- Love Among Thieves
name = Love Among Thieves
released = flagicon|United States
23 February, 1987
runtime = 100 min.
language = English
Arthur B. Rubinstein
"Love Among Thieves" was a made-for-television romantic-adventure motion picture that was produced by the ABC network in 1987.
The film starred
Audrey Hepburnas the Baroness Caroline DuLac who finds herself involved in a jewel heist scheme with Mike Chambers ( Robert Wagner), a con man who leaves her wondering who to trust. Meanwhile, the couple are pursued by Spicer ( Jerry Orbach), a hired thug assigned to retrieve the loot.
"Love Among Thieves" is notable for several reasons. It was the first and only made-for-TV film in which Hepburn ever appeared (although she had done some live drama productions in the 1950s). It was also the last film in which she took a starring role (her next, and final film performance in 1989's "Always" was a cameo); it is also the first Hepburn film since 1976's "
Robin and Marian" in which she is not part of a large ensemble cast. The film contains a number of intentional references to Hepburn's earlier films, mostly in dialogue, although the basic plot of the film borrows from her 1960s films " Charade", " Paris, When It Sizzles" and " How to Steal a Million". The film contains her final on-screen kiss (with Wagner).
The ending of the film left the door open for either a sequel or possibly even a series, but neither eventuated. Reportedly, Hepburn donated her salary to
As of 2006 it is one of the few Audrey Hepburn films not officially available anywhere on DVD.
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