What was Claude Rains’s American film debut? January 9, 2012 by Pamela Landy · Filed Under: Movies & TV The Invisible Man (1933) was Claude Rains’s American film debut. As the title character, Jack Griffin, Rains was never visible until the last shot, but his voice was heard throughout. Related PostsWho is the actor who says to Claude Rains at the end of Notorious (1946), “Alex, will you come in please? I wish to talk to you”?What was the feature film debut of radio’s “Amos n Andy”?What was Bette Davis’s film debut?What was Katharine Hepburn’s film debut?What was Gene Kelly’s film debut?