Raffles the Amateur Cracksman, with Anthony Valentine and Christopher Strauli
Most people know A.J. Raffles only as a gentleman of leisure and a top-rated cricketer, but he is also "the amateur Cracksman", an expert jewel thief.
Overview of Raffles, 1939, directed by Sam Wood, with David Niven, Olivia De Havilland, Dame May Whitty, at Turner Classic Movies
After publishing two novels, Dead Men Tell No Tales in 1899 and Peccavi in 1900, Hornung published a second collection of Raffles stories, The Black Mask, in 1901.