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How to Steal a Million -- A woman must steal a statue from a Paris museum to help conceal her father's art forgeries.
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How to Steal a Million -- Trailer for this romantic caper
How to Steal a Million -- Teaser trailer for this hilarious lesson in love and larceny

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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 »
User Reviews:
Charm to burn. See more (86 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)
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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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Nicole's car is a Autobianchi Bianchina Special Cabriolet (basically an upmarket Fiat 'Sport' 500). Dermott's car is an E-type Jaguar.See more »
Goofs:
Plot holes: McDermott (O'Toole) makes a point early-on in the film to have Nichole (Hepburn) wipe his fingerprints off the frame of her father's forged Van Gogh which he's handle without gloves - reasonable enough. But, then later he bare-handedly substitutes a wine bottle for the statuette he's just purloined - that bottle now replete with his fingerprints. What 'compounds the felony' - pardon the pun, is that the Head Guard later has a minion remove that piece of evidence likewise barehanded -- Jack Webb must be twirling in his grave. In an otherwise fun-filled farce such as this it would be excusable if it weren't for Billy Wyler having gone out of his way to explicitly point out to the audience the whole thing about fingerprints in the first place.See more »
Quotes:
Insurance Clerk:By the way sir, would you like to be present at the technical examination?
Nicole Bonnet, Charles Bonnet:Tech-technical examination?
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Movie Connections:
Featured in Star Wars: Music by John Williams (1980) (TV)See more »
Soundtrack:
Two LoversSee more »

FAQ

Bonnet house location?
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41 out of 46 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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