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Huntsville Library shows 'To Catch a Thief' (1955)

The Huntsville-Madison County Public Library continues its series of Alfred Hitchcock classics with a free screening of "To Catch a Thief" (1955) on Monday, May 12, 2014, at 6 pm in the second floor events room of the main library.

Cary Grant and Grace Kelly star in the Alfred Hitchcock classic, "To Catch a Thief" (1955).
Cary Grant and Grace Kelly star in the Alfred Hitchcock classic, "To Catch a Thief" (1955).
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"To Catch a Thief" stars Cary Grant and Grace Kelly in a romantic mystery about a reformed jewel thief who must prove his innocence when a new criminal begins a series of burglaries. The movie earned three Oscar nominations and won the award for Best Color Cinematography. Jessie Royce Landis, John Williams, and Brigitte Auber also star.

You can learn more about screen icon Grace Kelly by watching the video at the top of this article. Her other films include "High Noon" (1952), "Mogambo" (1953), and "The Country Girl" (1954), as well as "Dial M for Murder" (1954) and "Rear Window" (1954) with Hitchcock.

The library's Hitchcock series will continue with "The Birds" (1963) on May 19 and "Lifeboat" (1944) on June 2. Visit the official library website for more information about these and other upcoming events. The main location of the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library is at 915 Monroe Street near downtown Huntsville.

Jennifer Garlen writes as the Huntsville and National Classic Movies Examiner. Her most recent book, "Beyond Casablanca II: 101 Classic Movies Worth Watching," is available on Kindle at Amazon.