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    To Catch a Thief (Paramount, 1955). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    One of director Alfred Hitchcock's most sumptuous films - it won an Oscar for Best Color Cinematography - this was the picture that lured Grant out of the retirement he had announced two years earlier. Former jewel thief John Robie (Grant) thinks he's left his larcenous lifestyle behind him in favor of retirement on the French Riviera. However, when an up-and-coming burglar begins a new crime wave, copying Robie's distinctive style, the spotlight of suspicion falls on him, forcing Robie to get back in action to find the thief and clear his name. Swept up by the appeal of Grant's mystique and a bit of danger, wealthy heiress Frances Stevens (Grace Kelly) aids him in his mission. With its hint of romance and suspense, it's no wonder this one sheet is always popular at auction! Very Fine on Linen.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2013
    16th-17th Saturday-Sunday
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