The Prince Who Was a Thief

The Prince Who Was a Thief is a 1951 swashbuckler film starring Tony Curtis. It was his first film as a star.

The Prince Who Was a Thief
Directed byRudolph Mate
Produced byLeonard Goldstein
Written byGerald Drayson Adams
Aeneas MacKenzie
Based onstory by Theodore Dreiser
StarringTony Curtis
Piper Laurie
Everett Sloane
Music byHans J. Salter
CinematographyIrving Glassberg
Edited byEdward Curtiss
Universal Pictures
Distributed byUniversal Pictures
Release date
  • June 29, 1951 (1951-06-29)
Running time
88 minutes
CountryUnited States
Box office$1,475,000 (US rentals)[1]


An assassin (Everett Sloane) is sent to kill a baby prince, but cannot go through with it. He decides to raise the child as his own, and he grows up to be a thief (Tony Curtis).



  1. "The Top Box Office Hits of 1951", Variety, January 2, 1952
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