The Saint: Season 6, Episode 18

The Man Who Gambled with Life (2 May 1969)

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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 ... See full summary »

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Episode complete credited cast:
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Clifford Evans ...
Keith Longman
Jayne Sofiano ...
Stella Longman
Veronica Carlson ...
Vanessa Longman
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Carl
Valentine Palmer ...
Ronald
John D. Collins ...
Chick
Iain Blair ...
Morris
Barry Andrews ...
Tom
Hedger Wallace ...
Ian
James Vallon ...
James
Geoffrey Lumsden ...
Dr. Williams
Brian Tully ...
Dr. Grange
David Kelsey ...
Dennis
Barry Stanton ...
Pete
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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. Written by don@minifie-1

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Not explicitly, but almost a tribute to Hammer Films, this segment was directed by Hammer stalwart Freddie Francis and features two of the horror studio's best talents: Clifford Evans and Veronica Carlson. See more »

Goofs

The helicopter is a Bell JetRanger - it has a jet engine. The sound track however gives us the sound of an internal combustion engined helicopter taking off. See more »

Quotes

Stella Longman: [karate-chops a baddie] I saw that on television.
Simon Templar: Very good, but keep your voice down Mrs. Peel.
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References The Avengers (1961) See more »

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