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The Saint - The Early Episodes, Set 2
The Saint - The Early Episodes Set 2
Actors: Roger Moore, Ivor Dean, Leslie Crawford, Justine Lord, Ricardo Montez
Genres: Action & Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Television, Mystery & Suspense
NR     2005     13hr 36min

The suavest saint this side of trouble is back in black and white! Always attuned to those in distress, as well as to those in dresses, Roger Moore's portrayal of THE SAINT is the stuff of television legend. Circling the ...  more

     
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Actors: Roger Moore, Ivor Dean, Leslie Crawford, Justine Lord, Ricardo Montez
Creators: Roger Moore, Lee Doig, Lew Grade
Genres: Action & Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Television, Mystery & Suspense
Sub-Genres: Crime, Roger Moore, Comedy, Drama, Comedy, Drama, Science Fiction, Classic TV, Mystery & Suspense
Studio: A&E Home Video
Format: DVD - Black and White,Color - Closed-captioned
DVD Release Date: 08/30/2005
Original Release Date: 05/21/1967
Theatrical Release Date: 05/21/1967
Release Year: 2005
Run Time: 13hr 36min
Screens: Black and White,Color
Number of Discs: 4
SwapaDVD Credits: 4
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 3
Edition: Box set
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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The Saint - The Early Episodes - Set 2: episode listing
Fan of The Avengers The Saint The C | Santa Barbara | 01/05/2006
(5 out of 5 stars)

"A&E doesn't list the episodes on the outside of the Set 2 box, or on their website, so here goes:

DISC ONE
The Fellow Traveler
Starring The Saint
Judith
Teresa

DISC TWO
The Elusive Ellshaw
Marcia
The Work Of Art
Iris

DISC THREE
The King Of The Beggars
The Rough Diamonds
The Saint Plays With Fire
The Well-Meaning Mayor

DISC FOUR
The Sporting Chance
The Bunco Artists
The Benevolent Burglary
The Wonderful War"
A SINFULLY PACKED DVD SET THAT DESTROYS THE SERIES !
A. G. Dharmadasa | COLOMBO-07, wp Sri Lanka | 09/17/2005
(3 out of 5 stars)

"If you love Roger Moore and appreciate The Saint then this DVD set a serious let down thanks to the lazy recording team.The sound is terrible it's almost annoying to listen through the amp or even without it.The menus are designed in a rather amaturist style where the whole plot is revealed while you play start as the chapters show the images.How could they be so careless.I bought series one from Amazon UK and it had much better sound and menus.

Also it would have been nice if some sort of running commentery or tributes to all the famous supporting stars of the Brithish cinema/tv.Most of these stars have appeared in some of the best films ever made.

The BW episodes are much better than the colour ones and also they have a better line up guest stars Oliver Reed, Julie Christie and Jackie Collins.The villians are also much more threatening here than latter episodes!!

One of the best episodes are 'The Saint plays with fire' and the weakest being the Sporting Chance. Most of the weak episodes directed by Jeremy Summers. He has no control over the charecters or the plot.
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Great Adventure!
Eris Reddoch | Pace, FL USA | 05/08/2007
(5 out of 5 stars)

"The early Saint episodes were some of the best television ever produced. I'm only sorry that The Saint-The Early Episodes, Set 1 and Set 2 cover just the first 28 of the seventy something black and white shows. Set 2 takes us only through episode 16 of the 27 that were made for season two.

Where oh where, is the rest of season two as well as seasons three, four and five!!!

In any case, if you like adventure, comedy, and/or mystery then you should quickly buy both of these early episode sets. You won't miss the lack of color and you won't be sorry!"
The Saint Collection Set II Review
Robert T. Lukomski | Milwaukee, WI, USA | 07/07/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This is really cool. I also reviewed the Set I collection and will just say the same thing for this set...I remember the old reruns on TV from when I was little, and recall enjoying them so I took a chance and bought this set. I do not regret it. Even these early episodes are very well-written, well-acted, and to my surprise the film quality is quite good. Sometimes with older TV shows you get iffy visual quality, but these are crystal clear. Moore is terrific as the Saint. It's also cool to see different parts of the world circa the early 1960's. Cool cars, cool furniture, everyone is well-dressed, and of course Moore is very classy. The thing that impressed me the most is the writing and the plots. I was afraid TV from this era might not age well, but they're not cheesy at all, and they really did age quite well. Still completely watchable today."