When Thief Meets Thief (1937) - Rotten Tomatoes

When Thief Meets Thief (1937)





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In this romantic crime drama, a cat burglar gets emotionally involved with one of his victims. Unfortunately, the woman he woos is engaged to the thief's treacherous ex-partner. The louse has reformed and to all appearances is an honest, successful businessman. However, appearances are deceiving.

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Alan Hale
as Jim Dial/"Col. Fane"
Valerie Hobson
as Glory Fane
Leo Genn
as Prosecuting Attorney
Jack Melford
as Thompson
Anthony Ireland
as Sir Timothy Haddon
Barbara Everest
as Mrs. Nolan
Edward Rigby
as Sanders
Esme Percy
as Robinson
Basil Radford
as Defending Counsel
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The plot is not exceptional, but Raoul Walsh's direction is brisk and resourceful, and the Fairbanks acting carries the story forward convincingly even in the more implausible sequences.

September 26, 2019 | Full Review…

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