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Man about town and First Class cricketer A.J. Raffles keeps himself solvent with daring robberies. Meeting Gwen from his schooldays and falling in love all over again, he spends the weekend with her parents, Lord and Lady Melrose. A... See more »

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Raffles
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Gwen
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Lady Melrose (as Dame May Whitty)
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MacKenzie
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Bunny
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Barraclough
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Lord Melrose
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Crawshay
Margaret Seddon ...
Maud Holden
Hilda Plowright ...
Wilson
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Bingham
Keith Hitchcock ...
Merton
Vesey O'Davoren ...
Butler
George Cathrey ...
Melrose Footman
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George Atkinson ...
Art Gallery Attendant (uncredited)
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Art Gallery Attendant (uncredited)
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Bingham's Secretary (uncredited)
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Villager (uncredited)
Richard Clucas ...
Little Boy (uncredited)
Larry Dods ...
Bobby (uncredited)
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School Mistress (uncredited)
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Hansom Cab Driver (uncredited)
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Villager (uncredited)
Sam Harris ...
Mr. Whiteley - Houseguest (uncredited)
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Umpire (uncredited)
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Bobby (uncredited)
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Detective Phillips (uncredited)
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Bobby (uncredited)
George Kirby ...
Villager (uncredited)
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Bobby (uncredited)
Edmund Mortimer ...
Extra at Ambassador Club (uncredited)
John Power ...
Bobby (uncredited)
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Passerby Extra (uncredited)
Eric Wilton ...
Art Gallery Attendant (uncredited)

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Sam Wood
William Wyler ... (uncredited)

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John Van Druten ... (screenplay) and
Sidney Howard ... (screenplay)
 
E.W. Hornung ... (based upon the celebrated adventures of: "The Amateur Cracksman" by)
 
F. Scott Fitzgerald ... (contributing writer) (uncredited) (unconfirmed)

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Samuel Goldwyn ... producer

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Victor Young

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Gregg Toland

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Sherman Todd

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James Basevi

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Julia Heron ... (set decorations) (as Julie Heron)

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Travis Banton ... (costumes)

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Walter Mayo ... assistant director

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Frank Maher ... sound technician

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Douglas Field ... technical advisor (uncredited)
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Man about town and First Class cricketer A.J. Raffles keeps himself solvent with daring robberies. Meeting Gwen from his schooldays and falling in love all over again, he spends the weekend with her parents, Lord and Lady Melrose. A necklace presents an irresistible temptation, but also in attendance is Scotland Yard's finest, finally on the trail. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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Also Known As
  • Raffles, gentleman cambrioleur (France)
  • Caballero y ladrón (Spain)
  • Raffles, o Ladrão Amador (Brazil)
  • Raffles, o Gatuno Elegante (Portugal)
  • Herr Raffles gör visit (Sweden)
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  • 72 min
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Trivia David Niven was due to join the British Army but was given a 21-day grace period to finish his scenes for the movie. The production crew worked double time and filmed Niven's scenes first to comply with his obligation to start his military service. See more »
Goofs In the hansom cab, Raffles puts his arm behind Gwen above her shoulders, but in the next close-up shot of her, his arm isn't there. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in The Jarvis Collection: Scotland Yard (1971). See more »
Soundtracks Fantaisie-Impromptu in C Sharp Minor, Op.66 See more »
Quotes Barraclough: From the tenor of the conversation, with your permission sir, I should say that you've met a lady. "The" lady.
Raffles: Barraclough, you're positively psychic.
Barraclough: Thank you, sir. Are you contemplating marriage?
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