Favorite things about… How to Steal a Million (1966)

The favorite film: How to Steal a Million, directed by William Wyler The synopsis: Monsieur Bonnet has a legendary art collection. He sells select works for great prices at auction, and lends others to museums for special exhibits. His father was also in the art business. But the Bonnets have a secret: they’re forgers, not collectors! When a Venus statue, supposedly sculpted by Cellini but … Continue reading Favorite things about… How to Steal a Million (1966)

Larceny, Inc. (1942)

J. Chalmers Maxwell (Edward G. Robinson) — known as “Pressure” by his buddies in the underworld — has big plans for his new life after being released from prison. Another prisoner, Leo Dexter (Anthony Quinn), has proposed that they work together on a bank heist. Instead, Pressure wants to go straight and build an upstanding life with his adopted daughter, Denny (Jane Wyman). Pressure’s plans … Continue reading Larceny, Inc. (1942)