- 1 hr 59 min
This motion picture is a delightful comedy adventure about a small time con man who is recruited by world class jewel thieves, so they can steal a jeweled dagger from the Topkapi Museum in Istambul. Every step of the preparation and training of the participants in the robbery is seen. The thieves know that they are about to rob the best guarded museum in the world. They have prepared for almost every contingency, including the number of guards and the pressure sensitive alarm on the floor of the museum. Because Peter Ustinov in in this movie, it is extremely funny.