|Topkapi 1964 N/R, 120 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Drama / Comedy / Thriller
Director: Jules Dassin
Cast: Melina Mercouri, Peter Ustinov, Maximilian Schell, Robert Morley, Akim Tamiroff, Jess Hahn, Titos Vandis, Amy Dalby, Despo Diamantidou, Gilles Segal, Ege Emart, Senih Orkan, Ahmet Danyal Topatan, Joseph Dassin, Jules Dassin
Elizabeth Lipp (Melina Mercouri) and Walter Harper (Maximilian Schell), with help from inventor Cedric Page (Robert Morley) and tourist guide Arthur Simon Simpson (Peter Ustinov), plot to relieve the Topkapi Museum of its priceless dagger. When Arthur crosses the Greek-Turkish border, the Turkish police find arms in his car and suspect him of arms smuggling for terrorists and arrest him. Arthur is released after he agrees to act as a spy for them. Now, Arthur has the dilemma of saving himself or remaining loyal to Elizabeth and the plans for the robbery. Ustinov received his second Oscar as Best Supporting Actor.
|1. Topkapi (1964)|
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