The Last of Mrs. Cheyney (play)
Frederick Lonsdale's play, about a jewel thief who passes herself off as a society lady, opened at the St. James's Theatre in London on 22 September 1925 and ran for 514 performances. Reviewing the opening night for the Sunday Times, critic James Agate wrote: "It is not a good sort of play, but it is a very good play of its sort." It was included in Burns Mantle's The Best Plays of 1925-1926.
The first film version of The Last of Mrs. Cheney was released in 1929, and starred Norma Shearer and Basil Rathbone. It was nominated for an Oscar in 1930 for "Best Writing, Achievement" for Hanns Kräly.
- Agate, James. Red Letter Nights, Jonathan Cape (1944)
- The Last of Mrs. Cheyney (1929) at the Internet Movie Database
- The Last of Mrs. Cheyney (1937) at the Internet Movie Database
- The Law and the Lady (1951) at the Internet Movie Database
- 1946 Theatre Guild on the Air radio adaptation of play at Internet Archive
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