Nicole's father, a legendary art collector, lends his prized Cellini Venus to a prestigious Paris museum. Unfortunately, the Venus was *not* sculpted by Cellini but by Nicole's grandfather. (Her father is a forger as well, but his specialty is paintings.) Before tests can be done which would prove the Venus a fake, Nicole enlists the services of "society burglar" Simon Demott to steal the million dollar statue.Written by
Davis Leland's private jet is a Dassault-Breguet Mystère 20 (later designated "Falcon 20"), registration F-WLKB, and happens to have been the first of over 500 built. See more »
Dermott makes a point early in the film to have Nicole wipe his fingerprints off the frame of her father's forged Van Gogh which he's handled without gloves. But later he bare-handedly substitutes a wine bottle for the statuette he's just purloined. The Head Guard later has a minion remove that piece of evidence likewise barehanded. See more »
[about the Cellini Venus]
Oh! She's fine. She's wrapped up in one of my old shirts, just as snug as could be. I rocked her to sleep in my arms last night. It's the first time I ever did that with a grandmother.
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