Cinema: Artful to a Fault

How to Steal a Million. "It's only a day's work for you, but it's my first burglary," says Audrey Hepburn, her doe eyes alight with the giddy, girlish flame so often kindled in a very proper romantic heroine who has just discovered the joys of going gaily to hell.

That fawnlike look is Audrey's special domain as a comedienne, and her partner in crime on this elegant occasion is Peter O'Toole, also treading very lightly as a debonair art-world detective whom Audrey has mistaken for a fellow burglar. Together they hurdle a large chunk of plot by stealing a marble Cellini nude...

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