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Return of the Saint 

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This series chronicles the swashbuckling exploits of Simon Templar, a modern day Robin Hood of sorts.
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A two-part episode of the 1978 TV series "The Return of the Saint," edited together and released as a feature.

Director: Cyril Frankel
Stars: Ian Ogilvy, Gayle Hunnicutt, Stratford Johns
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Ian Ogilvy ...  Simon Templar 24 episodes, 1978-1979
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Storyline

Simon Templar is a modern day Robin Hood of sorts. He steals from rich criminals and keeps the loot for himself (usually in such a way as to put the rich criminals behind bars). He's dashing, suave, charming, and he's always one step ahead of the bulldog-like Inspector Claude Eustace Teal. This series chronicles his swashbuckling exploits. Written by Afterburner <aburner@erols.com>

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Adventure | Crime

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TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 December 1979 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Son of the Saint See more »

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Budget:

GBP3,000,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

(24 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Early publicity for the series gives it the working title "Son of the Saint". See more »

Alternate Versions

The two-part episode "Collision Course" was re-edited into the feature-length film "Saint and the Brave Goose, The." See more »

Connections

Referenced in I'm Alan Partridge: Never Say Alan Again (2002) See more »

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Return Of The Saint
15 March 2006 | by ruth-155See all my reviews

I have fond memories of watching it as a child I'm currently enjoying re-runs. The information about the Jaguar is really interesting. I'm very fond of it especially the tan coloured interior. I'm looking forward to getting the DVDs.Ian Ogilvy's interpretation of The Saint is very interesting. I like his sense of humour and I like the way he dresses. Collision Course is my favourite story especially part two. I'm very interested in getting the books to read as I have never been able to get the books. I first began watching the original Saint series as re-runs when I was 4 and still feel he has retained his special mystery. May the sign of The Saint be ever present.

Ruth


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