About the film
Jim the Cracksman, the King of Thieves
Release Date: November 12, 1926
|Genres||:||Thriller, Crime, Drama|
|Director||:||Nicolas Rimsky, Pierre Colombier, Roger Lion|
|Writers||:||Jean Guitton, Raoul Ploquin, Michel Linsky|
Philibert Bretonneau signs novels which are actually written by Moluchet, his secretary, secretly in love with Bretonneau's charming wife, Pauline... One day, Jim la houlette, the king of thieves, resurfaces in France. He steals jewels from Madame Clisson, the wife of a lawyer. Saint-Lévy, Bretonneau's publisher, has an idea : to simulate the theft of a manuscript by Jim la houlette, in fact by Moluchet posing as the criminal. But Moluchet, confronted by the real Jim, lets him run away and is arrested...