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Blu-ray Release: To Catch a Thief

23 December 2011 8:58 AM, PST | Disc Dish | See recent Disc Dish news »

Blu-ray Release Date: March 6, 2012

Price: Blu-ray $15.00

Studio: Paramount Home Entertainment

The Blu-ray debut of Alfred Hitchcock’s 1955 Oscar-winning film To Catch a Thief, starring Cary Grant (An Affair To Remember) and Grace Kelly (Rear Window), boasts 90 minutes of bonus materials, but none of it is new.

But who needs new special features, when we can have this classic in high-definition?

In the romance movie, Grant plays John Robie, a retired cat burglar living the high-life on the Riviera. When a series of copy cat crimes are committed and fingers start pointing his way, he must uncover the real thief to prove his own innocence. Things get complicated when Robie falls for Frances Stevens (Kelly), an heiress whose mother (Jessie Royce Landis, North By Northwest) was a victim of the copy cat thief.

To Catch a Thief won its Academy Award for Robert Burks’ cinematography, but the mystery film also was »

- Sam

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To Catch a Thief You Have to Remake A Thief

7 April 2011 8:00 AM, PDT | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

The 1955 Hitchcock thriller is perhaps not as revered as Psycho, Vertigo or Rear Window but it is a stylish, witty affair and the chemistry between Grace Kelly and Cary Grant is an absolute joy. It is a beautifully crafted film, a timepiece of a post-war, pre-60s Europe and it is the next film to place its head on the remake block.

The original works primarily because the thriller aspect, former thief John Robie (a dapper Grant) tries to catch a mysterious burglar who apes his criminal style while fending off the police, his former Resistance pals and the advances of Jessie Royce Landis who is combing the French Riviera to find a suitor for her daughter (Grace Kelly), is secondary to the emerging and playfully duplicitous love affair between its two leads.

Why am I waxing lyrical about this treasured film now? The title of the post gives it »

- Jon Lyus

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