The Saint (1962–1969)
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The Noble Sportsman 

Lord Yearley, an arrogant aristocrat whose younger wife is two-timing him, is the subject of death threats. When a shot is fired at him and he is nearly killed, his daughter asks the Saint to intervene and find the culprit.

Director:

Peter Yates

Writers:

Leslie Charteris (by), John Graeme (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Roger Moore ... Simon Templar
Sylvia Syms ... Lady Anne Yearley
Anthony Quayle ... Lord Thornton Yearley
Francis Matthews ... Paul Farley
Paul Curran ... Bruno Walmar
Jane Asher ... Rose Yearley
Russell Waters Russell Waters ... Kelly
Martin Wyldeck ... Bates
Howard Douglas ... Tom Crofton
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Storyline

Lord Yearley is an arrogant aristocrat whose ruthless business manner has made him a deal of enemies. His younger wife Anne has been having an affair with a young architect, and a local farmer threatens him for hunting on his land. There is, therefore, no shortage of suspects when attempts are made on Yearley's life. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Language:

English

Release Date:

9 January 1964 (UK) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Considering the situation regarding location photography, it is a rare sight to see Roger Moore on location for a small portion of this episode. See more »

Goofs

When Bates is punched to the muddy ground by Lord Yearley his back is already dirty, indicating a retake. See more »

Quotes

Rose Yearley: You're going to break in?
Simon Templar: Goodness gracious, that has connotations of illegality!
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