Mr. Takes a Vacation

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Mr. Takes a Vacation ★½ 1939

Lorre was bored with his character and afraid of being typecast and it shows in this 8th and final entry in the series. Mr. Moto must cut his holiday short to protect the priceless crown of the Queen of Sheba, which is on display at a New York museum. But he's up against international jewel thief Metaxa as well as gangsters who want the prize. 63m/B DVD . Joseph Schildkraut, Lionel Atwill, Virginia Field, Peter Lorre, John “Dusty” King, G.P. (Tim) Huntley Jr., Victor Varconi, Iva Stewart; D: Norman Foster; W: Norman Foster, Philip MacDonald; C: Charles Clarke; M: Samuel Kaylin.