Some rather racy promotionals were sent out: There were also plenty of pictures of Ann-Margret in her cocktail waitress outfit used for publicity, as well as pics of her nude underneath a fur coat, which has nothing to do with the film at all: Meanwhile, publicity pictures of Jack Palance or Van Heflin are vanishingly rare. Il est aussi possible de jouer avec la grille de 25 cases. Once a Thief was based on Marko's novel Scratch a Thief; this was his first screenplay. Alain Delon and Ann-Margret are great!!! Weiler of thought that the film was not as good as similar genre pictures, but praised its dialogue for its accuracy in portraying the gangster's speak. This original one sheet poster is folded and in fine condition, with only a few pinholes but no fold separations. The movie was also made into a 1997. And, true to form, the publicity for the film promoted the hell out of the sexy times while kind of forgetting about, well, the plot.
Eddie nonetheless loses his job due to the arrest. Running time 102 minutes Country United States France Language English Italian Box office 749,282 admissions France Once a Thief is a 1965 crime film directed by and starring , , and. She Blogged By Night by Stacia Kissick Jones is licensed under a. Renseignements de description de votre projet. The acting was great by all. Eddie nonetheless loses his job due to the arrest. It was written by Zekial Marko, based on his novel Scratch A Thief.
He promptly has Eddie unjustly arrested again for another theft, but is forced to drop the charges and turn him loose. Content may be used for research purposes provided full credit is given via footnotes, bibliography, etc. Les marques citées sur cette page sont la propriété de leurs titulaires. Cast The story was based on the personal experiences of screenwriter Zekial Marko; he had written the novel The Big Grab which was adapted into , a big hit for Delon. Eddie alone has the truck with the heist's haul, so Sargatanas decides to abduct Kristine and keep her until he gets his hands on the merchandise. Adapted from a novel by Zekial Marko, director Nelson suffuses the atmosphere with mid-60's jive beginning with a crazy-cool drum solo.
The movie was known in France as Les Tueurs de San Francisco. I had the pleasure of watching its construction, and of viewing first hand several of the indoor and outdoor scene set-ups and from a distance a little of the shooting of the robbery sequence. It was written by , based on his novel. Jean Gabin in Any Number Can Win 1963 Speaking of critics, fans of vintage New York Times reviews that involve a lot of pearlclutching over crime being portrayed on screen might enjoy. Ex-convict Eddie Pedak Delon tries to lead a normal life in San Francisco with a loyal wife Ann-Margret , a daughter and a steady job. Il s'agit en 3 minutes de trouver le plus grand nombre de mots possibles de trois lettres et plus dans une grille de 16 lettres. Ex-criminal Eddie Pedak , tries to lead a normal life with a steady job and a family.
And every bit as weird a dude as the character he portrays in the film. Both films were directed by. Mac and Li Ann were taken in by the Tang Godfather and have formed a close friendship with his son Michael. Delon, meanwhile, who was probably hired for the same sexy reasons as Ann-Margret, gets more attention from the director during his performance, as well as post-production help in the form of dubbing and a couple of obvious retakes. The cop, Mike Vido, remains bitter over being shot by Eddie during a robbery.
Any film noir completist is going to want to see this, and any time is a good time for a Ralph Nelson movie. Cast: , , , , , , , Director: Genres: Crime drama Production Co: Metro Goldwyn Mayer Keywords: , , , , , , , , ,. We really do agree about several things, including John Davis Chandler who made us wonder whether David Lynch ever saw this movie and that fascinating portrayal by the author. His wife Kristine must take what work she can get at a dingy nightclub. The little girl's acting was very powerful. Walter has a pair of accomplices, Sargatanas and Shoenstein. Still, this film has a lot going for it, not least of which is the soundtrack, the stark realism, and most of the performances.
The vault that Delon and his cohorts crack was a prop built in the company office. Delon was probably the most successful French import to the American screen since Yves Montand. Vido investigates and becomes convinced that Eddie was framed for the original job that left the cop wounded. Eddie alone has the truck with the heist's haul, so Sargatanas decides to abduct Kristine and keep her until he gets his hands on the merchandise. Much to his chagrin, he also has a police detective Heflin and brother Palance complicating his life. Alain Delon and Ralph Nelson during filming of Once a Thief. Some pals and I just watched this the other night.
Whatever else, the mere presence of Heflin elevates the film. You can help Wikipedia by. When he arrives to help Eddie in a showdown with the other thieves, Eddie ends up dead trying to protect him. The print looks very good and the sound on this particular release is exceptional. Alain Delon and Ann Margret! Marko had a small role in the film and spent time in jail on criminal charges during the shoot.