Alfred Hitchcock's To Catch a Thief debuted in Los Angeles on August 3, 1955. Valuable To Catch a Thief movie memorabilia includes one sheet and insert posters, movie stills, lobby card sets and French and Belgian movie posters.
Paramount Pictures' To Catch a Thief remains one of Alfred Hitchcock's more delightful films. Starring Cary Grant, Grace Kelly, Jessie Royce Landis and John Williams, To Catch a Thief follows retired jewel thief John Robie and his adventures on the French Riviera as he searches for a copycat criminal. Made for $2.5 million, To Catch a Thief made its American debut on August 3, 1955, earning three Academy Award nominations for Best Color Cinematography (won), Best Color Art Direction-Set Decoration and Best Color Costume Design.
Here are ten valuable To Catch a Thief movie posters and collectibles that are sure to excite Alfred Hitchcock fans and movie memorabilia collectors. "For what it's worth, I never stole from anybody who would go hungry." - Cary Grant as John Robie
To Catch a Thief One Sheet Movie Poster
A one sheet movie poster (27x41-inches) in fine+ condition sold at auction for $1,195. To Catch a Thief was beautifully filmed on the spectacular French Riviera.
To Catch a Thief one sheet poster $1,195
To Catch a Thief Insert Movie Poster
An insert movie poster in fine/very fine condition brought $567.63 at auction. Based on the novel by David Dodge, To Catch a Thief featured a playful screenplay by John Michael Hayes.
To Catch a Thief insert poster $567.63
To Catch a Thief Half Sheet Style B Movie Poster
A half sheet style B movie poster (22x28-inches) in fine/very fine condition sold at auction for $776.75. Look for Hitchcock's cameo about 10 minutes into the film where he is seen sitting next to Cary Grant's John Robie on a bus.
To Catch a Thief Lobby Card Set
A complete set of eight lobby cards (11x14-inches) in very fine- condition fetched a top bid of $956 at auction. Moviegoers in 1955 might have spied these cards on display in theater lobbies.
To Catch a Thief lobby set $956
To Catch a Thief Movie Still
An 8x10-inch color movie still picturing the four principals in the film in fine/very fine condition brought $15 at auction.
To Catch a Thief movie still picturing l-r: Grace Kelly, Cary Grant, Jessie Royce Landis, John Williams $15
To Catch a Thief German A2 Movie Poster
A German A2 movie poster (16x23-inches) in very fine+ condition on linen sold at auction for $310.70. Rolf Goetz is the poster artist.
To Catch a Thief German A2 poster $310.70
To Catch a Thief/Vertigo Combination One Sheet Movie Poster
A combination one sheet movie poster from 1963 featuring the Hitchcock films To Catch a Thief (1955) and Vertigo (1958) in very fine+ condition brought $50 at auction.
To Catch a Thief 1955 Belgian Movie Poster
A Belgian movie poster (14x21-inches) in folded very fine- condition sold at auction for $478. Cary Grant and Grace Kelly garnered the #8 spot on Moviefone's May 2008 "The Top 25 Sexiest Movie Couples" list.
To Catch a Thief Belgian poster $478
To Catch a Thief Window Card
A window card (14x22-inches) in fine/very fine condition brought $567.63 at auction.
To Catch a Thief French Grande Movie Poster
A French grande movie poster (47x63-inches) in very fine+ condition sold at auction for $866.38. Boris Grinsson is the poster artist. To Catch a Thief debuted in France on December 23, 1955.
To Catch a Thief Movie Memorabilia Credits & Top Image
- All auction results and images courtesy Heritage Auctions, Dallas, Texas
- Top image: To Catch a Thief half sheet style A movie poster (22x28-inches) in rolled fine/very fine condition $806.63
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