The son (James Dean) of a French aristocrat is accused of stealing his father's money and of stealing his step-sister's heart.
Did You Know?
As revealed by Robert Osborne on a TCM airing of this installment, both Paul Lukas and Mary Astor (Oscar-winners in their own right) found working with Method-acting adherent James Dean troublesome. He would mumble lines and ad-lib during rehearsals, "saving" his performance for the live broadcast. In Astor's autobiography, she quoted Austrian Lukas as having referred to Dean "dat inconsiderate vhippersnapper!" See more
Version of The Thief