Georges Descrieres as Arsene Lupin (TV)


IN THE MEDIA

THE NOVELS

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THE FILMS

Arsène Lupin (B&W., 1914)
Dir/Wri: Émile Chautard.
Cast: Georges Tréville (Lupin).

Arsène Lupin, Détective (B&W., 98 min., 1937)
Dir/Wri: Henri Diamant-Berger.
Cast: Jules Berry (Lupin).

Les Aventures d'Arsène Lupin (The Adventures of Arsène Lupin) (B&W., 104 min., 1956)
Dir: Jacques Becker. Wri: Albert Simonin, Jacques Becker.
Cast: Robert Lamoureux (Lupin).

Signé Arsène Lupin (Signed: Arsène Lupin) (B&W., 100 min., 1959)
Dir: Yves Robert. Wri: Jean-Paul Rappeneau, Yves Robert, François Chavanne, Robert Lamoureux.
Cast: Robert Lamoureux (Lupin).

Arsène Lupin contre Arsène Lupin (Arsène Lupin vs. Arsène Lupin) (B&W., 106 min., 1962)
Dir: Édouard Molinaro. Wri: Georges Neveux.
Cast: Jean-Pierre Cassel (Lupin), Jean-Claude Brialy (Lupin).

Arsène Lupin (col., 125 min., 2004)
Dir: Jean-Paul Salomé. Wri: Jean-Paul Salomé & Laurent Vachaud.
Cast: Romain Duris (Lupin), Kirstin Scott Thomas (Josephine Balsamo), Eva Green (Clarisse).
Note: Rather faithful adaptation of La Comtesse de Cagliostro.


Arsène Lupin also has been the subject of a number of Japanese-language films. Kadzuwo J. SHIMIDZU has compiled the following filmography :

ARESENE LUPIN IN JAPAN



TELEVISION
Georges Descrieres as Arsene Lupin (TV)

Arsene Lupin
(ORTF 2, Col., Twenty-Six 60 min. episodes, 1971, 1973-74)
Prod: Jacques Nahum.
Regular Cast: George Descrières (Lupin).

J.-C. Brialy as Arsene Lupin (TV)


Arsène Lupin Joue et Perd (Arsène Lupin Plays and Loses)
(A2, Col., Six 52 min. episodes, 12 - 27 December 1980)
Dir: Alexandre Astruc. Wri: Alexandre Astruc, Roland Laudenbach, based on 813.
Cast: Jean-Claude Brialy (Lupin).

Francois Denoyer as Arsene Lupin (TV)


Le Retour d'Arsène Lupin
(The Return of Arsène Lupin)
(France 3, Col., 90 min. 12 episodes, 1989-90)
Les Nouveaux Exploits d'Arsène Lupin (The New Adventures of Arsène Lupin)
(France 3, Col., 90 min. 8 episodes, 1995-96)
Regular Cast: François Dunoyer (Lupin),
Prod
: Jacques Nahum.



RADIO
Arsène Lupin
(Radio-Cité, 3 episodes, 1936)
Dir: Carlos Larronde. Wri: Maurice Leblanc.
Voices: "Arsène Lupin", Simone Montalet, Fernand Sablot.

Arsène Lupin
(Radio-Luxembourg, 2 episodes, 1947)
Voices: Pierre Brasseur (Lupin).

Arsène Lupin
(RTF, 22 juin 1948)
Dir: Leon Ruth. Wri: Maurice Leblanc, Francis de Croisset.

Le Mariage d'Arsène Lupin (The Marriage of Arsene Lupin)
(RTF, 11 September 1950)
Dir: Pierre Christian Renard.
Wri: Frédéric Grendel.
Voices: Raymond Rouleau (Lupin).

Arsène Lupin
(Radio-Luxembourg, 25 juin 1951)
Dir/Wri: André Sallée.
Voices: Maurice Teynac (Lupin).

Les Aventures d'Arsène Lupin (The Adventures of Arsène Lupin)
(RTF, 52 episodes, 1960-61)
Prod: Maurice Renault. Dir: Abder Isker. Wri: Jean Marcillac.
Voices: Michel Roux (Lupin).

Le Bouchon de Cristal (The Crystal Stopper)
(Radio Luxembourg, December 1962-August 1963)
Voices: Philippe Clay (Lupin).

