Le Stuff’s Definitive Location Guide to Alfred Hitchcock’ s Classic Film
Series Post #7
Having narrowly escaped the police in Monaco, John Robie flees to Cannes in a motor boat with Danielle Foussard. Once in Cannes, he slips into the water and casually swims to the beach (while a police airplane circles above).
The beach is directly across the main boulevard (La Croisette) from the famous Carlton Hotel. The Carlton plays a prominent role in To Catch A Thief, but more on that later. It is here, on the beach, that we get our first glimpse of Grace Kelly.
If there has ever been perfect casting in a movie, it may be Grace Kelly for the part of Francie Stevens. Icy cool and strikingly beautiful Continue reading