THE DEVIL'S BROTHER was a 1933 film starring Laurel and Hardy, with Thelma Todd and Dennis King. Although it was based on a famous comic opera as the poster says
it could also be seen as a thirties gangster film. The character known as "The Devil's Brother" in the story is a notorious bandit who steals Thelma Todd's valuables.
Here is the press book for the film.
Thelma Todd in a scene from the film with the beautiful Lucille Brown.
FRA DIAVOLO/THE DEVIL'S BROTHER ( Laurel and Hardy movie ):
FRA DIAVOLO ( Opera ):
Fra Diavolo ( Michele Pezza, the original Fra Diavolo, a historical figure ):
Nice stuff, one of her best remembered feature filmsReplyDelete