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Le faux magistrat (1914)

 -  Crime | Drama  -  10 July 1914 (USA)
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Fantômas has been arrested and is jailed in Brussels, but inspector Juve wants him arrested and sentenced for all his crimes in France. Thus Juve settles Fantômas' escape so he can be ... See full summary »

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Fantômas / Le juge d'instruction Pradier
Georges Melchior ...
Mesnery ...
Le marquis de Tergall
Laurent Morléas ...
L'apache Paulet
Jean-François Martial ...
Ribonard (as Martial)
Germaine Pelisse ...
La marquise de Tergall
Suzanne Le Bret ...
Rosa, la femme de chambre
Jane Faber ...
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Renée Carl
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Fantômas has been arrested and is jailed in Brussels, but inspector Juve wants him arrested and sentenced for all his crimes in France. Thus Juve settles Fantômas' escape so he can be traced to his gang's, in Saint-Calais - France, where apaches Paulet and Ribonard have just robbed the diamonds of the broke Marquis de Tergall. On his way Fantômas kills justice Pradier and decides to go under this disguise when he finds that Pradier had just been appointed to Saint-Calais' court. Written by viktor-18 <viktor_p@mail.com>

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And So It Ends...
15 April 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Fantômas (Rene Navarre) has been arrested and is jailed in Brussels, but inspector Juve wants him arrested and sentenced for all his crimes in France...

After all his troubles, will Juve finally get the master criminal? Well now, I cannot reveal that. But I will say that this is an exciting conclusion and is possibly the finest film that was available in 1914. (I am not sure when -- if ever -- this debuted in the United States, but I am sure it would have gone over excellently with an American audience.)

I have nothing but praise for this whole series... how it is not as well known as it should be is beyond me, and I will do whatever I can to promote it to those who enjoy silent film.


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