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Rare classic movies on DVD! Our DVD-Rs are region-free, studio titles are Region 1.

A Touch of Larceny (1959) DVD-R

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Starring James Mason, George Sanders, Vera Miles, Oliver Johnston, Robert Flemyng

Directed by Guy Hamilton



Print: black/white

Runtime: 93 min.

Genre: comedy

Print Quality: B



In this British comedy, a formerly rakish submarine captain is transferred to a desk job. His

reputation as a hero and playboy precedes him. He meets an old comrade and his gorgeous

fiancee, a Yankee widow. His buddy is quite wealthy and the retired captain realizes that he

too must make plenty of dough to steal the woman away. He immediately engineers an

elaborate quick money scheme. First he makes it seem as if he has become a traitor in

order to get the newspapers to write bad things about him. He then plans to sue them all for

libel. He leaves his phony trail and then maroons himself on a desert island. He is later

rescued and interrogated by the Special Branch. Fortunately, he convinces them of his

innocence and continues with his plan. He then goes to the woman's home and is there

discovered by his buddy. The friend sees that the two really are in love and gallantly bows

out.

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Starring James Mason, George Sanders, Vera Miles, Oliver Johnston, Robert Flemyng
Directed by Guy Hamilton

Print: black/white
Runtime: 93 min.
Genre: comedy
Print Quality: B

In this British comedy, a formerly rakish submarine captain is transferred to a desk job. His
reputation as a hero and playboy precedes him. He meets an old comrade and his gorgeous
fiancee, a Yankee widow. His buddy is quite wealthy and the retired captain realizes that he
too must make plenty of dough to steal the woman away. He immediately engineers an
elaborate quick money scheme. First he makes it seem as if he has become a traitor in
order to get the newspapers to write bad things about him. He then plans to sue them all for
libel. He leaves his phony trail and then maroons himself on a desert island. He is later
rescued and interrogated by the Special Branch. Fortunately, he convinces them of his
innocence and continues with his plan. He then goes to the woman's home and is there
discovered by his buddy. The friend sees that the two really are in love and gallantly bows
out.

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