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Jewel Robbery (1932) was a Comedy - Crime Film directed by William Dieterle .

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Ladr?o Rom?ntico / Jewel Robbery (1932)

By L? on Nov 19, 2017 From Critica Retro

Ladr?o Rom?ntico / Jewel Robbery (1932) Viena, anos 30. Come?amos o filme com alguns close-ups de joias – lindas joias, em ouro e diamantes, e muitos cofres. Estamos dentro de uma joalheria e algo incr?vel est? prestes a acontecer. Meu bisav? costumava dizer que a fotografia em preto e ... Read full article


Pre-Code Fun: The Jewel Robbery (1932)

By Judy on Apr 3, 2015 From Cary Grant Won't Eat You

This post is part of the Pre-Code blogathon hosted by Pre-Code and Shadows and Satin. Click here to see the other entries! Jewel Robbery has much to recommend it: a debonair thief; a bored, beautiful housewife; marijuana cigarettes adding comic relief; and of course, a host of diamonds. Along the wa... Read full article


Ladr?o Rom?ntico / Jewel Robbery (1932)

By L? on Nov 30, -0001 From Critica Retro

Ladr?o Rom?ntico / Jewel Robbery (1932) Viena, anos 30. Come?amos o filme com alguns close-ups de joias – lindas joias, em ouro e diamantes, e muitos cofres. Estamos dentro de uma joalheria e algo incr?vel est? prestes a acontecer. Meu bisav? costumava dizer que a fotografia em preto e ... Read full article


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Quotes from

Robber: You're so lovely. It's hard to be brutal with you.
Baroness Teri von Horhenfels: You do strike a fresh note. Up to now, men have always been brutal because I am lovely!


Baroness Teri von Horhenfels: I'm curious to know how you were led astray.
Robber: Well, I began life as a little boy--
Baroness Teri von Horhenfels: I'm glad to hear that you kept to the same sex.
Robber: Yes. It's a family tradition.


Robber: As a matter of fact, I'm opposed to the American school of banditry. I studied in Paris. You have to work harder but you do acquire a certain finesse that is missing from the stick-em-up and shoot-them-down school.


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Facts about

Based on the Hungarian play Ekszerrablás a Váci-uccában by Ladislas Fodor (copyrighted 26 Aug 1931) and on the following Broadway production: Jewel Robbery (1932); Comedy, adapted by Bertram Bloch; directed and produced by Paul Streger. Booth Theatre: 13 Jan 1932- Feb 1932 (closing date unknown/54 performances). Cast: Lionel Braham (as "Lenz"), Stuart Casey, Clarence Derwent (as "Franz"), Mary Ellis, Harold Johnsrud, Hazel Nagley, Eugene Powers, Frederick Roland, Louis M. Simon, Basil Sydney, Robert Vivian, Cora Witherspoon (as "Marianne").
Herman Bing as "Alpine Tourist" in studio records/casting call lists for this movie, but he did not appear or was not identifiable. C. Henry Gordon is credited as "Fritz' by some sources (including The New York Times), but that role was played by Alan Mowbray and he was not seen in any other role.
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