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The World's Most Beautiful Swindlers (1964)

Les plus belles escroqueries du monde (original title)
Four swindle stories, taking place successively in Tokyo - Japan (Les cinq bienfaiteurs de Fumiko), Amsterdam - The Netherlands (La riviere de diamants), Italie (La feuille de route), and Paris - France (L'homme qui vendit la tour Eiffel).

Writers:

Gérard Brach (segment), Claude Chabrol (segment) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mie Hama ... Geisha (segment "Les Cinq Bienfaiteurs de Fumiko") (as Mié Hama)
Ken Mitsuda Ken Mitsuda ... Composer (segment "Les Cinq Bienfaiteurs de Fumiko"
Yatsuko Tan'ami Yatsuko Tan'ami ... Detective (segment "Les Cinq Bienfaiteurs de Fumiko")
Nicole Karen Nicole Karen ... Swindler (segment "La Rivière de Diamants")
Gabriella Giorgelli ... (segment "La Feuille de Route")
Jan Teulings Jan Teulings ... Dutch man
Arnold Gelderman Arnold Gelderman ... Jeweller (segment "La Rivière de Diamants")
Guido Giuseppone Guido Giuseppone ... (segment "La Feuille de Route")
Giuseppe Mannajuolo Giuseppe Mannajuolo ... (segment "La Feuille de Route") (as Beppe Mannaiuolo)
Jean-Pierre Cassel ... Alain des Arcys .... (segment "L'homme qui vendit la Tour Eiffel")
Catherine Deneuve ... Swindler (segment "L'homme qui vendit la Tour Eiffel")
Francis Blanche ... L'Allemand
Sacha Briquet Sacha Briquet ... (segment "L'homme qui vendit la Tour Eiffel")
Jean-Louis Maury Jean-Louis Maury ... (segment "L'homme qui vendit la Tour Eiffel")
Philomène Toulouse Philomène Toulouse ... (segment "L'homme qui vendit la Tour Eiffel")
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Four swindle stories, taking place successively in Tokyo - Japan (Les cinq bienfaiteurs de Fumiko), Amsterdam - The Netherlands (La riviere de diamants), Italie (La feuille de route), and Paris - France (L'homme qui vendit la tour Eiffel).

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Comedy | Crime

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Trivia

Roman Polanski's "Amsterdam" segment was removed, according to a title card in the film between the first and second segments, at the request of the director. It has not been restored, although clips appear in the trailer. See more »

Alternate Versions

The Godard episode "Le grand escroc" (25 minutes) was deleted by the distributors in the initial release. See more »

Connections

Featured in From the Journals of Jean Seberg (1995) See more »

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L'escroc
Written and performed by Serge Gainsbourg
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Country:

France | Italy | Japan | Netherlands

Language:

French | Dutch

Release Date:

12 September 1967 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Beautiful Swindlers See more »

Filming Locations:

Netherlands See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (uncut) | (2K restored) | (DVD release)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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