RKO decided to form a British Company to utilize funds frozen by the British government because of the "Films Act," which limited money taken out of the country to 50% of revenues earned from American films distributed in Great Britain. This was the first film made using those frozen funds.

The seventh of nine classic RKO movies featuring Simon Templar, The Saint.

Sally Gray appeared in an earlier entry in the series "The Saint in London" as Penny Parker, an entirely different character.

Based on Leslie Charteris' novel "Getaway,". A/K/A"The Saint's Getaway," his third and final encounter with His Absolute Altitude and Elegant Elevation, Prince Rudolf.