The Saint Takes Over

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The Saint Takes Over, released in 1940 by RKO Pictures, was the fifth of eight films in RKO's film series about Simon Templar, also known as "The Saint", the Robin Hood-inspired crimefighter created by Leslie Charteris. George Sanders returned as... read more

The Saint Takes Over, released in 1940 by RKO Pictures, was the fifth of eight films in RKO's film series about Simon Templar, also known as "The Saint", the Robin Hood-inspired crimefighter created by Leslie Charteris. George Sanders returned as Templar, with Wendy Barrie playing his latest romantic interest, in her second of three appearances in the Saint film series (playing a different role each time).

Original Release

05/27/1940

US Release

05/27/1940

Cast

George Sanders The Saint / Simon Templar
Wendy Barrie Ruth Summers
Jonathan Hale Inspector Henry Fernack
Paul Guilfoyle Clarence 'Pearly' Gates
Morgan Conway Sam Reese
Robert Emmett Keane Leo Sloan
Cy Kendall Max Bremer (as Cyrus W. Kendall) / Max Bremer
James Burke Patrolman Mike
Robert Middlemass Captain Wade
Roland Drew Albert 'Rocky' Weldon / Albert 'Rocky' Weldon aka Rocks
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Jack Hively

Writers

Lynn Root, Frank Fenton

Creators

Leslie Charteris

Cast

George Sanders The Saint / Simon Templar
Wendy Barrie Ruth Summers
Jonathan Hale Inspector Henry Fernack
Paul Guilfoyle Clarence 'Pearly' Gates
Morgan Conway Sam Reese
Robert Emmett Keane Leo Sloan
Cy Kendall Max Bremer (as Cyrus W. Kendall) / Max Bremer
James Burke Patrolman Mike
Robert Middlemass Captain Wade
Roland Drew Albert 'Rocky' Weldon / Albert 'Rocky' Weldon aka Rocks
Nella Walker Mrs. Lucy Fernack / Lucy Fernack
Pierre Watkin Ben Eagan / Ben Egan
William Bakewell Shipboard Card Player
Joseph E. Bernard Customs Inspector
Ralph Brooks Nightclub Patron
Ray Cooke Porter
Charles Dorety Ship Steward
Lester Dorr Welcoming Committee Man
Arthur Loft Detective Grady
Paul McVey Detective Phillips

Producers

Lee S. Marcus Executive Producer
Howard Benedict Producer

Editors

Desmond Marquette

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