The Abduction of Saint Anne (1975)

USA, 21 January
35mm film, colour, 4:3
mono, English

An American fantasy television drama directed by Harry Falk.

Plot Summary

A detective and a Roman Catholic bishop investigate reports of a young woman, Anne Benedict, who seems to have miraculous powers. But the girl is being held captive at the home of her crimelord father…


Directed by: Harry Falk
© MCMLXXV [1975] QM Productions
A Quinn Martin production
Executive Producer: Quinn Martin
Supervising Producer: Russell Stoneham
Producer: John Wilder
Teleplay by: Edward Hume
Based on the Novel The Issue of the Bishop's Blood by: Thomas Patrick McMahon
Director of Photography: Jack Swain
Film Editor: Walter Hanneman
Music Composed by: George Duning
Art Director: James Bachman
Filmed on location in Arizona and The Samuel Goldwyn Studio

Robert Wagner [Dave Hatcher]
E.G. Marshall [Bishop Francis Paul Logan]
William Windom [Ted Morrisey]
George McAllister [Wayne Putnam]
James Gregory [Pete Haggerty]
Patrick Conway [Sheriff Townsend]
Marsha Scott [Mother Michael]
A. Martinez [Angel Montoya]
Victor Mohica [Father Rubacava]
Lloyd Nolan [Carl Gentry]
Kathleen Quinlan [Anne Benedict]
Ruth McDevitt (Sister Patrick)
Alfred Ryder (Frank Benedict)
Milton Selzer (Dr Simon Roth)
Ray Jenson (Woody)
Tony Young (Vanjack)
Rodolfo Hoyos (Jose Montoya)
John Zaremba (cardinal)
Vic Perrin (doctor)

Alternative Titles

They've Kidnapped Anne Benedict
Pyhän Annen ryöstö
– Finland



  • TV Times 14-20 July 1984 pp.21, 44 – review, credits


  • Cyborgs, Santa Claus and Satan: Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films Made for Television by Fraser A. Sherman pp.203 – note
  • Halliwell's Television Companion (2nd edition) p.2 – credits
  • Movies Made for Television p.11 – credits
  • Movies Made for Television 1964–2004 Volume 1: 1964–1979 by Alvin H. Marill p.2 – credits, synopsis
  • Movies Made for Television: The Telefeature and the Mini-Series 1964-1979 by Alvin H. Marill p.200 – credits, synopsis
  • Video Source Book 13th Edition (1992) Volume 1 p.5 – credits