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The Light Touch Details

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Filmed on location in Italy, [[Feature~V99596~The Light Touch~thelighttouch]] served as a showcase for MGM's newest female star [[Performer~P1785~Pier Angeli~annamariapierangeli]]. The title refers to the nimble-fingered technique utilized by art thief Sam Conride ([[Performer~P28178~Stewart Granger~stewartgranger]]). Sam is a cog in the wheel of the operation controlled by illegal art peddler Felix Guignol ([[Performer~P206637~George Sanders~georgesanders]]). [[Performer~P1785~Angeli~annamariapierangeli]] plays Anna Vasarri, a young painter who'd like to reform Sam but who is unavoidably sucked into the illicit activities orchestrated by Guignol. Sam endangers Anna's life as well as his own when he masterminds a solo theft, intending to leave Guignol in the lurch. An unexpected jolt of religiosity forces Sam to mend his ways, much to Anna's relief. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast

Stewart Granger
as Sam Conride
Anna Maria Pier Angeli
as Anna Vasarri
George Sanders
as Felix Guignol
Kurt Kasznar
as Mr. Aramescu
Joseph Calleia
as Lt. Massiro
Larry Keating
as Mr. R.F. Hawkley
Rhys Williams
as Mr. MacWade
Norman Lloyd
as Anton
Mike Mazurki
as Charles
Renzo Cesana
as Father Dolzi
Aram Katcher
as Butler
Gladys Holland
Andre Charisse
as Guest
Hans Conried
as Leopold
George Dee
as French Man

Crew

Richard Brooks
Director
Pandro S. Berman
Producer
Richard Brooks
Screenwriter
Jed Harris
Screen Story
Robert Surtees
Cinematographer
John Addison
Composer (Music Score)
Miklos Rozsa
Composer (Music Score)
Miklos Rozsa
Musical Direction/Supervision
George Boemler
Editor
Cedric Gibbons
Art Director
Gabriel Scognamillo
Art Director
Edwin B. Willis
Set Designer
Keogh Gleason
Set Designer
Helen Rose
Costume Designer
Warren Newcombe
Special Effects
Arnold A. Gillespie
Special Effects
Tom Reid
Short Story Author
William J. Tuttle
Makeup
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