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To Catch a Thief Overview:

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)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Art DirectionArt Direction: Hal Pereira, Joseph McMillan Johnson; Set Decoration: Sam Comer, Arthur KramsNominated
Best CinematographyRobert BurksWon
Best Costume DesignEdith HeadNominated
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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


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


Review: To Catch a Thief (1955) – draft

By 4 Star Film Fan on Apr 9, 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 the attributes of?its stars but the extensive on location shooting boasting Cannes shoreli... Read full article


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Quotes from

Frances Stevens: I'm in love with you.
John Robie: Now that's a ridiculous thing to say.


Frances Stevens: Mother, the book you're reading is upside down!


Frances Stevens: Even in this light, I can tell where your eyes are looking.
[fireworks]
Frances Stevens: Look, John. Hold them. Diamonds... The only thing in the world you can't resist. Then tell me you don't know what I'm talking about.
[fireworks]
Frances Stevens: Ever had a better offer in your whole life? One with everything?
[fireworks]
John Robie: I've never had a crazier one.
Frances Stevens: Just as long as you're satisfied!
[fireworks]
John Robie: You know as well as I do: this necklace is imitation.
Frances Stevens: Well, I'm not.


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In this film Jessie Royce Landis plays Cary Grant's potential mother-in-law. In North by Northwest, she would play his actual mother.
For the scene between Robie and the insurance agent, when they talk about the cook's sensitive hands, the German version of the movie differs completely from the original. In English, Robie notes she once strangled a German general without a sound, while in German, he says she once caught a lion escaped from a circus with her bare hands.
Francie (Grace Kelly)'s car is a Sunbeam-Talbot Alpine Sports Mk I roadster.
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