To Catch a Thief DVD|
The French Riviera… two luminous stars (Grace Kelly, Cary Grant)… and the Master of Suspense, Alfred Hitchcock, behind the camera. They all add up to one romantic, dazzling screen thriller. Grant plays John Robie, a retired jewel thief once known as 'The Cat', who catches the eye of Frances Stevens (Kelly), a pampered, vacationing heiress. But when a new rash of gem thefts occurs amongst the luxury hotels of the spectacular French playground, it appears that 'The Cat' is on the prowl once again. Is Robie truly reformed? Or is he deviously using Frances to gain access to the tempting collection of fabulous jewellery belonging to her mother (Jessie Royce Landis)? Romantic sparks fly as the suspense builds in this glittering Hitchcock classic that nabbed an Oscar for Best Cinematography. Special Features: Commentary by Peter Bogdanovich and Laurent Bouzereau Featurettes: 1.) Writing and Casting To Catch A Thief 2.) The Making Of To Catch A Thief 3.) Alfred Hitchcock and To Catch A Thief: An Appreciation 4.) Edith Head- The Paramount Years Featurette Theatrical Trailerfrom£4.79 | RRP:
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Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 or region free DVD player in order to play A supposedly reformed cat burglar out to prove himself innocent of a recent crime spree tries to capture the thief who&39;s terrifying the French Riviera Cary Grant is devastatingly elegant as the reformed thief John Robie and charming enough to attract the attention of the lovely Frances Stevens (Grace Kelly) a wealthy and spoiled American traveling the Riviera with her widowed mother (Jessie Royce Landis) However things do not begin on a romantic note Robie is more interested in clearing his name than in pursuing the beautiful American but the two will not go their separate ways so easily Classic suspence and romance from director Alfred Hitchcock Actors Cary Grant Grace Kelly & Jessie Royce Landis Director Alfred Hitchcock Certificate Not Rated Year 1955 Screen Widescreen 1851 Anamorphic Languages French English - Dolby Digital (10) Mono Subtitles English Duration 1 hour and 46 minutes (approx)
Cary Grant and Grace Kelly star in this classic thriller directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Ex-cat burglar John Robie (Grant) finds himself forced to prove his innocence after a spate of burglaries on the French Riviera. Enlisting the help of insurance man H.H. Hughson (John Williams), Robie sets out to catch the real thief and clear his name. At the top of their list of suspects is Jessie Stevens (Jessie Royce Landis) who is in France looking to find a suitable husband for her daughter Frances (Kelly). However, just as he is getting close to uncovering the crook's identity, Robie's burgeoning relationship with Frances threatens to get in the way and derail his investigation.
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