Approved | | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Simon Templar, the Saint, is brought to New York. His search for the identity of "the Big Fellow" takes him through many dangerous situations.
The movie was released on VHS, but has not yet been released on DVD. This may or may not be due to the fact that the , as shown on TCM, has been adapted from a 16mm C&C Television print, not the original RKO master., the survival status of which is unknown at this time.
Simon Templar, aka The Saint:
I smell burning rubber.
Sebastian Lipke, Taxi Driver: Best brakes in town, Boss, where to?
Simon Templar, aka The Saint: 49th, near 8th.
Simon Templar, aka The Saint: Just forget about those lights, Sebastian.
Sebastian Lipke, Taxi Driver: Say, I know you!
Simon Templar, aka The Saint: Why shouldn't you? My life's an open book.
Sebastian Lipke, Taxi Driver: Why, you're the Saint! I seen your picture in tonight's paper!
Simon Templar, aka The Saint: Terrible ...
When The Saint goes to phone his taxi driver friend at COlumbus5-1098 (265-1098), he only dials six digits instead of the required seven. And the numbers he does dial are not even close to the correct ones.
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.