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Director:
Writers:
George Bradshaw (based on a story by)
Harry Kurnitz (screenplay)
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Release Date:
19 August 1966 (UK) See more »
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Tagline:
S-S-S-H-H-H-H-H - Meet a couple of smart operators who give a lesson in love and larceny See more »
Plot:
Romantic comedy about a woman who must steal a statue from a Paris museum to help conceal her father's art forgeries, and the man who helps her. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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1 nomination See more »
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(39 articles)
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AUDREY THE GREATEST! See more (93 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Audrey Hepburn ... Nicole

Peter O'Toole ... Simon Dermott

Eli Wallach ... Davis Leland

Hugh Griffith ... Bonnet

Charles Boyer ... DeSolnay

Fernand Gravey ... Grammont

Marcel Dalio ... Senor Paravideo
Jacques Marin ... Chief Guard
Moustache ... Guard
Roger Tréville ... Auctioneer (as Roger Treville)
Edward Malin ... Insurance Clerk (as Eddie Malin)
Bert Bertram ... Marcel
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Georg Stanford Brown ... Waiter (uncredited)
Louise Chevalier ... Cleaning Woman (uncredited)
Rémy Longa ... Young Man (uncredited)
Jacques Ramade ... (uncredited)
Olga Valéry ... (uncredited)

Directed by
William Wyler 
 
Writing credits
George Bradshaw (based on a story by)

Harry Kurnitz (screenplay)

Produced by
Fred Kohlmar .... producer
 
Original Music by
John Williams  (as Johnny Williams)
 
Cinematography by
Charles Lang (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Robert Swink (film editor)
 
Production Design by
Alexandre Trauner  (as Alexander Trauner)
 
Makeup Department
Alberto De Rossi .... makeup artist (as Alberto de Rossi)
Grazia De Rossi .... hairdresser (as Grazia de Rossi)
Freddie Williamson .... makeup artist (as Frederick Williamson)
 
Production Management
William Kaplan .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Paul Feyder .... assistant director
Robert Swink .... second unit director
 
Sound Department
Joseph de Bretagne .... sound
David Dockendorf .... sound
 
Stunts
Gil Delamare .... stunt double: Miss Hepburn (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Vincent Rossell .... still photographer (uncredited)
 
Music Department
James Harbert .... orchestrator
 
Other crew
François Moreuil .... production assistant (as Francois Moreuil)
Phill Norman .... main title design: Cinefx
Frawley Becker .... dialogue coach (uncredited)
Robert Wyler .... production assistant (uncredited)
 
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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"William Wyler's How to Steal a Million" - UK (complete title), USA (complete title)
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Runtime:
123 min
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Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
The book Nicole is reading in bed ('Hitchcock Magazine: Le Revue du Suspence') is a French version of the 'Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine', first published in 1956.See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: When Bonnet gives the curator the statue, the Curator actually touches the white marble with his bare hands. A real curator would never touch a real marble with his bare hands as the oils from the skin can stain the marble, turning it yellow. Curators would always wear white gloves before touching any work of art, let alone a marble sculpture.See more »
Quotes:
Simon Dermott:[regarding his wound] This should keep me out of action for a week!See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Virage de modes (2005) (V)See more »
Soundtrack:
Two LoversSee more »

FAQ

Bonnet house location?
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59 out of 76 people found the following review useful.
AUDREY THE GREATEST!, 22 June 2004
Author: gregorybnyc from United States

Somehow Audrey Hepburn made fluffy romantic caper movies look

like high art. Take this adorable trifle directed by William Wyler

with Audrey looking glorious in her trademark Givenchy clothing.

Audrey could have phone in a performance, but she's totally

enchanting as always, making us overlook the seams in the script.

She's beautifully supported by Peter O'Toole, who never looked

handsomer or more Cary Grant-ish in his life as Simon, the art

expert who gets talked into stealing Audrey's father's statue of the

Cellini Venus back from the museum when it is learned the statue

has to be authenticated for insurance purposes.

Hugh Griffith, as Audrey's father, is a delightful rogue of an art

forger and Charles Boyer and Eli Wallach just add to the fun. The

actual theft of the statue is quite ingenious, if a little too drawn out.

Still, here's two hours of pure enchantment. That Ferrari still looks

good nearly forty years later, and if Audrey was walking down Fifth

Avenue, dressed in Givenchy's stunning creations today, she'd

cause a riot. Check out that lace cocktail dress with the matching

lace mask at the bar of the Ritz in Paris! It doesn't get any chicer

than this.



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