Browsing the archives for the Simon Dutton tag

The Saint in Manhattan (1987)

Country: United States / United Kingdom Director: James Frawley Starring: Andrew Clarke, Kevin Tighe, Christopher Marcantel, George Rose, Holland Taylor, Caitlin Clarke, Ben Vereen Music: Mark Snow Based on characters created by Leslie Charteris I’m a bit late on this, as it has been out for a couple of weeks, but Madman Entertainment have just […]

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The Saint: Wrong Number (1989)

Director: Marijan David VajdaStarring: Simon Dutton, Vince Edwards, Günther Maria Halmer, Arielle Dombasle, Gérard Hérold, Christoph M. Ohrt, Manfred Lehmann, Donald Arthur, Alexandra KazanMusic: Günther FischerBased on characters created by Leslie Charteris Now this is more like it! So far I haven’t been too impressed with this six tele-movie Saint series. I liked The Brazilian […]

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Fear In Fun Park (1989)

Director: Donald CrombieStarring: Simon Dutton, Ed Devereaux, Rebecca Gilling, Richard Roxburgh, Nikki Coghill Max Cullen, Anthony Wong, Ernie DingoMusic: Peter Best (Title theme by Serge Franklin)Based on characters created by Leslie Charteris As an Australian, I am particularly parochial about local productions. I like a good story where I recognise the landmarks and the settings […]

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The Blue Dulac (1989)

Director: Dennis Berry Starring: Simon Dutton, John Astin, Camille Naud, Sabine Naud, Patricia Barzyk Music: Serge Franklin (with additional music by Tony Britten) Based on characters created by Leslie Charteris Umbrella Entertainment have finally released the 1989 The Saint series on DVD. Now this series isn’t particularly good, unsure of whether it’s a comedy, or […]

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The Brazillian Connection (1989)

Director: Ian ToyntonStarring: Simon Dutton, David Ryall, Gayle Hunnicutt, Jennifer Landor, Joseph Long, Niall Padden, Danny Webb. Frédérique CharbonneauMusic: Serge FranklinBased on characters created by Leslie Charteris The Brazilian Connection is another of The Saint TV movies, featuring Simon Dutton as Leslie Charteris’ character, Simon Templar. This isn’t really a spy film, but The Saint […]

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The Software Murders (1989)

Director: Henry HerbertStarring: Simon Dutton, Shane Rimmer, David Ryall, Dinsdale Landen, Malcolm Stoddard, Pamela Sue MartinMusic: Serge FranklinBased on characters created by Leslie Charteris With the recent news that James Purefoy is going to be the next Saint, I thought it was time to revisit a few older adventures. In 1989, The Saint was revived […]

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