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Penelope (1966) was a Comedy - Crime Film directed by Arthur Hiller and produced by Joe Pasternak.

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On Blu-ray: Natalie Wood in Penelope (1966)

By KC on Mar 18, 2020 From Classic Movies

I fell in love with Penelope (1966) when this candy-colored crime caper streamed on the dearly departed FilmStruck service. It’s got a stunning cast, led by the bright-eyed Natalie Wood and features a sprightly early soundtrack by John Williams, adorably credited as “Johnny Williams.R... Read full article


By Dawn on Jul 6, 2012 From Noir and Chick Flicks

Penelope(1966). Comedy directed by Arthur Hiller. Cast: Natalie Wood, Ian Bannen, Peter Falk, Jonathan Winters and Dick Shawn. The story begins when Penelope, lonely and wanting to get her banker husband James, attention. Dresses herself up as a sweet old lady and holds up her husband's bank for $... Read full article

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There seems to be a scene cut from the movie, perhaps a fantasy sequence. Some lobby cards show Natalie Wood and her husband in the film in their beds. The husband looks bored and uninterested in Natalie. In others from the same scene he reads a newspaper or has a boardroom meeting while Natalie sits in bed looking gorgeous.
Dirk Bogarde turned down the role ultimately played by Ian Bannen.
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