Fantomas (1921)

Genres - Crime  |   Sub-Genres - Master Criminal Films  |  
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Based on a popular French novel and the 1913 serial Fantômas starring René Navarre, this chapterplay featured character actor Edward Roseman in the title role, an evil master criminal with a penchant for disguises. Fantomas is ready to give himself up to the authorities in exchange for amnesty. His offer rejected, Fantomas instead kidnaps influential Professor Harrington (Lionel Adams). Aided by tireless detective Dixon (John Willard) and optimistic fiancé Jack Meredith (Johnnie Walker), the professor's daughter, Ruth (Edna Murphy), spends the remaining 19 chapters tracking down the kidnapper.