The Prince Who Was a Thief

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The Prince Who Was a Thief
Directed by Rudolph Mate
Produced by Leonard Goldstein
Written by Gerald Drayson Adams
Aeneas MacKenzie
Based on story by Theodore Dreiser
Starring Tony Curtis
Piper Laurie
Everett Sloane
Music by Hans J. Salter
Cinematography Irving Glassberg
Edited by Edward Curtiss
Language English
Box office $1,475,000 (US rentals)[1]

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


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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