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Fantomas: The Mysterious Finger Print (1914)

Fantômas contre Fantômas (original title)
Not Rated | | Crime, Drama | 10 January 1914 (USA)
The mystery of the drama is the appearance of the finger-print of a dead artist upon the neck of Princess Sonia Danidoff, whom Fantomas, as Nanteuil, relieves of her pearl necklace, and ... See full summary »

Director:

Louis Feuillade

Writers:

Marcel Allain (novel), Louis Feuillade | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
René Navarre ... Fantômas / Le père Moche / Le détective Tom Bob
Georges Melchior ... Jérôme Fandor, journaliste
Laurent Morléas Laurent Morléas ... L'apache Paulet
Renée Carl ... Lady Beltham
Jane Faber Jane Faber ... Princesse Danidoff
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Yvette Andréyor
Edmund Breon ... Inspector Juve
Naudier Naudier
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The mystery of the drama is the appearance of the finger-print of a dead artist upon the neck of Princess Sonia Danidoff, whom Fantomas, as Nanteuil, relieves of her pearl necklace, and again on the body of Thomery, a merchant also done to death by the arch villain. Fandor, in the pursuit of his railing, has endeavored to solve the mysteries of these crimes, and eventually recognizes Cranajour, an idiot in the employ of Mother Toulouch, a receiver of stolen goods, as inspector Juve, of the Criminal Investigation Department. They consult together and decide that Nanteuil, the banker, should be called upon. Already suspicious, when Juve finds a glove of skin upon his hand, suspicion becomes certainty, but before they are able to secure the villain, he backs through an unsuspected door in the wall of the room and once again escapes. Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Crime | Drama

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

10 January 1914 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Fantomas: The Mysterious Finger Print See more »

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Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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The door of the hiding place is a different one between the inside and the outside. See more »

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Follows Fantômas: The Dead Man Who Killed (1913) See more »

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Another Fascinating Entry
13 February 2016 | by framptonhollisSee all my reviews

While this entry of the "Fantomas" film serial isn't as intriguing as the previous two installments (which would be "Juve Against Fantomas", which I rated a 10, and "The Dead Man Who Killed", which I rated a 9), "Fantomas Against Fantomas" certainly has its moments.

Full of suspense and mystery, this entry definitely isn't bland. There's some really memorable stuff here, like the party that Lady Beltham has in which a man is found dead outside of, or the ending which I will not spoil.

The film is also follows the footsteps of "The Dead Man Who Killed" by being slightly bleaker than the first and second installments. While it doesn't get as dark as "The Dead Man Who Killed", the overall plot itself has plenty of things simply going all wrong!


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