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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 »
Genre:
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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Awards:
1 nomination See more »
NewsDesk:
(36 articles)
Egot Winner Eli Wallach Dies at 98
 (From Cinema Blend. 25 June 2014, 9:47 AM, PDT)

Eli Wallach, 'The Good, the Bad & the Ugly' Star, Dead at 98
 (From Rolling Stone. 25 June 2014, 7:40 AM, PDT)

In memoriam: Eli Wallach
 (From Den of Geek. 25 June 2014, 12:20 AM, PDT)

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Audrey in couture See more (83 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 (music) (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 by (as Alberto de Rossi)
Grazia De Rossi .... hairdresser (as Grazia de Rossi)
Freddie Williamson .... makeup by (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)
Certification:
Australia:G | Canada:PG (video rating) | Finland:S | France:U | Hong Kong:I | Singapore:PG | Sweden:Btl | UK:U | USA:Approved (certificate #21174) | West Germany:12 (nf)
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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:
Plot holes: The guards would have immediately searched the cleaning women and their buckets, finding the Cellini Venus.See more »
Quotes:
Simon Dermott:[after telling Nicole he won't help her] Oh don't you dare cry!
Nicole Bonnet:I"m not I've got something in my eye!
Simon Dermott:There's nothing wrong with your eye. You're crying to try and soften me up.
Nicole Bonnet:It's not true!
Simon Dermott:It won't work. I'm too tough!
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Movie Connections:
Featured in Star Wars: Music by John Williams (1980) (TV)See more »
Soundtrack:
La MarseillaiseSee more »

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Bonnet house location?
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48 out of 53 people found the following review useful.
Audrey in couture, 13 April 2005
Author: jotix100 from New York

William Wyler was at the end of his distinguished career when he undertook this project. The film with a screen play by Harry Kurnitz is a film that doesn't break any new grounds, but it's a favorite of a lot of fans, no doubt because of the luminous presence of Audrey Hepburn, a star of such charisma and elegance, unmatched by her peers.

Audrey Hepburn is seen in the film through the loving eyes of Mr. Wyler, a director who had worked with the star before. In fact, it was Mr. Wyler who was instrumental in directing Ms. Hepburn in "Roman Holiday", her big break in the American cinema. Audrey Hepburn is seen in the film at her best thanks to Givenchy, a designer that loved her, and whose clothes adorn the star and give the film a touch of chic.

Peter O'Toole makes an interesting partner for Ms. Hepburn. As Simon Dermott, Mr. O'Toole is the perfect match for his co-star. Both actors are seen at their most charismatic selves. They seem to be having the time of their lives working for Mr. Wyler and living it up in Paris!

The supporting cast is excellent. Hugh Griffith, Charles Boyer, Eli Wallach, Fernand Gravey and Marcel Dalio, and the rest grace the film with their distinguished presence and contribute to the general fun generated by this gentle caper.

Thanks to Mr. Wyler and its stars "How to Steal a Million" is a pleasure to watch.

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