|Arsène Lupin Returns (1938)
Run time: Approved | 81 min | Crime, Mystery
Director: George Fitzmaurice
Writers: James Kevin McGuinness, Howard Emmett Rogers
Stars: Melvyn Douglas, Virginia Bruce, Warren William
A stylish feature based on the adventures of fiction’s most famous gentleman thief. To get away from it all Lupin seeks early retirement but a series of robberies suggest his “touch” and an insurance detective is convinced he’s guilty
1. Actress Ruth Hart who plays the telephone operator is the cousin of star Virginia Bruce.
2. When Steve quits his job as a G-man and goes to work for an insurance company, for what he says is $20,000 per year, that would be the equivalent salary of almost $340,000 in 2015.
3. The emerald’s insurance value of $250,000 would equate to over $4,230,000 in 2015.