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The adventures of suave cat burglar Alexander Mundy, who plies his trade for the U.S. Government.

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Roland Kibbee
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3   2   1  
1970   1969   1968  
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Robert Wagner ...  Alexander Mundy / ... 66 episodes, 1968-1970
Malachi Throne ...  Noah Bain 42 episodes, 1968-1969
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Storyline

Alexander Mundy - smooth, suave, sophisticated - is the world's greatest cat burglar. Finally arrested after years of pilfering, he strikes a deal with American agent Noah Bain: a full pardon if Mundy agrees to use his skills to steal for the SIA, an American espionage agency. Technically under house arrest, Mundy travels all over the world performing daring acts of thievery in the name of Uncle Sam. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@soltec.net>

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Adventure | Crime | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 January 1968 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Once a Crook See more »

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Universal Television See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(65 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)
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Trivia

Al Mundys apt was in the Watergate complex famed for Nixon break in in 1972 See more »

Goofs

Several episodes in season 1 use stock footage of the undercarriage of an aircraft landing. This aircraft has 4 sets of landing gear. No commercial aircraft uses this configuration. The only aircraft to use this configuration is the USAF B-52 bomber. See more »

Quotes

Noah Bain: Oh, uh, look, Al, I'm not asking you to spy. I'm just asking you to steal.
Alexander Mundy: Let me get this straight: you *want* me to steal?
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Version of It Takes a Thief See more »

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3 January 2007 | by bokladySee all my reviews

I want to know when this is going to come out on DVD. Does anyone have an idea. I enjoyed this series very much and always caught all the reruns. My favorite episodes were the ones with Alexander's father, played by Fred Astair. The episode with the balloons was especially good. Is there anyway to vote on this series being brought out on DVD format for us to purchase. I also have a couple of other Robert Wagner movies that I would like to see come out on DVD. One of them was with Audry Hepburn and I think it was made for television. The name was "Don't just stand there". The other movie was a remake of "Indiscreet", I would also like to have that on DVD.


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