The Saint Takes Over (1940)

The Saint Takes Over, released in 1940 by RKO Pictures, was the fifth motion picture featuring the adventures of Simon Templar, a.k.a. "The Saint" the Robin Hood-inspired crimefighter created by Leslie Charteris. George Sanders returned as Templar, with Wendy Barrie playing his latest romantic conquest in her second of three appearances in the Saint film series (playing a different role each time). This film focuses on the character of Inspector Henry Farnack (Jonathan Hale), who appeared in several of the Saint series. When Farnack is framed by a gang he is investigating, it is up to The Saint to clear his name.

Directing:
  • Jack Hively

Writing:
  • Frank Fenton
  • Lynn Root

Stars:
Release Date: 1940-06-07
themoviedb icon 6.3/10
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 69

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