Gambit (1966)

Director
Ronald Neame

Main cast
Michael Caine; Shirley MacLaine; Herbert Lom; John Abbott; Roger C. Carmel

Genres
Action, Comedy, Crime

Description
Harry Dean (Michael Caine) has a perfect plan to steal a priceless bust. The core of which is Nicole (Shirley MacLaine) a look alike for his marks late wife. Will the gambit go as planned?


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