Wednesday Movie Night: To Catch A Thief (Classic / Cult)
TO CATCH A THIEF
11:30 AM | 3:00 PM | 8:00 PM
John Robie (Cary Grant) is suspected of a new rash of gem thefts in the luxury hotels of the French Riviera, and he must set out to clear himself. Meeting pampered heiress Frances (Grace Kelly), he sees a chance to bait the mysterious thief with her mother’s (Jessie Royce Landis) fabulous jewels. His plan backfires, however, but Frances, who believes him guilty, proves her love by helping him escape.
Robert Burks won the 1956 Academy Award for Best Cinematography, while Hal Pereira, Joseph McMillan Johnson, Samuel M. Comer and Arthur Krams were nominated for Best Art Direction, and Edith Head was nominated for Best Costume Design. In 2002, American Film Institute included the film in AFI’s 100 Years…100 Passions (#46).
Genres: Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Release Date: August 5, 1955
Running Time: 1h 46min