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Jewel Robbery (1932)

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Conning the rich in charming Vienna, a professional gem thief charms a fabulously wealthy baroness into his calculating clutches but hasn't reckoned on the extent of her jealous husband's outrage. This romantic comedy comes from a stageplay which was also the basis of an earlier version made in Austria.

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Cast

William Powell
as The Robber
Kay Francis
as Baroness Teri
Helen Vinson
as Marianne
Lee Kohlmar
as Hollander
Andre Luguet
as Count Andre
Henry Kolker
as Baron Franz von Horhenfels
Spencer Charters
as Johann Christian Lenz
Lawrence Grant
as Prof. Bauman
Ivan Linow
as Chauffeur
Charles Coleman
as Charles the Butler
Ruth Donnelly
as Berta the Maid
Clarence Wilson
as The Commissioner
Leo White
as Assistant Robber
Don Brodie
as Robber
Eddie Kane
as Robber
William "Wild Bill" Elliott
as Girl-Chasing Gendarme
Clarence H. Wilson
as The Commissioner
Herman Bing
as Alpine Tourist
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Critic Reviews for Jewel Robbery

All Critics (3) | Top Critics (2)

The erotic edge of looming danger, the sexual charge of a sure and confident touch, the thrilling distinction between true refinement and mere formality electrify this 1932 Hollywood drama ...

April 14, 2014 | Full Review…

Today, its potency persists undiminished: The film delights as more than mere escapism.

March 12, 2014 | Full Review…

A poor imitation of Lubitsch's classic romance/comedy Trouble in Paradise.

April 14, 2003 | Rating: C | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Jewel Robbery

Pre-code film about a debonair Jewel Robber (Powell of course) who robs jewelry stores and calms everyone down by giving them his special ciggerettes (Tickets to you Tim) and getting them high. Powell charms the pants off a Baroness and they fall in love. Not the best of Powell's films, but he so fucking charming and enjoyable to watch on screen it a must see if you are a Powell fan(Keith). The dope smoking is also enjoyable and Powell and Francis have a great repoir.

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