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The Adventures of Arsène Lupin (1957)

Les aventures d'Arsène Lupin (original title)
Arsène Lupin, the multifaceted gentleman thief, steals two masterpieces from the President of the Council. Some time later, posing as Monsieur Gilles, a winegrower who is marrying his only ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Lamoureux ...
André Laroche / Arsène Lupin / Aldo Parolini
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La baronne Mina von Kraft
O.E. Hasse ...
Daniel Ceccaldi ...
Jacques Gauthier
Georges Chamarat ...
L'inspecteur Lucien Dufour
Huguette Hue ...
Léontine Chanu
Renaud Mary ...
Paul Desfontaines
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Mathilde Duchamp
Paul Muller ...
Rudolf von Kraft
Henri Rollan ...
Le Président du Conseil Emile Duchamp
Margaret Rung ...
L'Américaine
Charles Bouillaud ...
Otto - le valet de chambre
Hubert de Lapparent ...
Le vendeur de la bijouterie
Pierre Stéphen ...
Le bijoutier Clérissy (as Pierre Stephen)
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Le Kronprinz
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Arsène Lupin, the multifaceted gentleman thief, steals two masterpieces from the President of the Council. Some time later, posing as Monsieur Gilles, a winegrower who is marrying his only daughter, he asks several jewelers to come to his mansion and robs them of their gemstones. The next victims of André Laroche (Lupin's new identity) will be none other than a Maharajah and Kaiser Wilhelm II himself... Written by Guy Bellinger

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Trivia

Finnish censorship visa # 049306. See more »

Quotes

Kaiser Wilhelm II: Vous voyer monsieur, je m'éclaire encore au pétrole. Moi je déteste l'électricité.
André Larouche: Vous avez raison sir, c'est un éclairage barbare. Mais qui ne seras malheureusement pas abandonné de si tôt.
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Version of Enter Arsene Lupin (1944) See more »

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Fermons nos Rideaux
Lyrics by Maurice Boukay
Music by Paul Delmet
(1899)
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Neither Maurice Leblanc,nor Jacques Becker.
6 July 2003 | by See all my reviews

Jacques Becker 's talent was slowly but inexorably declining at the time:the precedent movie "Ali -Baba' was his biggest failure,and only his last movie,"le trou" returned him to former glories.

Maurice Leblanc's afficionados will be disappointed:this is an original screenplay,borrowing some elements from the short stories of "Arsène Lupin gentleman cambrioleur" (the lighter aspect of the writer)and incorporating some of "813" (but without the suspense and the diabolic atmosphere of this very long novel in which Lupin is completely defeated).But it's finally unambitious and uninteresting.It avoids the strong anti-German feel which we can find in the books though.Time had passed.

Robert Lamoureux is not Arsène Lupin at all;Edouard Molinaro will cast Jean-Claude Brialy as the famous hero with better results in his "Arsène Lupin contre Arsène Lupin" (1962),but nothing extraordinary.

We are still waiting for the director who will do Maurice Leblanc justice.


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