Leslie Charteris' famous character first came to radio on January 6, 1945 with Edgar Barrier heard as the debonair Simon Templar and returned that summer starring Brian Aherne as a replacement for The Jack Carson Show. The "Robin Hood of modern crime" returned to the airwaves on July 9, 1947 with Vincent Price in the title role in a short-lived CBS summer series. Price returned to the role in 1949 over Mutual and became radio's most remembered Simon Templar. Price left the series in 1951 and the title role was briefly played by Tom Conway and Barry Sullivan.
OLD TIME RADIO PROGRAMS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE FROM RADIO SPIRITS ON AUDIO CD AND CASSETTE:
1. The Saint is Heard Item #: 44842 Media: CD Description: "The Saint--sprung from the pen of Leslie Charteris, his adventures fill thirty books, a dozen... Was: $39.98 Now: $29.99 you save 25% ADD TO CART
2. The Saint Solves the Case Item #: 45032 Media: CD Description: The Saint - the hero of a hundred thrilling yarns of breathless adventure and mystery. The Robin... Was: $39.98 Now: $31.98 you save 20% ADD TO CART
4. The Saint Goes Underground Item #: 45942 Media: CD Description: Vincent Price stars as Simon Templar, an elegant, sophisticated character with a sly sense of humor... Was: $22.95 Now: $19.51 you save 15% ADD TO CART