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A Fine Balance: Pulse Fiction Volume 1

Remember audio cassettes and back when you used to make mix-tapes for all your friends? It was more than slapping your favourite songs on to a BASF C-90. It was walking a tight-rope; an intricate balancing act that took planning and patience. Did you start with a kick-ass rocker, or was it a soulful ballad [...]

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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: The House on Dragon’s Rock (1968)

The Saint is often considered the ‘straight man’ of British TV when compared to The Prisoner or The Avengers, but this episode shows, when put to it, The Saint team could be just as ‘out there’ as the rest of them.

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Sean Connery: Hitting People

Not literally. But here are a few illustrations of Sean Connery as James Bond (?) hitting people. Which is the odd one out?

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The Rainbow Affair

Most of the books published in Australia are the English editions — although some American stuff slips in. Generally though, because we use the same spelling as the English, it will be the English version that is either imported into (or even printed in) Australia. For the series of The Man From UNCLE books, that [...]

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The Falcon Steps In

I do not know too much about the Falcon, (I have never seen a film from the series – there was one – TheFalcon in Danger – on late night television this week, but being the ‘technical incompetant’ that I am, I botched the recording) but before I sign off of this series of posts [...]

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Saint Poster of the Day 14
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The Saint: The Ex-King of Diamonds (1969)

Country: United KingdomDirector: Alvin RakoffStarring: Roger Moore, Stuart Damon, Isla Blair, Ronald Radd, Carol Friday, Willoughby Goddard, Paul Faussino, Alan Rowe, Anthony StambouliehMusic: Edwin AstleyBased on characters created by Leslie Charteris The Saint television series episodes were generally self contained, unlike the trend in current television series where a back story is played out over [...]

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The Saint Overboard

These covers are from an assortment of Saint and Leslie Charteris websites from around the globe. Thanks to the original posters.

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