Episode #38 - 2-26

The Ever-Loving Spouse

CAST:
Barry Jones - Otis Q. Fennick
Jeanne Moody - Liane Fennick
Jacqueline Ellis - Norma Upton
Paul Carpenter - Brent Kingman
David Bauer - Vern Balton
Alexis Kanner - Alec Misner
Robert Arden - Detective Williams
Janet Brandes - Miss Grimshaw
Max Faulkner - Desk Clerk
Hal Galili - Bartender
Stuart Nichol - Pete
John Bloomfield - Stout Man
Bartlett Mullins - Bald Man

Directed by Ernest Morris; Screenplay by Norman Borisoff

STORY:
Candy factory owner Otis Fennick is framed when he is surprisingly photographed with a young woman. He seeks the help of the Saint who is staying in the same hotel in San Francisco. While they guess at first that someone wants to blackmail Fennick, it soon becomes clear that his own wife wants to force him into a divorce with a high compensation for her. But then the photographer gets murdered... who was the killer?

NOTES:
* Jeanne Moody also appears in Episodes #41 "Lida" and #47 "The Man Who Liked Toys"
* Jacqueline Ellis also appears in Episode #58 "The Golden Frog"
* David Bauer also appears in Episodes #8 "The Element of Doubt", #15 "Judith", #20 "Iris" and #93 "Island of Chance"
* Hal Galili also appears in Episodes #36 "Sophia", #44 "The Revolution Racket", #73 "Interlude in Venice" and #113/114 "Vendetta for the Saint"
* John Bloomfield also appears in Episodes #8 "The Element of Doubt" and #51 "The Unkind Philanthropist"
* Alexis Kanner would later appear in the Roger Moore film "Crossplot" (1969)
You can see the shadow of the camera moving over Roger Moore. (0:00)
A photo of the actress in the bar scene at the beginning... ...was used in Episode #18 "Marcia".
The photo of actress Jeanne Moody... ...was also used in Episode #18 "Marcia" [Submitted by Wojciech Trojanowski] and... ...in Episode #14 "Starring the Saint".
An effective shot - Actor Barry Jones looks directly into the camera. (0:12)
The shadow of the boom microphone can be seen very clearly on the wall. (0:13)
Fenner's office building was also used as... ...a hotel in Buines Aires in Episode #18 "The Romantic Matron" (0:22).
The background is a beautiful painting of the San Francisco skyline with the Coit Tower depicted in the middle. (0:28)
* You can listen to the isolated music & audio track of this episode on the Umbrella DVD release.

QUOTE:
Templar: "Lieutenant, I never look for trouble - it's trouble that looks for me!"

AIRDATE:
UK: 12th March 1964

AVAILABLE ON:
* DVD (PAL): Umbrella DAVID0249 (2003)

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Last Updated: 03/29/2017