Episode #28 - 2-16

The Wonderful War

CAST:
Renee Houston - Mrs. McAlister
Noel Purcell - Mike Kelly
Alfred Burke - Harry Shannet
Alec Mango - Abdul Aziz
Patrick Westwood - Major Hussein
David Graham - Ahmed
John Bennett - Raschid
Ferdy Mayne - The Imam
Louis Raynor - Karim
Jack Lambert - John McAndrew
Suzanna Leigh - Lilla McAndrew

Directed by Robert S. Baker; Screenplay by John Graeme

STORY:
Lilla McAndrew asks Simon for help. Her father John and his partner Harry Shannet have found oil in the little Middle Eastern country Sayeda. But shortly after there was a revolution and John McAndrew has disappeared since. Templar and Lilla fly to Kuwait where they find Prince Karim, the son of the murdered ex-ruler of Sayeda. With only four people on his side the Saint plans to get the country back for the prince.

NOTES:
* Renee Houston also appears in Episode #37 "The Gentle Ladies"
* Noel Purcell also appears in Episode #81 "Little Girl Lost"
* Alfred Burke also appears in Episode #14 "Starring the Saint"
* Alec Mango also appears in Episode #7 "The Arrow of God" and #44 "The Revolution Racket"
* Patrick Westwood also appears in Episodes #40 "The Miracle Tea Party" and #72 "The Queen's Ransom"
* David Graham also appears in Episode #51 "The Unkind Philantropist"
* John Bennett also appears in Episodes #33 "The Good Medicine", #53 "The Contract" and #94 "The Gadget Lovers"
* Ferdy Mayne also appears in Episode #20 "Iris", #84 "Flight Plan" and #95 "A Double in Diamonds"
* Louis Raynor also appears in Episode #75 "The Reluctant Revolution"
This is not Roger Moore sitting on the couch - quite unusual, normally a stand-in would just be used for exterior scenes. (0:00) The same thing happens at 0:15.

AIRDATE:
UK: 2nd January 1964

AVAILABLE ON:
* DVD (PAL): Umbrella DAVID0501 (2003)

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