Cary Grant plays John Robie, reformed jewel thief who was once known as “The Cat,” in this suspenseful thriller.
Robie is suspected of a new rash of gem thefts in the luxury hotels of the French Riviera, and he must set out to clear himself. Meeting pampered heiress Frances (Grace Kelly), he sees a chance to bait the mysterious thief with her mother’s fabulous jewels.
His plan backfires, but Frances, who believes him guilty, proves her love by helping him escape.
In a spine-tingling climax, the real criminal is exposed.