This stylish crime-caper comedy is far too long, but filled with fun anyway. Griffith is an old reprobate, a third-generation forger whose family has made a nice living by faking fine artworks. Snobbish pseudo-experts appraise Griffith's fakes and pronounce them genuine, allowing him to
sell them for huge sums of money. When Griffith pulls out a fake Cellini "Venus" actually sculpted by his grandfather, then passes it on to a Parisian museum for exhibition, Hepburn, his daughter, fears that the hoax will be discovered. To keep her father out of legal jeopardy, she enlists O'Toole
to help her steal the bogus statue out of the museum, which has a supposedly impregnab...