Janus Zayukovsky, a.k.a. The Gypsy, is a reformed thief. However his dog, Raffles, isn't so reformed. Raffles snatches a purse and Janus pays the price by being hauled off the jail. While Janus is behind bars, Raffles is off to fend for himself. He comes across the sisters and the children on an outing, the sisters who take him back to the convent since he has bonded with loner child Jamie. They feel that Raffles can help Jamie get out of his shell, and the Reverend Mother agrees, temporarily lifting the no animal policy at the convent. But Raffles shows his true colors to the sisters by snatching wallet after purse after briefcase. In their delivery of the purses back to their rightful owners, the sisters have a close encounter of the uncomfortable kind with a police officer, this encounter giving Raffles the opportunity to transfer the purses from the sisters' station wagon into the officer's patrol car. Sisters Bertrille and Jacqueline want to rehabilitate Raffles, but the Reverend...
Did You Know?
Apparently, Alex Ball
did a bit part as the driving policeman without any record in the final credits. In a career spanning 32 years (1944-1976), he made 191 appearances in films and TV Series, ALL of them uncredited. See more