The Saint (1962–1969)
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The Man Who Gambled with Life 

The Saint's lured to a house in Cornwall by 2 attractive young sisters, where he meets their father; Keith Longman, an eccentric millionaire. He tells Templar that he is dying, and he plans... See full summary »

Director:

Freddie Francis

Writers:

Leslie Charteris (by), Harry W. Junkin (screenplay)

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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Roger Moore ... Simon Templar
Clifford Evans ... Keith Longman
Jayne Sofiano ... Stella Longman
Veronica Carlson ... Vanessa Longman
Steven Berkoff ... Carl
Valentine Palmer Valentine Palmer ... Ronald
John D. Collins ... Chick
Iain Blair Iain Blair ... Morris
Barry Andrews ... Tom
Hedger Wallace Hedger Wallace ... Ian
James Vallon James Vallon ... James
Geoffrey Lumsden Geoffrey Lumsden ... Dr. Williams
Brian Tully Brian Tully ... Dr. Grange
David Kelsey David Kelsey ... Dennis
Barry Stanton ... Pete
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Storyline

The Saint's lured to a house in Cornwall by 2 attractive young sisters, where he meets their father; Keith Longman, an eccentric millionaire. He tells Templar that he is dying, and he plans to have himself put in suspended animation (frozen) until such time a cure can be found for his illness. He also plans to use the Saint as a guinea pig in testing out the process. Simon's not a willing victim, and must work out how to escape. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 May 1969 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The uniforms worn by Longman's men are strikingly similar to those in Star Trek TOS. See more »

Goofs

The helicopter is a Bell JetRanger - it has a jet engine. The sound track however gives us the sound of an internal combustion engined helicopter taking off. See more »

Quotes

Stella Longman: [karate-chops a baddie] I saw that on television.
Simon Templar: Very good, but keep your voice down Mrs. Peel.
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Connections

References The Avengers (1961) See more »

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