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Diamonds for Breakfast (1968)

M  -  Comedy  -  December 1968 (UK)
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Four thieves try to steal the Imperial Jewels of Russia.

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Grand Duke Nicholas Wladimirovitch Goduno
Rita Tushingham ...
Bridget Rafferty
Elaine Taylor ...
Victoria
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Honey
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Jeanne Silkingers
The Karlins ...
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Popov
Nora Nicholson ...
Anastasia Petrovna
Bryan Pringle ...
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Bill Fraser ...
Bookseller
David Horne ...
Duke of Windemere
Charles Lloyd Pack ...
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Anne Blake ...
Nashka
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Four thieves try to steal the Imperial Jewels of Russia.

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Brillantes para el desayuno  »

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amusing trifle
19 July 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It's been a long time since I've seen this film, but I watched it a couple of times back in the eighties and thought it was quite funny. Marcello Mastrioanni plays an aristocratic playboy who's descended from the Romanovs. He thinks the Russian Crown Jewels are rightfully his, so when they arrive in London for a museum display he decides to steal them. He recruits a posse of beautiful girls to help him pull of the heist, including his current girl friend Rita Tusingham. "Diamonds for Breakfast" is fairly typical of the kind of light-hearted comedy-caper film popular in the late 60s and capitalizes on the whole Swinging London mystique with its playboy hero and its bevy of young lovelies. It doesn't have a lot of depth but it's fun.


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