The Boy Who Stole a Million

The Boy Who Stole a Million
Directed by Charles Crichton
Produced by George H. Brown
Written by Charles Crichton
Niels West-Larsen
Starring Maurice Reyna
Virgilio Teixeira
Music by Tristram Cary
Cinematography Douglas Slocombe
Distributed by Bryanston Films
Release dates
June 1960
Running time
84 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

The Boy Who Stole a Million is a 1960 British comedy thriller film directed by Charles Crichton. The film was shot on location in the Spanish city of Valencia, with an international cast list.


When he learns that his father needs to find 10,000 pesetas to finance repairs to his taxi, or face losing his business and livelihood, naïve young Paco decides to "borrow" a million pesetas from the bank where he has a small part-time job after school. He soon gets more than he bargained for when he starts being pursued not only by the police but seemingly by all the criminal low-life of the city, all eager to get their hands on the cash. Paco finds himself on the run all through Valencia, from the most elegant quarters with their wide streets and squares in the midst of fiesta time, to the city's most squalid and dangerous slums.


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