Cary grant starred in four alfred hitchcock films: notorious, suspicion, to catch a thief, and north by northwest here is a look at how all four of the characters he playes are related film. Grace kelly and cary grant in to catch a thief photograph: allstar/paramount pictures hitchcock's superbly insouciant crime caper from 1955 must surely be one of the last movies in which the. Way back in 2004, paramount optioned a remake of to catch a thief, hitchcock's 1955 film starring cary grant and a luminous grace kelly that centers on a former thief who has to clear his. Directed by alfred hitchcock with cary grant, grace kelly, jessie royce landis, john williams when a reformed jewel thief is suspected of returning to his former occupation, he must ferret out the real thief in order to prove his innocence. If you've owned a copy of to catch a thief in any format over the years i can tell you right now that you might want to donate them to your local library or just throw them out paramount's superb blu-ray restoration of this hitchcock classic is what all others will be measured against in years to come.
To catch a thief: the definitive location guide to alfred hitchcock's classic film 2009/08/09 by lestuff in films , to catch a thief tags: alfred hitchcock , brigitte auber , grace kelly , john robie , john robie's villa , to catch a thief , to catch a thief set locations 14 comments. To catch a thief movies, comedy 3 out of 5 stars 0 with a côte d'azur romance that hinges on kelly's testing of retired high-line thief grant, to find whether 'the cat' has indeed been. Occasionally written off as a lesser alfred hitchcock film (did we really need that third-act fashion show), to catch a thief is actually as enjoyable and engaging now as it was 40 years ago. To catch a thief is all about beautiful people, beautiful scenery, a great love story, and some light suspense it's hitchcock champagne, as one of these books says, and you know it's going to be that way the moment the film starts with those travel posters showing an idyllic france.
The panoramic allure of to catch a thief—its blatant reveling in the beauty of lush settings and glamorous movie stars—has often led critics to downgrade its place in alfred hitchcock's oeuvre indeed, the director himself encouraged a view of it as little more than a frothy diversion: a. 3 new featurettes: writing and casting, the making of to catch a thief, alfred hitchcock and to catch a thief edith head: the paramount years featurette. Alfred hitchcock and to catch a thief: an appreciation (7:32) - 2002 - pat hitchcock and mary stone speak a little about the director's personal side, including some home movie footage stone mentions that she took a class on hitchcock's films in, i believe, the 1970s and she was assigned to write a paper on his favourite movie.
This film seems to be generally under-rated by a lot of hitchcock fans, possibly because it's pretty light stuff compared to many of his other films alfred hitchcock - to catch a thief. To catch a thief never comes to mind when i consider my favorite of alfred hitchcock's films - and there are many but in watching thief i am reminded it is responsible for my longest, active, recurring fantasy resulting from the movies - being in the french riviera with cary grant. In to catch a thief alfred hitchcock casts him as a retired cat burglar and the role is perfect we first see him in his villa in the hills above the french riviera.
Find trailers, reviews, synopsis, awards and cast information for to catch a thief (1955) - alfred hitchcock on allmovie - a jewel thief is at large on the riviera, and all&hellip. Hitchcock's cameo in to catch a thief occurs about 10 minutes into the film as robie (cary grant) makes his getaway on the bus, he first turns to the lady with the birdcage (adele st mauer) on his right before turning to glance at the familiar face sat to his left selection of film frames: alfred. Directed by alfred hitchcock starring cary grant, grace kelly the french riviera is the setting for alfred hitchcock's to catch a thief (1955) this movie is. To catch a thief is one of alfred hitchcock's more deceptively simple films the wonderfully entertaining and attractive film feels so light and breezy, it's easy to. Aflred hitchcock on the set of alfred hitchcock presents, 1950s cary grant and grace kelly help alfred hitchcock celebrate his birthday on the set of to catch a thief , 1955 alfred hitchcock and cary grant on the set of north by northwest , 1959.
So sit back and watch the incredible cinema style of alfred hitchcock's to catch a thief stunning at the beach in sunny yellow while cary lounges nearby. It takes a thief to catch a thief that's the old saying, anyhow and that's the thesis alfred hitchcock is exhibiting in his new mystery-thriller-romance at the paramount with cary grant playing. It takes a thief to catch a thief that's the old saying, anyhow and that's the thesis alfred hitchcock is exhibiting in his new mystery-thriller-romance at the paramount.
It looks like there's yet another remake in our future, this time in the form of alfred hitchcock's to catch a thiefscreenwriter josh stolberg (piranha 3d, sorority row), recently revealed that he, along with bobby florsheim, turned in a script to paramount studios for the remake and that casting is already underway. Like james stewart, cary grant made four films with alfred hitchcock (suspicion, notorious, to catch a thief (1955), and north by northwest) he was also offered the male lead in the birds (1963), although he refused it. The first out of five movies that alfred hitchcock made with vistavision and his third and final collaboration with the magnificent grace kelly, to catch a thief is the master's welcome and precious break from the phenomenal but somber thrillers that marked his career during the fifties set in.
In alfred hitchcock's to catch a thief (1955), cary grant played a retired jewel thief who tries to uncover the identity of a new burglar impersonating his stealthy ways. Alfred hitchcok and to catch a thief: an appreciation (2002) 1/2 (out of 4) of the four featurettes on the to catch a thief disc this one here might be the most entertaining even if it has very little to do with the actual film hitchcock's daughter pat, granddaughter mary stone and sylvette baudrot are interviewed about what the director. Reddit gives you the best of the internet in one place get a constantly updating feed of breaking news, fun stories, pics, memes, and videos just for you passionate about something niche. To catch a thief is not alfred hitchcock's best thriller but his best romance with the grace and lushness of old hollywood.