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The Lone Wolf and His Lady (1949)

Lone Wolf (Ron Randell) a newspaper man, is aaccused of gem theft.

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John Hoffman

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Malcolm Stuart Boylan (screenplay), Edward Dein (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Ron Randell ... Michael Lanyard / The Lone Wolf
June Vincent ... Grace Duffy
Alan Mowbray ... Jamison, Lanyard's Valet
William Frawley ... Inspector J.D. Crane
Collette Lyons ... Marta Frisbie
Douglass Dumbrille ... John J. Murdock
James Todd James Todd ... Tanner
Steven Geray ... Mynher Van Groot
Robert Barrat ... Steve Taylor (as Robert H. Barrat)
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Lone Wolf (Ron Randell) a newspaper man, is aaccused of gem theft.

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BULLETS AND MYSTERY PURSUE...."The Lone Wolf and His Lady" (original 11x14 lobby card)


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 August 1949 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Na Garra do Lobo See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Jamison, Lanyard's Valet: My dear, a friend at large is worth ten in what is vulgarly called 'the cooler.'
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Follows Passport to Suez (1943) See more »

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The End of the Wolf
25 May 2012 | by Michael_ElliottSee all my reviews

The Lone Wolf and His Lady (1949)

* 1/2 (out of 4)

The final film in Columbia's original series of Lone Wolf films finds Ron Randell playing the part of Michael Lanyard. This time out he's selling his life story to a newspaper reporter (June Vincent) and while the two are at the showing of a priceless jewel someone steals it and of course it's the Wolf that is blamed. With everyone thinking he's guilty, Lanyard must track down the real thieves. THE LONE WOLF AND HIS LADY puts the final stamp on the series and it certainly goes out in a fairly bad way. At just 60-minutes the film seems twice as long because everything we're watching is stuff we've seen countless times before and done much better. The biggest problem is the screenplay, which is so basic that it almost seems as if the screenwriter just copied bits and pieces from previous movies and threw them together. The identity of the real thieves is never all that interesting and even worse is the fact that you really don't care what happened and you care even less on whether or not Lanyard will be cleared. As the Lone Wolf Randell isn't all that good. I found him to be rather bland in the part and perhaps the actor knew this was just going to be one film and he just didn't put any effort into it. Vincent is always charming but she's not given anything to do. Alan Mowbray fills in as Jamison and he too is just bland. There's not any chemistry to be found among the cast and that's just another reason the film doesn't work.


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