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Dr. Syn

1937 1h 20m Adventure List
Reviews Elderly clergyman Dr. Syn (George Arliss) is one of the most respected members of a tiny coastal community, but few of the locals have any idea that Syn was once known to the world as Captain Clegg, a merciless swashbuckler who viciously defended his wife, Imogen (Margaret Lockwood). Unbeknown to his friends and neighbors, Syn is still masterminding a looting operation -- but this time he's using the stolen goods to improve his town. Unfortunately, the authorities may be on to the old man. Read More Read Less

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Ann Ross Maclean's Magazine Livelier than most Arliss films, though not quite so improving. Jul 23, 2019 Full Review Read all reviews
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Synopsis Elderly clergyman Dr. Syn (George Arliss) is one of the most respected members of a tiny coastal community, but few of the locals have any idea that Syn was once known to the world as Captain Clegg, a merciless swashbuckler who viciously defended his wife, Imogen (Margaret Lockwood). Unbeknown to his friends and neighbors, Syn is still masterminding a looting operation -- but this time he's using the stolen goods to improve his town. Unfortunately, the authorities may be on to the old man.
Director
Roy William Neill
Producer
Michael Balcon
Screenwriter
Roger Burford
Production Co
Gaumont British Picture Corporation Ltd.
Genre
Adventure
Original Language
English (United Kingdom)
Runtime
1h 20m