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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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

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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


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Quotes from

Frances Stevens: What do you say?
John Robie: My only comment would be highly censorable.


Jessie Stevens: [referring to John] Handsome. I wouldn't mind buying *that* for you.


Frances Stevens: I have a feeling that tonight you're going to see one of the Riviera's most fascinating sights.
[pause]
Frances Stevens: I was talking about the fireworks!
John Robie: I never doubted it.
Frances Stevens: The way you looked at my necklace, I didn't know...


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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.
There is a second reference to 'Alfred Hitchchock (I)''s dislike of eggs. A raw egg is thrown hitting the glass and splattering in the restaurant at the beginning when the kitchen staff believe Cary Grant is responsible for the recent thefts. He is also offered a saucer of milk referring to "cats".
Francie (Grace Kelly)'s car is a Sunbeam-Talbot Alpine Sports Mk I roadster.
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