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Les plus belles escroqueries du monde (1964)

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

Complete credited cast:
Mie Hama ... Geisha (segment "Les Cinq Bienfaiteurs de Fumiko") (as Mié Hama)
Ken Mitsuda Ken Mitsuda ... Composer (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")
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Charles Denner ... Counterfeiter (segment "Le Grand Escroq") (scenes deleted)
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Storyline

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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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)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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