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The Saint 

Simon Templar, a wealthy adventurer known as The Saint, travels around the world in his white Volvo P1800S.
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Series cast summary:
Roger Moore ...  Simon Templar 118 episodes, 1962-1969
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Storyline

The Saint is a modern day Robin Hood of sorts. He steals from rich criminals (gangsters and the like) and keeps the loot for himself. And he usually manages to get the rich criminals put behind bars after he's stolen their goods. Of course, Chief Inspector Claude Eustace Teal regards him as a common thief, regardless of who he steals from, so the Saint must always stay one step ahead of the doggedly persistent Inspector Teal. Fortnately, his wit, charm, and savoir faire make this a fairly easy task, and the series chronicles his various exploits. Written by Afterburner <aburner@erols.com>

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When "The Saint" plays with fire...other people get burned! Roger Moore is Simon Templar, a 20th Century Robin Hood, alias The Saint See more »


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Official Sites:

The Saintly Bible

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 May 1967 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Simon Templar See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(118 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

Black and White (season 1-4)| Color (season 5 and 6)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The series was sold to sixty-three countries, and garnered over three hundred fifty million pounds in profits. See more »

Connections

Featured in The World of James Bond (1995) See more »

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You Won't See Me No More
by Gary Osborne
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Excellent series... And the best Saint ever...
20 May 2003 | by RealLiveClaudeSee all my reviews

I have been watching this one for several months on satellite TV: one channel broadcasts the color episodes, the other, the black-and-whites...

Still, these episodes are captivating. Roger Moore is the reason why he's the true "Simon Templar": charming, brave, suave and true knight for justice. If you watch the series, if you overlook the period (using dial phones mostly...), it hasn't changed a bit. The stories are actual and well written. Sometimes the Saint has to face real (and even surreal) dangers all over the world.

Lots of stars and actors have passed here. Donald Sutherland was one of them, so's Barry Morse and even Oliver Reed. Even Mr.Moore shared the screen with Ms.Moneypenny (from James Bond), Lois Maxwell.

The women are quite pretty in there, whether good or bad side. For the rest, Leslie Charteris made us travel around the world (even Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver were featured in a couple of episodes...) and we were in with lots of surprises (even if sometimes, it is noticeable that the same set was used to represent many locations...)

But The Saint is Roger Moore's Signature role. Way over James Bond !

And no need to imagine the Halo over the head when we recognized the famous Simon Templar at the beginning of each show... The Saint Lives !


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