Lone Wolf (character)

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"The Lone Wolf recoils when faced by sergeants de ville in the studio of an artist friend." Frontispiece of The Lone Wolf, book introducing the character, 1914

The Lone Wolf is the nickname of the fictional character Michael Lanyard, a jewel thief turned private detective in a series of novels written by Louis Joseph Vance (1879–1933). A large number of movies based on and inspired by the books have been made. The character also appeared briefly on radio and television.


By Louis Joseph Vance[edit]

By Carl W. Smith[edit]


Eric Blore played Jamison (sometimes spelt "Jameson"), the Lone Wolf's butler and assistant, in eleven of the movies, starting with The Lone Wolf Strikes and ending with The Lone Wolf in London.



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