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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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Awards:
1 nomination See more »
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(30 articles)
The shock and awe of Peter O'Toole | @guardianletters
 (From The Guardian - Film News. 17 December 2013, 4:05 PM, PST)

R.I.P. Peter O'Toole (1932 - 2013)
 (From Flickeringmyth. 16 December 2013, 2:54 PM, PST)

Peter O'Toole obituary
 (From The Guardian - Film News. 16 December 2013, 7:57 AM, PST)

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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)
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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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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:
After Nicole (played by Audrey Hepburn) dresses up as a cleaning lady, Simon Dermott says "That does it. For one thing, it gives Givenchy a night off." Hubert de Givenchy was Audrey Hepburn's costume designer.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:
Nicole Bonnet:Papa, I caught a burglar!
Charles Bonnet:Of course you did!
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Movie Connections:
Featured in Star Wars: Music by John Williams (1980) (TV)See more »
Soundtrack:
Two LoversSee more »

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34 out of 39 people found the following review useful.
Charm to burn., 17 October 2001
Author: jckruize from North Hemis

Leave aside for the moment the two leads, Audrey Hepburn and Peter O'Toole, both at the very pinnacle of their star power and attractiveness. Leave aside, too, the brilliant support of two comedy masters, Eli Wallach and Hugh Griffith. And the sheen of William Wyler's direction, honed to perfection over a long, award-winning career. And the sparkling dialogue of old-pro scenarist Harry Kurnitz. And the beautiful location photography in that most beautiful of cities, Paris. And John Williams' sprightly score, and the rich production design, and the exquisite costumes, and every other perfectly-executed facet of this gleaming gem of a film. And concentrate on one single moment: in the museum, in the cupboard under the stairs, when Audrey Hepburn's character realizes that Peter O'Toole is going through everything he's going through, including breaking the law even though he's a policeman, simply because he's fallen in love with her. The expression on Hepburn's face is one of those truly sublime moments that make movies what they can be: bigger than life, more real, more joyous, more true. And for that alone we can be grateful that this movie is available for us and our posterity to enjoy.

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