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The Diplomat's Daughter 

The Saint comes to the rescue of Marie de la Garde. She is the daughter of an ambassador and her irresponsible brother has notched up large gambling debts. Her pursuers are forcing him into... See full summary »

Director:

Charles Crichton

Writers:

Leslie Charteris (by), Michael Pertwee (screenplay)
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Ian Ogilvy ... Simon Templar
Lynn Dalby Lynn Dalby ... Marie de la Garde
Murray Head ... Pierre
Karl Held Karl Held ... Shriber
David Garth ... French Ambassador
Weston Gavin Weston Gavin ... Mike
Artro Morris Artro Morris ... Louis
Jean Driant Jean Driant ... Hotel Porter
Graeme Eton Graeme Eton ... Desk Clerk
Stacy Davies Stacy Davies ... 1st Customs Officer
Stanley McGeagh Stanley McGeagh ... 2nd Customs Officer
Jeremy Anthony Jeremy Anthony ... Harbour Gendarme
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The Saint comes to the rescue of Marie de la Garde. She is the daughter of an ambassador and her irresponsible brother has notched up large gambling debts. Her pursuers are forcing him into smuggling drugs using their father's diplomatic immunity. The Saint agrees to help her. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Adventure | Crime

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Trivia

The cafe scene with Simon Templar and Marie de la Garde had been renamed Budgie Cafe after featuring in the TV series Budgie: Dreaming of Thee (1972). The cafe in Welham Green the A1 on the way to London, England. Also the actress playing Marie de la Garde is Lynn Dalby, played the titular character's girlfriend in Budgie (1971). See more »

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Simon Templar: [narrating] Marvelous invention, all those fast new motorways. Leaves roads like this free for the anti-elsa brigade. No fuss, no rush and only 20 more kilometers of peace and quiet to the best food in France.
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Language:

English

Release Date:

11 March 1979 (UK) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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