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Notorious international jewel thief Jack Rhodes (Burt Reynolds) is out to steal $30 million in uncut diamonds in this visually opulent, uneven comedy. Chief Inspector Cyril Willis (David Niven) is Rhodes' nemesis. He wants to retire from Scotland Yard but would like to capture Rhodes as a final, dramatic cap to his career. In order to achieve his ambition, he sets up lissome Gillian Bromley (Lesley-Anne Down) as Rhodes' erstwhile partner in crime. The unpredictable happens when Rhodes and Bromley fall for each other, leaving the best-laid plans open to unexpected amendments. Three different directors had a hand in this film though their imprints are remarkably homogenous up to but not including the ending. ~ Eleanor Mannikka, Rovi


Burt Reynolds
as Jack Rhodes
Lesley-Anne Down
as Gillian Bromley
David Niven
as Chief Inspector Cyril Willis
Patrick Magee
as Ernst Mueller
Joss Ackland
as Inspector Vanderveld
Timothy West
as Nigel Lawton
Susan Littler
as Sheila
Isabel Dean
as Mrs. Willis
Andrew Ray
as Pilbrow
Stephen Moore
as Chief Flight Controller
Brian Tipping
as Waiter at Pub
Douglas Wilmer
as Maxwell Levy
Sue Lloyd
as Female Guest
Al Matthews
as Ferguson
David Howey
as 1st Officer Palmer
Wolf Kahler
as Dr. Gooyer
Paul McDowell
as Postman
Ron Pember
as Taxi Driver
Ronald Hines
as Capt. Small
Julian Holloway
as Ronnie Taylor
Roland Culver
as Mr. Lloyd Palmer


Don Siegel
Francis Burns
Larry Gelbart
Anthony Shaffer
David Rayfiel
Freddie Young
Nelson Riddle
Composer (Music Score)
Nelson Riddle
Musical Arrangement
Duke Ellington
Featured Music
Ted Haworth
Production Designer
Tim Hutchinson
Art Director
Anthony Mendleson
Costume Designer
Ted Grumbt
Special Effects
David Tringham
First Assistant Director
Derek Lambert
Short Story Author