Return Of The Saint, ATVAfter a decade away from the small screen, 1978 saw The Return Of The Saint, with a harder edge reflecting the change in cultural and global politics since the Swinging Sixties. As well as containing all 24 episodes of this iconic show, this set also comes packed with special features.

 

Return Of The Saint, ATVAfter a decade away from the small screen, 1978 saw The Return Of The Saint, with a harder edge reflecting the change in cultural and global politics since the Swinging Sixties. As well as containing all 24 episodes of this iconic show, this set also comes packed with special features.

 

 

Storyline

 

Taking up the mantle of Roger Moore’s dashing 1960s superhero, and based on Leslie Charteris’ international playboy and modern-day Robin Hood, Ogilvy is the definitive Simon Templar. Jet-setting around the globe and stealing from the rich and pocketing the spoils, he’s also got one eye for the ladies – a trait that usually leads to trouble…

Special Features

 

The Saint Steps In… to the 70s – Narrated by Sir Roger Moore, this is a unique and exclusive documentary on the making of the series which features contributions from Ian Ogilvy, producer Robert S. Baker and others involved with the production of the series Written and produced by Ian Dickerson


Four exclusive commentaries featuring Ian Ogilvy, producer Robert S. Baker, production manager Malcolm Christopher and writer John Goldsmith. There is also The Saint and the Brave Goose – feature-length version of the Collision Course two-parter which is presented in its episodic format on discs four and five.

 

Other extras include an ATV episodic Image gallery with music suite, title sequence storyboard gallery, a collection of promotional photographs, memorabilia images, an ITC Home Video Trailer, from the vaults the Return of The Saint Script Archive – Presented here in PDF format are original scripts (plus some changes and meeting notes) for Return of the Saint. They are included here courtesy of Ian Dickerson.

 

Further special features contained are the European titles featuring vocal theme “Taking it Easy” by Oliver Onions, previously unseen rushes from the title sequence (mute), the commercial Break Bumpers, The Saint at Elstree featurette – A plaque honouring Roger Moore is unveiled at Elstree Studios in December 2006, Return of The Saint annuals in PDF format (1979 & 1980) as well as a PDF of original colour ITC-ATV publicity brochure and original Look In and TV Times articles on the show.

 

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