The Great Jewel Robber

The Great Jewel Robber

Director: Peter Godfrey Cast: David Brian, Marjorie Reynolds, Jacqueline De Wit

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Overview

The Great Jewel Robber is based on the true story of Gerard Dennis, who during a 12-month period managed to steal more than a million dollars' worth of gems. As played by David Brian, Dennis is an incorrigible ladies' man, who uses women to help him pull off his heists. The first of his conquests, played by Claudia Barrett, pays for his escape from the Canadian authorities. The second (Perdita Chandler) is his partner in crime in Buffalo, New York. The third woman in his life, played by Marjorie Reynolds, ultimately brings about his downfall. For the sake of verisimilitude, Mayor Stanley Church of New Rochelle, Connecticut (where Dennis was finally caught) appears in the prologue as himself.

Product Details

Release Date: 06/21/2016
UPC: 0883316271704
Original Release: 1950
Rating: NR
Source: Warner Archives
Time: 1:32:00
Sales rank: 44,632

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
David Brian Gerald Graham Dennis
Marjorie Reynolds Martha
Jacqueline De Wit Mrs. Vinson
Alice Talton Brenda
John Archer Sampter
Perdita Chandler Peggy
Robert B. Williams Capt. Ryan
Warren Douglas Altman
John Morgan Rogers
Bigelow Sayre Benson
Claudia Barrett Actor
Geraldine Carr Actor

Technical Credits
Peter Godfrey Director
Marjorie Best Costumes/Costume Designer
Borden Chase Screenwriter
Stanley Fleischer Art Director
Bryan Foy Producer
Sidney Hickox Cinematographer
William Lava Score Composer
Frank Magee Editor

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Great Jewel Robber
1. Chapter 1 [8:46]
2. Chapter 2 [7:42]
3. Chapter 3 [8:05]
4. Chapter 4 [7:45]
5. Chapter 5 [6:22]
6. Chapter 6 [6:52]
7. Chapter 7 [6:54]
8. Chapter 8 [8:08]
9. Chapter 9 [7:10]
10. Chapter 10 [9:00]
11. Chapter 11 [6:45]
12. Chapter 12 [7:13]
13. Chapter 13 [:43]

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