HOW TO STEAL A MILLION (Theatrical Release USA 1966)

Ben Meyers’ rating— 4.2|5.0 Starsìììì

How to Steal a Million
—cute and fun—follows through with some great interaction between Peter O’Toole, Audrey Hepburn, a young Eli Wallach, and Hugh Griffith to provide a simple, straightforward story with easy comedy built in.

Film Poster Courtesy of Wikipedia


Nicole’s (Audrey Hepburn) father, Charles Bonnet (Hugh Griffith) forges famous artistic works and passes them off as genuine. Nicole is afraid her father will get caught and the story is on as the family’s forged statuette, Venus by Cellini, is about to be investigated by museum insurance personnel.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director William Wyler for his directing efforts. Thank you to Producer Fred Kohlmar for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Simon Dermott (Peter O-Toole), David Leland (Eli Wallach), DeSolnay (Charles Boyer), Grammont (Fernand Gravey), Senor Paravideo (Marcel Dalio), Chief Guard (Jacques Marin), Guard (Moustache), and Auctioneer (Roger Tréville).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Yes. It is a particular treat to see Peter O’Toole in some of his earlier films.

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