Simon Templar, the Saint, is brought to New York. His search for the identity of "the Big Fellow" takes him through many dangerous situations.
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This film's earliest documented telecast took place in Salt Lake City Saturday 9 June 1956 on KUTV (Channel 2); it first aired in Los Angeles Thursday 27 September 1956 on KHJ (Channel 9), and in New York City Monday 12 November 1956 on WOR (Channel 9). See more
Templar speaks the cabby's phone number, then dials it. It's Columbus 5-1098; on a rotary dial phone, 0, 9 and 8 are all full or nearly full turns of the dial, but when he dials it, it's all small turns until the last digit. See more
Simon Templar, aka The Saint
I wanted to see what you looked like, Yule. Frankly, you're not very pretty.
Yeah, but you're a pretty boy, Saint.
Possibly for local censorship reasons some theatrical prints delete the brief scene revealing that the nun at the scene of the first of the Saint's killings was the Saint. Rather than a straight cut, it dissolves from the bystanders crowding round the body to the Saint's conversation after he has divested himself of the nun's habit. See more
Followed by The Saint's Vacation