CastRuth 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) WriterRomney Brent, Constance Collier (play), Marjorie Gaffney (scenario), Miles Malleson (dialogue), Ivor Novello (play), Hans Rameau (screenplay) Similar moviesDark 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.
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.