To Catch a Thief (1955) was a Crime - Mystery Film directed by Alfred Hitchcock and produced by Alfred Hitchcock.
The film was based on the novel of the same name written by David Dodge published in 1952.
Academy Awards 1955 --- Ceremony Number 28 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Art Direction||Art Direction: Hal Pereira, Joseph McMillan Johnson; Set Decoration: Sam Comer, Arthur Krams||Nominated|
|Best Cinematography||Robert Burks||Won|
|Best Costume Design||Edith Head||Nominated|
Fun in the Sun: Excitement on the French Riviera in Alfred Hitchcock's "To Catch a Thief" (1955)By The Lady Eve on May 17, 2022 From Lady Eve's Reel Life
Romance, adventure and intrigue, plus dashing Cary Grant and delectable Grace Kelly. All of this along with a tour of the French Riviera courtesy of Alfred Hitchcock. Who could resist such high style fun in the sun - and moonlight?What rapidly turns into an adventure begins with a mundane shot of a ... Read full article
Grace Kelly tries to expose Cary Grant in Alfred Hitchcock’s “To Catch a Thief”By Stephen Reginald on Sep 18, 2020 From Classic Movie Man
Grace Kelly tries to expose Cary Grant in Alfred Hitchcock’s “To Catch a Thief” To Catch a Thief (1955) is a romantic thriller directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Cary Grant and Grace Kelly. John Michael Hayes wrote the screenplay and the cinematography was by long-time ... Read full article
Blu-ray Review: To Catch a Thief (Paramount Presents Series)By Devon Powell on May 2, 2020 From Hitchcock Master
Distributor: Paramount Pictures Release Date: April 21, 2020 Region: Region A Length: 01:46:31 Video: 1080P (MPEG-4, AVC) Main Audio: 5.1 English Dolby TrueHD Alternate Audio: 2.0 Mono Spanish (Castilian) Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono Spanish (Latin) Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono French: Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono It... Read full article
COMEDY GOLD #18: The picnic from To Catch a Thief (1955)By Carol Martinheira on Aug 16, 2019 From The Old Hollywood Garden
COMEDY GOLD #18: The picnic from To Catch a Thief (1955) On August 16, 2019August 16, 2019 By CarolIn Uncategorized To Catch a Thief (1955, dir. Alfred Hitchcock) boasts not only two of the most beautiful people who have ever lived as its leads, but also some of the mo... Read full article
Review: To Catch a Thief (1955)By 4 Star Film Fan on Apr 18, 2018 From 4 Star Films
There’s little doubt that To Catch a Thief is Hitchcock at his breeziest and with the once-in-a-lifetime pairing of Cary Grant and Grace Kelly the picture could coast on?looks and charm?alone. Not simply based on?the attributes of?its stars either but the extensive on location shooting boastin... Read full article
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Jessie Stevens: Your nerves and your mother!
John Robie: May I ask you a personal question?
Frances Stevens: I've been hoping you would.
Frances Stevens: So this is where you live? Oh, Mother will love it up here!
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The movie was filmed in the summer of 1954 but its release was delayed because the producers felt the age difference between Cary Grant and Grace Kelly was too great for their romance to be believable. Ironically, when released in 1955 the film immediately became one of the biggest hits of the decade.
John Robie mentions that as a youth he was in a trapeze group that traveled around Europe. In real life, Cary Grant was in an acrobatic troupe that toured around Europe (and eventually came to America) when he was young.
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