To Catch a Thief

directed by Alfred Hitchcock
List(s):"Movie One"
Category: "Suspense"
Year of Release:1955
Date Added:12/31/2014
Date Watched:06/03/2016
Description:There's a string of jewelry thefts in France and the police expect John Robie (Cary Grant), known as the Cat for his thefts before the war. During the war, he joined the French resistance and won his parole and decided to go straight. Now he has to clear his name. He teams up with an insurance man who gives him a list of people with expensive jewels. First on the list is Jessie Stevens and her daughter Frances (Grace Kelly) who is bored and looking for excitement. When Robie shows up, she latches onto him and at about the same time falls for him, learns he's the cat and becomes convinced that he's committing the crimes. Her mother convinces her otherwise, and she and the insurance man help John sneak into a society party and hide while watching for the read thief, who turns out to be the daughter of one of Robie's resistance acquaintances. John and Frances end up getting married.
My Rating:8

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Review - To Catch a Thief

There wasn't a great deal of suspense, but there was a lot of atmosphere. It was fun watching the scenery and watching Grant and Kelly be Grant and Kelly.
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