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Topkapi ★★★ 1964

An international bevy of thieves can't resist the treasures of the famed Topkapi Palace Museum, an impregnable fortress filled with wealth and splendor. Comic thriller based on Erie Ambler's “The Light of Day.” 122m/C VHS, DVD . Melina Mercouri, Maximilian Schell, Peter Ustinov, Robert Morley, Akim Tamiroff, Jess Hahn, Gilles Segal; D: Jules Dassin; W: Monja Danischewsky; C: Henri Alekan; M: Manos Hadjidakis. Oscars ‘64: Support. Actor (Ustinov).