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Arsène Lupin Returns (1938)

Passed  -  Mystery  -  25 February 1938 (USA)
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A woman and a man vying for a woman's affection: the usual love trio? Not quite so since the belle in question is Lorraine de Grissac, a very wealthy and alluring society woman, while one ... See full summary »

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Warren William ...
Steve Emerson
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Count de Grissac
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Joe Doyle
Monty Woolley ...
Georges Bouchet
E.E. Clive ...
Alf
George Zucco ...
Prefect of Police
Rollo Lloyd ...
Duval
Vladimir Sokoloff ...
Ivan Pavloff
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Le Marchand (as Ien Wulf)
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Monelle
Jonathan Hale ...
F.B.I. Special Agent
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A woman and a man vying for a woman's affection: the usual love trio? Not quite so since the belle in question is Lorraine de Grissac, a very wealthy and alluring society woman, while one of the two rivals is none other than Arsène Lupin, the notorious jewel thief everybody thought dead, now living under the assumed name of René Farrand. As for the other suitor he is an American, a former F.B.I. sleuth turned private eye by the name of Steve Emerson. Steve not only suspects Farrand of being Lupin but when someone attempts to steal a precious emerald necklace from Lorraine's uncle, Count de Brissac, he is persuaded Lupin is the culprit. Is Emerson right or wrong? Which of the two men will win over Lorraine's heart? Written by Guy Bellinger

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Mystery

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25 February 1938 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Volta de Arsène Lupin  »

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(Turner library print)

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Nocturne No. 2 in E flat major Opus 9
(1830-1) (uncredited)
Written by Frédéric Chopin
Played on piano by Melvyn Douglas
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Classic Film with Lots of Laughs
13 November 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Melvyn Douglas, (Arsene Lupin) keeps his real name a secret from everyone and gets himself involved with a stolen necklace and also has a romantic relationship with Lorraine DeGrissac, (Virginia Bruce) who both give an outstanding performance throughout the entire film. There is plenty of laughs and comedy in this film and it captures your attention and then turns quickly away from stolen jewelry and centers around all the characters involved in this mystery. George Zucco, (Perfect of Police) instead of playing the role as a crook which he has done all his acting career, is now a police man who tries to catch his criminal and suspects Arsene Lupin of stealing this necklace. Georges Bouchet, (Monty Wolley) plays low key in this film and has some very dark secrets which he does not want to reveal.


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