|How to Steal a Million 1966 N/R, 127 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Romance
Director: William Wyler
Cast: Audrey Hepburn, Peter O'Toole, Eli Wallach, Hugh Griffith, Charles Boyer, Fernand Gravey, Marcel Dalio, Jacques Marin, Moustache, Roger Treville, Edward Malin, Bert Bertram, Reme Longa, Georg Stanford Brown, Louise Chevalier
Simon Dermott (Peter O'Toole) is hired by Nicole (Audrey Hepburn) to steal a fake statue that her father, Bonnet (Hugh Griffith) had inadvertently donated to a museum before it is discovered that he is an art forger. Nicole believes that Simon is a burglar, but he is really a detective, and, entranced by Nicole who is engaged to American art collector Davis Leland (Eli Wallach), he agrees. The statue is stolen, and Simon gives it to Davis with instructions to leave Nicole and take the statue home. Davis agrees, and Nicole and Simon now have each other.
|Love in the Afternoon 1957 N/R, 125 min.|
Director: Billy Wilder
Cast: Gary Cooper, Audrey Hepburn, Maurice Chevalier, Van Doude, John McGiver, Lise Bourdin, Paul Bonifas, Olga Valery, The Gypsies, Guy Delorme, Minerva Pious, Moustache, Bernard Musson, Filo
Monsieur X (John McGiver) hires Parisian private eye Claude Chavasse (Maurice Chevalier) to find out who his wife (Lise Bourdin) is having an affair with. Claude investigates and tells Monsieur X that his wife is having an affair with a mature American Frank Flannagan (Gary Cooper) whose love affairs are well-publicized. Monsieur X threatens to kill Frank, but Claude's daughter Ariane (Audrey Hepburn) overhears the conversation and warns Frank. When she meets Frank, she entertains him with made-up tales of her own life as a "worldly" woman with many love conquests. Later, they meet again, and Frank still does not know Ariane's true identity but is intrigued and falling in love with her. To solve his dilemma, Frank hires Claude–who just happens to be Ariane's doting father–to find out who she really is. Although Claude is less than pleased with their relationship, will he really be able to bring an end to their romance?
|Paris Blues 1961 N/R, 98 min.|
Genre: Drama / Musical
Director: Martin Ritt
Cast: Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Sidney Poitier, Louis Armstrong, Diahann Carroll, Serge Reggiani, Barbara Laage, Andre Luguet, Marie Versini, Moustache, Aaron Bridgers, Guy Pedersen, Helene Dieudonne, Niko, Dominique Zardi
American ex-patriots Ram Bowen (Paul Newman) and Eddie Cook (Sidney Poitier) are jazz musicians living in Paris after World War II. They meet American tourists Lillian (Joanne Woodward) and Connie (Diahann Carroll) and fall in love. Connie convinces Eddie to return to America with her and face his fears of racism. Ram, on the other hand, has last minute doubts about leaving Paris and tells Lillian at the train station that he will not be joining her in America. Backed by Duke Ellington's jazz score, the music includes "Take the A Train," "Sophisticated Lady," "Mood Indigo," "Paris Stairs," and "Nite." The film was nominated for an Oscar for Best Musical Score.
|The Silver Bears 1977 PG, 113 min.|
Genre: Drama / Comedy
Director: Ivan Passer
Cast: Michael Caine, Cybill Shepherd, Louis Jourdan, Stephane Audran, Tom Smothers, David Warner, Martin Balsam, Jay Leno, Charles Gray, Joss Ackland, Tony Mascia, Jeremy Clyde, Moustache, Mike Falco, Philip Mascellino
Filmed in Switzerland and Morocco, the story involves the efforts of "Doc" Fletcher (Michael Caine) who is sent by crime boss Joe Fiore (Martin Balsam) to buy a Swiss bank. The bank does not turn out to be what "Doc" expected, and Prince di Siracusa (Louis Jourdan) recommends that he invest in a silver mine. Now, he encounters assorted characters who will stop at nothing to strike it rich.
|1. How to Steal a Million (1966)|
2. Love in the Afternoon (1957)
3. Paris Blues (1961)
4. The Silver Bears (1977)
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