Return of the Saint (1978–1979)
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The Poppy Chain 

Jane Platt, sister of the Saint's girlfriend Jenny, dies from a shot of impure heroin. Her father, a retired general, is bristling for revenge but the Saint prevents him and travels to the ... See full summary »

Director:

Charles Crichton

Writers:

Leslie Charteris (by), John Kruse (screenplay)

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Ian Ogilvy ... Simon Templar
Laurence Naismith ... General Platt
Grégoire Aslan ... Scorbesi (as Gregoire Aslan)
Jenny Hanley ... Sandi
Jonathan Burn ... Dominic
Kim Fortune Kim Fortune ... Robbie
Christopher Timothy ... The Gent
Zuleika Robson Zuleika Robson ... Gent's Wife
Patrick Jordan Patrick Jordan ... Insp. Sullivan
Paul Gregory ... Businessman
Anton Phillips Anton Phillips ... Doctor
Gary Waldhorn ... Rickman
Mike Savage Mike Savage ... Falkner
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Storyline

Jane Platt, sister of the Saint's girlfriend Jenny, dies from a shot of impure heroin. Her father, a retired general, is bristling for revenge but the Saint prevents him and travels to the Camargue, home of a ruthless family of drug racketeers headed by Scorbesi and his son Dominic who control the traffic of drugs into London. The Saint plans to stop them for good. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Genres:

Adventure | Crime

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Language:

English

Release Date:

29 October 1978 (UK) See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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[first lines]
Simon Templar: [narrating] The morning: beautiful. The girl: even more beautiful. Nothing to spoil it. Nothing, except a desperate phone call from another girl. One with only hours, maybe minutes left to live. And suddenly the morning wasn't beautiful any more.
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References Candid Camera (1960) See more »

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