Several criminals use safe deposit boxes in a German bank to store large amounts of illicit cash. An employee of the bank learns who they are by means of a prostitute they all patronize, and devises a clever plan with her to steal the money. Now the criminals can't go to the police, but they can try to steal the money back... Written by
They're taking on the mob, organized crime, the syndicate and the world smuggling ring...but...
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Did You Know?
was a late arrival, delayed by a previous commitment in Vancouver, Canada, where he had completed a Robert Altman
film with Julie Christie
. Beatty came to Hamburg from London, and the first order of business was the shearing of the beard he had grown for his role in this movie, McCabe & Mrs. Miller
(1971). Beatty also lost a mustache to the razor and he needed a new and shorter hairstyling. Ironically, both Christie and Beatty's co-star in $
(1971), Goldie Hawn
, would all three later star in Shampoo
(1975), a film related to hair and hairstyling. See more
In a televised interview, Mr. Kessel speaks of Joe's carrying "the gold bars" to safety, when in fact there was only one bar. See more
[in an irritable voice as he disgustedly watches the Candy Man lean back and forth and crane his neck in various directions and climb around to look on different sides of the closet walls and tap the panelling with his knuckles
What're ya BUILDIN'?
The title (that is, the original title "$") appears only in the form of a giant character, as would be used in a sign, being transported by a crane while the other opening credits are displayed in the usual way. See more
When You're Smiling (The Whole World Smiles With You)
Written by Larry Shay
(uncredited), Mark Fisher
(uncredited) and Joe Goodwin
Sung by Roberta Flack
with The Don Elliott Voices
(uncredited) See more