The Saint: Season 6, Episode 17

The Ex-King of Diamonds (19 Jan. 1969)

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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 ... See full summary »

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Stuart Damon ...
Rod Huston
Ronald Radd ...
Henri Flambeau
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Janine Flambeau
Willoughby Goddard ...
Boris
Paul Stassino ...
Col. Rakosi
Jeremy Young ...
Gregorio
Anthony Stamboulieh ...
Franco (as Antony Stamboulieh)
Alan Rowe ...
Lafitre
Jacky Allouis ...
Henriette
Carol Friday ...
Josette
Derek Smee ...
Young Man
Araby Lockhart ...
American Lady
Hugh Morton ...
Attendant
Les White ...
Frogman
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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. Written by don@minifie-1

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The pairing of Roger Moore with an American adventurer in an exotic setting was seen as the inspiration for the later series The Persuaders! (1971). See more »

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Rod Huston: Man, I got so much bread I'm drowning in it!
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