A small time diamond merchant jumps at the chance to supervise the purchase and cutting of a large first class diamond. But when the diamond is stolen from him, he is blackmailed into pulling off a major heist at the Diamond Exchange, located at 11 Harrowhouse.
Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>
"I owed him $1,000,000. I figured I could clear it up if I did my own laundry and didn't eat again until I was 417 years old" or COMMIT THE MOST DARING ROBBERY EVER IMAGINED.
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had a reputation of having a drinking problem, so Charles Grodin
requested a meeting before they began working on this movie. Candice Bergen
and Director Aram Avakian
, who had already began working on this movie, also joined them. Howard had been left to wait on his own in a cocktail bar, and when the others arrived they thought he was making a joke when he appeared to be intoxicated. Unfortunately, he wasn't. However, after this incident, Howard kept his word and never drank during filming days. See more
When Maren (Candace Bergen) and Howard (Charles Grodin) take the diamonds to Massey's (Trevor Howard) house after the theft, they zoom around the parking area outside the house while a couple of Massey's goons hang on the sides of the truck. The parking area is gravel, yet the truck tires squeal as if they were on a paved surface. See more
Howard R. Chesser
Slow down! You're reckless!
I'm not reckless, I'm skillful.
Music by Johann Sebastian Bach
Arranged by Michael J. Lewis See more