This entry was posted on October 9, 2012 at 9:44 am and is filed under FILM with tags Akim Tamiroff, Jules Dassin, Topkapi. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed.
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A marvelously silly caper movie, with a climactic museum theft scene that has yet to be topped.
And he bloody well deserves one!
Eric Ambler wrote a sequel to the book this was based on, if you want the further adventures of Ustinov’s character.
It’s maybe my favourite caper movie, though Rififi takes some beating too.
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