to try and regain his throne. The Saint and Rod discover the factory where the king's specially marked cards are made and destroy them, whilst Henri takes the king, now forced to use ordinary cards, on at the baccarat table.
26 January 1969
The Saint is lured to a house in Cornwall by two attractive young sisters in which he meets their father, Keith Longman, an eccentric millionaire. He tells the Saint that he is dying and that he plans to have himself frozen in suspended animation until such time that a cure can be found for his illness. He also plans to use the Saint as a guinea pig in testing out the process.
2 February 1969
Alan Williams is found dead having rung the Saint for his assistance. Pop singer Diane Huntley, a friend of Alan's, takes the Saint to meet a guru who runs meditational sessions at a hefty price, and the Saint is convinced the guru is behind the murder. Diane tells the Saint that Alan had a younger sister Brenda, who also saw the guru and who committed suicide. Alan had painted a portrait of Brenda and in its frame are hidden various documents which will lead the Saint to avenge his friend's death.
9 February 1969
The Saint is invited by George Hapgood, a designer of racing cars, to test drive his latest model, but the car has been sabotaged and crashes. George's cousin Justin then asks the Saint to drive his latest car, only for a mystery driver to force that car off the road as well. The Saint suspects business-woman Kay Collingwood as being involved, given that she seems close to Justin, but she claims that her main interest is in bugging devices, not cars. The Saint gets ready to drive George's car in a rally, unaware that it has once more been sabotaged.
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