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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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Marianne Horne: What a shame to meet a man like that in a shop.
Baroness Teri von Horhenfels: Why a shame?
Marianne Horne: He's the sort of robber one should meet in a Pullman!
Baroness Teri von Horhenfels: What do you mean?
Marianne Horne: Didn't you see in the paper?
Baroness Teri von Horhenfels: No!
Marianne Horne: Last week an American woman was robbed in the Simplon Express. Stripped right down to her teddies!
Baroness Teri von Horhenfels: *No*!
Marianne Horne: What would you do if you found yourself in your teddies?
Baroness Teri von Horhenfels: What would *you* do??
Marianne Horne: Let the train go on!
Baroness Teri von Horhenfels: [laughing] Lost soul!
Marianne Horne: When I'm travelling at the rate of 80 miles per hour, I'm not responsible for my actions.


Johann Christian Lenz, Nightwatchman: Always be suspicious. Don't be fooled by anybody. Anything strange, if it ain't more than a mouse's whisker -- call the police.
Robber: There's a man for you!


Baroness Teri von Horhenfels: There now, you can go!
Marianne Horne: Be displeased with me! I can't help it. I'm a respectable woman and I'm afraid.
Baroness Teri von Horhenfels: Don't you think I'm afraid? I shan't close my eyes all night.
Marianne Horne: Well, this is *one* night I shall be very glad to be with my husband!


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Facts about

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.
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").
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