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Simon Templer, The Saint, often made it into film. But did you know that one film featuring Leslie Charteris's signature character also featured Bela Lugosi? Yup, read a review of Double Trouble at this website:
Plan 9 Crunch: All About Cult Films: "The Saint's Double Trouble ...
The character, Simon Templar, is based on a popular detective series of the time penned by Leslie Charteris. "...Double Trouble," however, was the one flick that was not based on a book. The plot is a tad convoluted but clever ...
Want to know more about the author Charteris, himself? He was a fascinating character in real life. Read about his first visit to America, in his own words, at this site:
The Infinite Horizons of Leslie Charteris | The Brimmer Files
After a decent supper tonight I sat in my cheap motel room on Tropicana Avenue and looked across the Interstate … Continue reading »
While many of Templar's Robin Hood-like adventures took place in England and Europe, The Saint did manage to get out to the Western United States. Reade a review of the book containing three tales of The Saint out West at this site:
"The Saint Goes West" by Leslie Charteris - Ed's Blog
Today's selection is 1942's The Saint Goes West by Leslie Charteris, a collection of three novellas featuring the "Robin Hood of Crime" himself, The Famous Simon Templar. The first novella, "Arizona" has Templar going after ...
Science Fiction writer, Harry Harrison, who recently died, once ghost wrote an episode of The Saint TV show for Charteris... Read more here:
RIP Harry Harrison - Sci-Fi Bulletin
An illustrator and editor as well as writer, one of Harrison's first published novels was a ghost-written adventure for Leslie Charteris' Saint, Vendetta for the Saint, which was filmed starring Roger Moore as Simon. Exploring the Universes of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror.
Several radio drama series were produced in North America, Ireland, and Britain. The earliest was for Radio Eireann in 1940 and starred Terence De Marney. Both NBC and CBS produced Saint series during 1945, starring Edgar Barrier and Brian Aherne. Ma...