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Raffles (1939)

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72 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

Man about town and First Class cricketer A.J. Raffles keeps himself solvent with daring robberies. Meeting Gwen from his schooldays and falling in love all over again, he spends the weekend with her parents, Lord and Lady Melrose. A ...See moreMan about town and First Class cricketer A.J. Raffles keeps himself solvent with daring robberies. Meeting Gwen from his schooldays and falling in love all over again, he spends the weekend with her parents, Lord and Lady Melrose. A necklace presents an irresistible temptation, but also in attendance is Scotland Yard's finest, finally on the trail. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26} See less
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Director
Writers
John Van Druten (screenplay) | Sidney Howard (screenplay) | E.W. Hornung (based upon the celebrated adventures of: "The Amateur Cracksman" by)
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Gross (US & Canada)
$86,600
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Release date
Dec 29, 1939 (United States)

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34 cast members
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David Niven
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May Whitty
Lady Melrose (as Dame May Whitty) Lady Melrose (as Dame May Whitty)   See fewer
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Dudley Digges
MacKenzie MacKenzie   See fewer
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E.E. Clive
Barraclough Barraclough   See fewer
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Lionel Pape
Lord Melrose Lord Melrose   See fewer
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Peter Godfrey
Crawshay Crawshay   See fewer
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Margaret Seddon
Maud Holden Maud Holden   See fewer
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Gilbert Emery
Bingham Bingham   See fewer
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George Cathrey
Melrose Footman Melrose Footman   See fewer
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George Atkinson
Art Gallery Attendant (uncredited) Art Gallery Attendant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Baker
Art Gallery Attendant (uncredited) Art Gallery Attendant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leonard Carey
Bingham's Secretary (uncredited) Bingham's Secretary (uncredited)   See fewer
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Herbert Clifton
Villager (uncredited) Villager (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Clucas
Little Boy (uncredited) Little Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Larry Dods
Bobby (uncredited) Bobby (uncredited)   See fewer
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Elspeth Dudgeon
School Mistress (uncredited) School Mistress (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Finlayson
Hansom Cab Driver (uncredited) Hansom Cab Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gibson Gowland
Villager (uncredited) Villager (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sam Harris
Mr. Whiteley - Houseguest (uncredited) Mr. Whiteley - Houseguest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Forrester Harvey
Umpire (uncredited) Umpire (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leyland Hodgson
Bobby (uncredited) Bobby (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Irwin
Detective Phillips (uncredited) Detective Phillips (uncredited)   See fewer
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Colin Kenny
Bobby (uncredited) Bobby (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Kirby
Villager (uncredited) Villager (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wilfred Lucas
Bobby (uncredited) Bobby (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edmund Mortimer
Extra at Ambassador Club (uncredited) Extra at Ambassador Club (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Power
Bobby (uncredited) Bobby (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ellinor Vanderveer
Passerby Extra (uncredited) Passerby Extra (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eric Wilton
Art Gallery Attendant (uncredited) Art Gallery Attendant (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.4 / 10 | 667 votes