Le Saint prend l'affût

Le Saint prend l'affût (English: The Saint Lies in Wait) is a French adventure drama film from 1966. It was directed by Christian-Jaque, written by Jean Ferry, starring Jean Marais.[2]

Le Saint prend l'affût
Directed byChristian-Jaque
Produced byIntermondia Films, Medusa Produzione
Written byJean Ferry
Leslie Charteris
StarringJean Marais
Music byGérard Calvi
CinematographyPierre Petit
Release date
26 October 1966 (France)
Running time
90 minutes
Box office1,329,177 admissions (France)[1]



The film was known under the title The Saint Lies in Wait (USA), Il santo prende la mira (Italy), Der Lord mit der MP (West Germany), As Aventuras de o Santo (Portugal).[3]

During the making of the film, the stunt arranger Gil Delamare was killed.[4]


  1. ^ "Box Office Figures for Jean Marais films". Box Office Story.
  2. ^ Le Saint prend l'affût (1966) at Films de France
  3. ^ Le Saint prend l'affût at IMDb
  4. ^ http://westernsallitaliana.blogspot.com.au/2014/10/remembering-gil-delamare.html

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