Yolanda and the Thief (1945)

NR 11/22/1945 (US) FantasyMusicRomance 1h 48m

M-G-M's Magic Musical in Technicolor!


Johnny Riggs, a con man on the lam, finds himself in a Latin-American country named Patria. There, he overhears a convent-bred rich girl praying to her guardian angel for help in managing her tangled business affairs. Riggs decides to materialize as the girl's "angel", gains her unquestioning confidence, and helps himself to the deluded girl's millions. Just as he and his partner are about to flee Patria with their booty, Riggs realizes he has fallen in love with the girl and returns the money, together with a note that is part confession and part love letter. But the larcenous duo's escape from Patria turns out to be more difficult than they could ever have imagined.

  1. Ludwig Bemelmans

    Screenplay, Story

  2. Vincente Minnelli


  3. Irving Brecher


  4. Jacques Théry


Top Billed Cast

  1. Fred Astaire

    Fred Astaire

    Johnny Parkson Riggs

  2. Lucille Bremer

    Lucille Bremer


  3. Frank Morgan

    Frank Morgan

    Victor Budlow Trout

  4. Mildred Natwick

    Mildred Natwick

    Aunt Amarilla

  5. Mary Nash

    Mary Nash


  6. Leon Ames

    Leon Ames

    Mr. Candle

  7. Ludwig Stössel

    Ludwig Stössel

    School Teacher (as Ludwig Stossel)

  8. Jane Green

    Mother Superior

  9. Remo Bufano


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Full Cast & Crew

Yolanda and the Thief
Yolanda and the Thief

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $2,443,322.00

Revenue $1,791,000.00


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