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    To Catch a Thief (Paramount, 1955). Half Sheet (22" X 28") Style A. John Robie (Cary Grant) is a reformed jewel thief, content to spend the remainder of his days relaxing on the French Riviera. But when a copycat cat burglar starts a crime spree, suspicion naturally falls on Robie, who is determined to ferret out the real crook, and becomes involved with rich-but-bored socialite Frances Stevens (Grace Kelly) along the way. Directed by the master of suspense, Alfred Hitchcock, this was the film that lured Grant out of his announced retirement. Offered here is a very attractive and desirable half sheet for this exquisite film. It had a tear below the word "screenplay" in the lower left, a tear in the bottom border, and creasing in both the upper and lower right corners. Professional restoration has addressed these issues nicely, and as a result, these minor flaws have been rendered virtually invisible. Folded, Fine/Very Fine on Linen.

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