The French-Italian film "Le Saint prend l'affût" (English: "The Saint Lies in Wait") is released 26 October 1966 in France. The film directed by Christian-Jaque and written by Jean Ferry is based on the character created by Leslie Charteris. Main stars are Jean Marais as Simon Templar alias “Le Saint”, Jess Hahn as Hoppy Uniatz and Danièle Evenou as Sophie Chartier.
Oscar Chartier (Henri Virlojeux) plays a dangerous double game by selling secret plans to the German and American secret services, to ensure a comfortable future for his daughter, Sophie (Danièle Evenou). But the plans are fake and Chartier decides to get help from his good friend Simon Templar (Jean Marais)...
|Jean Marais as Simon Templar alias "The Saint"|
|Henri Virlojeux as Oscar Chartier alias "Oscar le Tortureux"|
|Jess Hahn as Hoppy Uniatz and Jean Marais as Simon Templar|
|Danièle Evenou as Sophie Chartier|
|Dario Moreno as Slimane|
|Jean Yanne as Mueller-Strasse|
|Danièle Evenou as Sophie Chartier and Jean Marais as Simon Templar|
|Jacques Marbeuf and Maria Broverhoff as American secret agents|
Stunt arranger Gil Delamare, doubling for Jean Marais, was killed during a car stunt with a Renault Caravelle 1100 S.
|Gil Delamare at the wheel of the Renault Caravelle 1100 S, moments before the accident|
- Jean Marais as Simon Templar alias "The Saint"
- Raffaella Carrà as Anita Pavone
- Jess Hahn as Hoppy Uniatz
- Jean Yanne as Mueller-Strasse, German secret agent
- Danièle Evenou as Sophie Chartier
- Henri Virlojeux as Oscar Chartier alias "Oscar le Tortureux"
- Sylvain as Hans, German secret agent
- Dario Moreno as Slimane
- Henri Guégan as German secret agent
- Tiberio Murgia as Tonio Catoni
- Claudio Gora as Joe Colosimo
- Nerio Bernardi as Cesare Pavone, the Commandatore
- Ettore Bevilacqua as Gringo
- Carlo Piscane as Cameleoni
- Hélène Dieudonné as Herminie
- Daniel Crohem as Colonel Wade
- Reinhardt Kolldehoff as Schmutz, German secret agent
- Roger Carel as the professor
- Siegfried Rauch as Johnny K.W. Mest
- Jacques Marbeuf as American secret agent
- Maria Broverhoff as Monica, American secret agent
- Katia Christina as Mary