How Not to Rob a Department Store (1965)

Genres - Comedy, Crime  |   Run Time - 95 min.  |   Countries - France, Italy  |  
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In this French comedy, a desperate gambler has one week to repay a large debt; and therefore, enlists the aide of a bungling thief to help him rob a large Paris department store. They choose to pull the heist on Christmas Eve. With the help of another, the gambler poses as Santa Claus. They fill a sack with stolen money, but unfortunately, the bag is taken by another who plans to abscond to Chile. After a bumbling chase, the gambler reclaims his loot. Unfortunately, it has been accidently covered with glue and must be washed and dried. In the end, the gambler is captured.



chase, debt, gambling, robbery, thief, Santa-Claus, Christmas