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Directed by:
Arthur Hiller

Starring Natalie Wood, Ian Bannen, Dick Shawn, Peter Falk, Jonathan Winters and Lila Kedrova, "Penelope" (also known as "Penelope, la magnifica ladra", "Fammi male e coprimi di violenza") is a Comedy/Crime film directed by Arthur Hiller, and written by George Wells (screenplay), released on November 10 of 1966 in the USA.

The worlds most beautiful bank-robber

Who is the director of "Penelope":

Penelope was directed by Arthur Hiller, a Canadian director, producer, and actor.

Before directing Penelope, Arthur Hiller had directed The Wheeler Dealers, released in 1963, Miracle of the White Stallions (1963), The Careless Years (1957). Since, he directed Tobruk, released in 1967, The Tiger Makes Out (1967), Popi (1969), Love Story (1970), Plaza Suite (1971), and The Hospital (1971).

When was "Penelope" released:

Penelope was first released in the United States on Thursday, November 10, 1966. Also released on this day were Paris brûle-t-il? (dir. René Clément) and Bushidô zankoku monogatari (dir. Tadashi Imai). This was fifty-two (52) years ago.

It has been released on Sunday, March 19, 1967 in the United Kingdom and on Friday, April 07, 1967 in Germany.

What is the casting of "Penelope":

At the casting of Penelope we find Natalie Wood, previously seen in This Property Is Condemned (1966) and The Great Race (1965); Ian Bannen (The Flight of the Phoenix (1965), A French Mistress (1960)); Dick Shawn (Way... Way Out (1966), What Did You Do in the War, Daddy? (1966)) [ more... ]

  • Dick Shawn, Peter Falk and Jonathan Winters also appeared in It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World, released in 1963.
  • Natalie Wood and Arlene Golonka also appeared in Love with the Proper Stranger, released in 1963.
  • Peter Falk and Natalie Wood also worked together in The Great Race, released in 1965.

What is the Storyline of "Penelope":

Penelope Elcott (Natalie Wood) is the wife of wealthy banker James Elcott (Ian Bannen). Penelope decides to disguise herself as an old woman and rob her husband's bank. While the police, including Lieutenant Horatio Bixbee (Peter Falk) rush to get to the bank, Penelope manages to escape in a red wig and yellow suit. She donates some of the stolen money to a Salvation Army worker and donates the suit to a second hand thrift shop. As she drops off the suit, two cunning con artists Sabada (Lila [...]

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