Arsène Lupin (1932 film)

Arsène Lupin is a 1932 American pre-Code mystery film directed by Jack Conway and starring John Barrymore and Lionel Barrymore. It was produced and distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.

Arsène Lupin
Directed byJack Conway
Produced byLouis B. Mayer
Irving Thalberg
Samuel Goldwyn (uncredited)
Written byLenore Coffee
Bayard Veiller (dialogue)
Carey Wilson (screenplay)
Based onArsène Lupin (play)
by Maurice Leblanc
Francis de Croisset
StarringJohn Barrymore
Lionel Barrymore
Music byAlfred Newman
CinematographyOliver T. Marsh
Edited byHugh Wynn
Distributed byMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date
  • March 5, 1932 (1932-03-05)
Running time
84 minutes
CountryUnited States
Box office$1,110,000[1]

The film is based on a popular 1909 play by Maurice Leblanc and Francis de Croisset.[2]


The film culminates in the theft and recovery of the Mona Lisa.


Box officeEdit

The film grossed a total (domestic and foreign) of $1,110,000: $595,000 from the US and Canada and $515,000 elsewhere. It made a profit of $245,000.[1]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b c The Eddie Mannix Ledger, Los Angeles: Margaret Herrick Library, Center for Motion Picture Study.
  2. ^ Arsène Lupin, original Broadway opening Lyceum & later Hudson Theatres August 26, 1909 to January 1910, 144 performances;

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