Arsène Lupin: Les Dents du Tigre
(Radio Luxembourg, 1963-64)
Dir/Wri: Pierre Laforêt.
Voices: Bernard Noël (Lupin).

La Femme aux Deux Sourires (The Woman with Two Smiles)
(Radio-Luxembourg, 19 May 1966)
Dir/Wri: Robert Nahmias.
Voices: Jacques Martin (Lupin).

Arsène Lupin
(France-Culture, 2 August 1991)
Voice: Jean-Luc Moreau (Lupin).



ALSO:

THE ADVENTURES OF ARSENE LUPIN (READ IN ENGLISH)


THE CARTOONS

Arsène Lupin - NighthoodLes Exploits d'Arsène Lupin (The Adventures of Arsene Lupin, transl. as Nighthood)
(Cinar/France-Animation, Col., Twenty-six 26 min. episodes, 1996)
Dir: François Bresson, Pascal Morrelli.
Voices (Canadian Enligh version): Luis de Cespedes (Lupin), Richard M. Dumont (Grognard), Jane Woods (Kelly Kincaid), Danny Brochu, Dean Hagopian.




The Japanese anime LUPIN III (about the grand-son of Arsène Lupin) is beyond the scope of this website and is mentioned here only for the record. Here is a link to the LUPIN III ENCYCLOPEDIA website which covers the LUPIN III series, films, etc. in detail.


LUPIN III ENCYCLOPEDIA





THE COMICS
Arsène Lupin
Wri: Georges Cheylard; Art: Bourdin.
Note: Daily strip published in France-Soir in 1948-49; rep. in two volumes; Prifo, 1977.

Arsène Lupin
Wri/Art: Jacques Blondeau.
Note: 575 daily strips produced by the Opera Mundi Syndicate, published in the newspaper Le Parisien Libéré from 1956-58.

Arsène Lupin contre Herlock Sholmes: La Dame Blonde
(
Arsene Lupin vs. Herlock Sholmes: The Blonde Lady)
Wri: Joëlle Gilles; Art: Joëlle Gilles & B. Cado.
Published by the Authors, 1983.

Arsene Lupin - Comic Book Series
Arsène Lupin
Wri
: André-Paul Duchateau; Artist: Géron.
1. Le Bouchon de Cristal [
The Crystal Topper] (Lefrancq, 1989)
2. 813 - La Double Vie d'Arsène Lupin [
813 - The Double Life Of Arsène Lupin] (Lefrancq, 1990)
3. 813 - LesTrois Crimes d'Arsène Lupin [
813 - The Three Crimes Of Arsène Lupin] (Lefrancq, 1991)
4. La Demoiselle aux Yeux Verts [
The Girl With Green Eyes] (Lefrancq, 1992)
5. L'Aiguille Creuse [
The Hollow Needle] (Lefrancq, 1994)




STAGE

Arsène Lupin - Nouvelles Aventures
Wri: Francis de Croisset and Maurice Leblanc.
4-Acts Play first performed on October 28, 1908, at the Athenee.
Dir: M. Deval.
Cast: Andre Brule (Duc de Charmerace/Lupin) (left, above), Escoffier (Inspecteur Guerchard) (right, above), Sonia (Laurence Duluc) (center, above), André Lefaur (Juge Formery).
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Arsene Lupin contre Herlock Sholmes
Wri: Victor Darlay and Henri de Gorsse.
4-Acts Play first performed on October 28th, 1910, at the Theâtre du Châtelet.
Cast: Julien (Lupin), Houry (Sholmes).
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Une Aventure d'Arsène Lupin
(1911)
Sketch included in the musical review
Elle l'a le sourire!

Le Retour d'Arsène Lupin
Wri: Francis de Croisset and Maurice Leblanc.
1-Act Play first performed on September 16th, 1911, at the Theâtre de la Cigale.
Cast: N/A.

Arsène Lupin, Banquier
Wri: Yves Mirande and Albert Willemetz; Libretto: Marcel Lattès.
3-Acts Operetta, first performed on May 7th, 1930, at the Theâtre des Bouffes Parisiennes.
Cast: Koval (Lupin), Jacqueline Francell, Meg Lemonnier, Louis Blanche, Lucien Baroux.

Un Quart d'Heure avec Arsène Lupin [15 Mins with Arsène Lupin] (extended version of the play Cinq Minutes Montre en Main [15 Mins at the Clock], staged in Etretat, 1932)