Monsieur Lecoq (1914)

The Duke of Sairmuse weds Blanche Courtleigh. Shortly alter she is blackmailed for money by a band of ruffians, who threaten to inform the Duke that her brother is a hardened convict. Wild ... See full summary »

Director:

Maurice Tourneur

Writers:

Émile Gaboriau (novel), Maurice Tourneur

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Cast

Credited cast:
Harry Baur
Maurice de Féraudy
Charles Krauss Charles Krauss
Jules Mondos Jules Mondos
Fernande Petit Fernande Petit
Polaire
Pauline Polaire ... (as Polaire)
Henry Roussel
Georges Tréville
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The Duke of Sairmuse weds Blanche Courtleigh. Shortly alter she is blackmailed for money by a band of ruffians, who threaten to inform the Duke that her brother is a hardened convict. Wild with anxiety she decides to meet the blackmailers and strive to effect a compromise. Her husband, suspicious of her actions, follows her and has one of the gang try to steal her earrings. He breaks in and in a struggle kills them. He is disguised in old clothes to save his wife's honor and holds off the police until she escapes. Monsieur Lecoq, the famous detective, captures the Duke, but to protect his wife he keeps silent. The famous detective tries various devices to entrap the nobleman and learn his real identity, but it is useless. At last they permit him to escape and follow him to his home. While the Duke's faithful servant, Ott, is parleying with the sleuth, the Duke changes his clothes and confronts him in his natural guise. Baffled, the hound of the law departs. The Duke discharges Otto, ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Genres:

Mystery

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Details

Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

September 1914 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Lecoq, detektivernas konung See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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