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When Thief Meets Thief (1937)

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A London cat burglar (Douglas Fairbanks Jr.) falls for the girlfriend (Valerie Hobson) of a stockbroker (Alan Hale) who used to be his partner.



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A London cat burglar (Douglas Fairbanks Jr.) falls for the girlfriend (Valerie Hobson) of a stockbroker (Alan Hale) who used to be his partner.

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14 June 1937 (USA)  »

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When Thief Meets Thief  »

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Music by Moritz Moszkowski
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13 February 2002 | by (Tokyo) – See all my reviews

Lovely but relatively unknown movie about a thief redeemed through love. Fairbanks was dashing as usual. Alan Hale was underused as his adversary, but it was fun seeing him play a suave bad guy. Valerie Hobson was not your usual damsel in distress - she shoots first and kisses later. Favorite line "Poor Rickey - he has to tell me he loves me in the British Museum.." A great film to rent on Valentine's Day.

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