Episode #51 - 3-12

The Unkind Philantropist

Charles Farrell - Elmer Quire
Pat Michon - Dolores Gamma
David Graham - Juan Gamma
Sarah Brackett - Tristan Brown
Garry Fulsham - Victor Gamma
John Bloomfield - Twinewright
Dawn Davies - Maria Gamma
Anthony Morton - Portagee
Larry Taylor - Alicron
Joan Ingram - Mrs. Hendricks
Olive Lucius - Chic Woman

Directed by Jeremy Summers; Screenplay by Marcus Demian

By chance Templar meets Tristan Brown in Puerto Rico because her car broke down. She thinks that Elmer Quire is the man who can distribute the money of her charity foundation to the poor people. Not long after Simon helps poor farmer Juan Gamma and his wife against some thugs who want to collect his debts to Elmer Quire. Quire already has a buyer for Gamma's land who wants to build a factory site there. To trick Quire the Saint pretends to be a certain Tristan Brown...

* David Graham also appears in Episode #28 "The Wonderful War"
* Sarah Brackett also appears in Episode #8 "The Element of Doubt"
* John Bloomfield also appears in Episodes #8 "The Element of Doubt" and #38 "The Ever-Loving Spouse"
* Larry Taylor also appears in Episodes #20 "Iris" (uncredited), #30 "The Romantic Matron" (as Laurence Taylor), #66 "The Smart Detective", #72 "The Queen's Ransom", #104 "The Double Take" (uncredited) and #117 "Portrait of Brenda"
The set for the hotel is the same as in... ...Episode #42 "Jeannine" but there the hotel was located in Paris. (0:21)
The (painted) view from the window in Quire's office is the same as in... ...Episode #44 "The Revolution Racket". The mountain is the same but notice the different buildings in the front.(0:24)

UK: 24th December 1964

* DVD (PAL): Umbrella DAVID0504 (2003)


Last Updated: 08/05/2017