A young thief breaks into a house and gets caught in the act by a young attractive girl. He falls in love with the girl but the girl betrays him.
Jim Dodson, a poor workman, has been in the habit of begging a streetcar transfer in town, in order to ride home each night from work. Ford and Ransom, a couple of crooks, rob a store and among the things taken are a quantity of stamped envelopes with the name and address of the firm printed thereon.
Amir Hossein, Manouchehr, and Shahkar are young and unmarried who decide to go to Emirates in order to find well-paid jobs. Unfortunately, Shahkar gets mugged by a motor rider and they lose all of their money. Shahkar's uncle suggests them working in a workshop owned by a young lady called Ms. Arabshahi. She has one condition though, that they should pass her tests.
At a party thrown at the Metcalf estate, the Marquise D'Irancy's Sultana diamond disappears when the lights go out during a power failure. Suspected of the crime is William Kirkland, the wastrel son of the wealthy Kirkland family, but William's sister Diana comes to his defense. Aiding her in the investigation is Clamp, a wandering peddler.
In a small Southern town, a plantation owner is duped into thinking a thief is a kind stranger. To repay the stranger for stopping a robbery, the plantation owner invites him to his home to meet his daughter.
A group of inmates decide to take on a workshop to act the life of Andrés Bazán Frías. Bazán Frías was born in poverty at the end of the XIX century and was known for stealing food to give to his neighbors. In 1923 he was murdered by the police. He became known as the "Robin Hood tucumano", and is now hold as a saint amongst the inmates.
A woman who hasn't seen her father in 18 years, learns of his death and goes to his estate in France to carry out his wishes. She then learns that her father was a thief who after getting caught and going to prison and upon his release was approached by an insurance company, who wanted him to use his talents in helping them recover some valuables that had been stolen, which became his new job. Now that he is gone, he wants her to continue his work.
Chick Hewes is released from prison and finds work as an accountant. Two years later, Chick's crooked friend, Benny LaMarr, to whom he is indebted for past kindnesses, steals a diamond necklace from the home safe of the district attorney. When the district attorney threatens to accuse the police of inefficiency in crime fighting, Garvey, who is campaigning for the office of police commissioner, promises to catch the thief in twenty-four hours.
A stuntman who dabbles as a petty thief for corrupt policemen decides to quit. His bosses do not let him go but, instead, he is tortured. His consistent brushes with the law earn him a prize on his head and attention from a daily.
Tad's dream is to attend a military academy so he can grow up to be a great soldier and a war hero, like his father. What he doesn't know is that his father, Slag, is actually a thief and a derelict. Slag robs a factory in order to get the money to send Tad to military school, then gets a job at the academy's horse stables to be close to his son, who doesn't know he's alive.
Tom Thumb ends up in the court of King Arthur.
Tom saves the day when someone tries to steal King Arthur's gold.
During a stick-up, a woman (Patricia Morison) is excited by the criminal (J. Carrol Naish) and joins him on his crime spree.
A comedy about a dreamer whose Walter Mitty-like fantasies turn his world of make-believe into a world of trouble.
Two bumbling crooks are caught stealing a couple of diamond rings. Rather than get sent to jail, they convince the judge to send them to a mental institution instead. But the asylum turns out to be a haunted place, and the two are left to uncover the secret behind the paranormal mysteries that lead to the deaths of the staff.