Unrated | | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
A conman gets mixed up with a group of thieves who plan to rob an Istanbul museum to retrieve a jeweled dagger.
After working with him on "Dr. Strangelove", Peter Sellers suggested Peter Bull for the role of Cedric Page. Jules Dassin instead gave the part to Bull's closest friend, Robert Morley.
It can be done! That's the way it can be done! Aaah... oh, excuse me; I've just had a great idea - something I've been looking for a long time... a very long time.
While in the lighthouse during the caper, Robert Morley wipes his face with an oily rag. All the following scenes has Robert with no oil on his face.
At the beginning, the title and the technical credits are shown, but no credit is given to the actors or to the producer-director. However, at the end, (spoiler) we suddenly see the words "There they go again!", and all of the leading actors appear in a snowbound setting, together with their names. Then the names of all of the other actors, together with the name of the producer-director, appear on the screen.
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