Invitation to Danger
Shirley Eaton - Reb Denning
Robert Hutton - Brett Sunley
Julian Glover - Ramon Falconi
Bryan Marshall - Moreno
Charles Houston - Al Vitale
Warren Stanhope - Marty Bresset
Les Crawford - Peter Rendo
Ros Drinkwater - Inez
Dennis Chinnery - Carson
Directed by Roger Moore; Screenplay by Terry Nation
Templar is in a London casino with his friend Marty Bresset. There the Saint makes the acquaintance of beautiful Reb Denning. He follows the woman into the garage where she is assailed by an unknown man. Simon rescues her and drives her to a house in the country. But then Denning disappears suddenly and Simon is sent to sleep by an injection. When he wakes up again he is chased by the thugs of casino owner Sunley. An anonymous caller had informed him that the Saint had stolen £ 100.000 from his safe. Denning has framed Templar...
* Shirley Eaton also appears in Episodes #1 "The Talented Husband" and #9 "The Effete Angler"
* Shirley Eaton is the golden girl from "Goldfinger"
* Robert Hutton also appears in Episodes #53 "The Contract" and #71 "The Old Treasure Story"
* Julian Glover also appears in Episode #32 "The Lawless Lady"
* Julian Glover is a movie actor that appeared for example in "The Empire Strikes Back" (1980), "For Your Eyes Only" (1981), "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade" (1989) and more recently "Game of Thrones" (2011-2016).
* Bryan Marshall also appears in Episode #14 "Starring the Saint"
* Charles Houston also appears in Episode #11 "The Man Who Was Lucky", #21 "The King of the Beggars", #40 "The Miracle Tea Party" and #113/114 "Vendetta for the Saint". He also appears in the episode "The Gold Napoleon" of The Persuaders
* Les Crawford also appears in Episode #97 "When Spring is Sprung" and #102 "The Desperate Diplomat" (credited as Leslie Crawford). He also seems to be the "Leslie Crawford" mentioned in the end credits as Fight Arranger.
* The background is just a rotating painted drum (0:05).
* Note how the ground moves under Moore's feet on the right side - it's just a carpet. Also, the gun is pulled away by a black string (0:19).
* A plot hole? How does the girl in the perfume shop know that Sunley is looking for the Saint? (0:32)
* The double doors were frequently used as a set item in the colour episodes. In this episode they can be seen twice in a different colour and without the gold inlays.
Reb Denning: "I think I've just been elected into a rather exclusive club."
Templar: "And what was that?"
Reb Denning: "The league of grateful women whose lifes have been saved by the famous Simon Templar."
UK: 6th October 1968
S.T. und die nächtliche Einladung
* DVD (NTSC): AAE-70465 (2002)
Last Updated: 03/03/2018