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The Rat (1937 film)

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Director    Jack Raymond
6.6/10 IMDb

Initial release  November 11, 1937
Running time  1h 12m
Genres  Drama, Crime Fiction
The Rat (1937 film) movie poster
Cast  Ruth Chatterton (Zelia de Chaumont), Anton Walbrook (Jean Boucheron, the 'Rat'), René Ray (Odile Verdier), Beatrix Lehmann (Marguerite), Mary Clare (Mere Colline), Felix Aylmer (Prosecuting Counsel)
Writer  Romney Brent, Constance Collier (play), Marjorie Gaffney (scenario), Miles Malleson (dialogue), Ivor Novello (play), Hans Rameau (screenplay)
Similar movies  Dark Journey (1937)

Ruth chatterton in the rat 1937


The Rat is a 1937 British drama film directed by Jack Raymond and starring Anton Walbrook, Ruth Chatterton, and René Ray. It is based on the play The Rat by Ivor Novello which had previously been made into a 1925 film The Rat starring Novello. It was made at Denham Studios by Herbert Wilcox Productions.

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Plot

Infamous Parisian jewel thief Jean Boucheron, known as 'the Rat', attracts the fancy of socialite Zelia de Chaumont, mistress of a South American millionaire. She intends to reform 'the Rat', but he's only interested in relieving her of her pearls.

Cast

  • Anton Walbrook as Jean Boucheron, 'the Rat'
  • Ruth Chatterton as Zelia de Chaumont
  • René Ray as Odile Verdier
  • Beatrix Lehmann as Marguerite
  • Mary Clare as Mere Colline
  • Felix Aylmer as Prosecuting Counsel
  • Hugh Miller as Luis Stets
  • Gordon McLeod as Caillard
  • Frederick Culley as Judge
  • Nadine March as Rose
  • George Merritt Pierre Verdier
  • Leo Genn as Defending Counsel
  • Fanny Wright as Therese
  • Bob Gregory as Albert
  • Ivan Wilmot as Peter
  • J.H. Roberts as Butler
  • Betty Marsden as Zelia's Maid
  • Aubrey Mallalieu as The Jeweller
  • References

    The Rat (1937 film) Wikipedia
    The Rat (1937 film) IMDb The Rat (1937 film) themoviedb.org


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