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The Last of Mrs Cheyney (1937) Movie Review Summary

Actors: Joan Crawford, William Powell, Robert Montgomery, Frank Morgan, Jessie Ralph, Nigel Bruce, Benita Hume, Sara Haden, Melville Cooper.

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Although she poses as a prominent socialite, the charming and fashionable Mrs Cheyney (Joan Crawford) is actually a jewel thief who takes advantage of invitations to aristocratic homes, such as that of Lord Kelton (Frank Morgan), to spy out the lay of the land. Her partner, Charles (William Powell), believes he has complete control over Mrs Cheyney, but his dominance is threatened by a young man-about-town (Robert Montgomery) who falls in love with her.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1900-1920's Crime & Scandal    -   Yes Story of    -   criminal falls in love with victim    -   con-artist/white collar crime

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   criminal Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK Misc setting    -   fancy mansion

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Any profanity?    -   None Is this movie based on a    -   play

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