Fear in Fun Park

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The Saint: Fear in Fun Park
Directed by Donald Crombie
Produced bySue Milliken
John Hanrahan
Written byPatricia Johnson
Based oncharacter created by Leslie Charteris
Starring Simon Dutton
Rebecca Gilling
Ed Devereaux
Cinematography Andrew Lesnie
Production
company
Taffner Ramsay-Templar Productions
Distributed byNetwork Seven
Release date
  • 1989 (1989)
Running time
100 minutes
CountryAustralia
Language English

The Saint: Fear in Fun Park (also known as The Saint in Australia and Summertime in Sydney) is a 1989 TV film featuring Simon Dutton as Simon Templar, the crimefighter also known as The Saint. [1]

Contents

It was one of a series of Saint films produced in Australia and broadcast as part of the syndicated series Mystery Wheel of Adventure . It was set in Australia. [2] [3]

Plot

The Saint arrives in Sydney to look for a friend's daughter who is caught up in the Asian slave trade.

Cast

Production

This movie was one of six 100-minute TV films, all starring Simon Dutton made for London Weekend Television (LWT) in the United Kingdom, it was postponed due to poor ratings, but went out as part of The Mystery Wheel of Adventure in the United States:

Broadcast

The film was postponed for broadcasting on 16 September 1989 and on 7 July 1990, and finally broadcast on 14 July 1990.

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References

  1. Vagg, Stephen (31 December 2019). "Top Ten Australian James Bond Homages". Filmink.
  2. Fear in Fun Park at TCMDB
  3. Ed. Scott Murray, Australia on the Small Screen 1970-1995, Oxford Uni Press, 1996 p136