Bernice "Bernie" Rhodenbarr is a burglar by trade, and she runs a bookstore as well. Her friend Carl Hefler is a dog groomer. After a successful burglary, it's discovered that a dead body was in the house she burgled. As she's the only one who can be placed at the scene of the crime, she has to use her criminal skills to clear her name of the murder AND avoid getting charged with the burglary. Written by
A first rate comedy about a second story woman.
Did You Know?
was originally offered the role of Bernie (before the character was changed to a woman in the screenplay). See more
In the scene when She enters the apartment three cigarette tab ends can be seen in the ash tray yet after she breaks out the closet and surveys the room only two are shown. See more
Cause I'm a black man in a white man's world...
Uhh, Mr. Hefler, you're caucasian...
Beautiful! Hold THAT against me too!
Time Out for the Burglar
Performed by The Jacksons
Produced by Bernard Edwards
and The Jacksons
Written by Jackie Jackson
, Randy Jackson
, Pamela Phillips Oland
and The Distance
Courtesy of Epic Records See more