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This film, which was produced as a "quota" production in England by RKO to access the company's frozen British funds, was the second of the studio's three British "Saint" pictures. The film was produced in 1941, but according to modern sources, RKO declined to distribute it in the United States. Hollywood Reporter news items indicate that RKO sold the American distribution rights to Republic in July 1943, and that Republic intended to use the film as "a testing ground" to see if the public would accept a "Saint" picture that did not star George Sanders, who had become identified with the role in the RKO series. Hugh Sinclair made his second and final appearance as "The Saint" in The Saint Meets the Tiger, and RKO did not produce another picture featuring the character until the 1954 film The Saint's Girl Friday. For additional information about "The Saint" series, please consult the Series Index and see the entry for the 1938 film The Saint in New York in AFI Catalog of Feature Films, 1931-40; F3.3879.