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It Takes a Thief

It Takes a Thief(1961)

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Brief Synopsis

Billie and Kristy lead a gang of armed robbers who steal from banks, armoured cars, and the like. When Billie's lover, Jim, gets caught by the police after stashing a large amount of money, they wait for him to get out of jail. He does and has to deal with both the police and his ex-gang as they both need him to get what they want. Things become more complicated when Kristy kidnaps Jim's son and threatens to kill him if Jim doesn't come up with the buried loot.

Cast & Crew

John Gilling Director
Jayne Mansfield Billy Lacross
Anthony Quayle Jim Maxton
Carl Mohner Kristy
Robert Brown Bob Crowther
Dermot Walsh Inspector Willis
Edward Judd Detective Sergeant Gittens
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MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1961 Production Date:  none available
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Valiant Films
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Alexandra Productions, Alliance Productions
Duration(mins):  92 Country:  United Kingdom
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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