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bookshop burglar suspicion of murder thief


Release Date: March 20, 1987

Year    :   1987
Slogan    :   «A first rate comedy about a second story woman.»
Genres    :   Crime, Comedy
Production Companies    :   Warner Bros. Pictures, Nelvana
Director    :   Hugh Wilson
Producers    :   Tom Jacobson, Kevin McCormick, Michael Hirsh, Marsha Kleinman
Writers    :   Lawrence Block, Hugh Wilson, Jeph Loeb, Matthew Weisman
RunTime    :   103 mins.

Bernice "Bernie" Rhodenbarr is a burglar by trade, and she runs a bookstore as well. Her friend Carl Hefler is a dog groomer. After a successful burglary, it's discovered that a dead body was in the house she burgled. As she's the only one who can be placed at the scene of the crime, she has to use her criminal skills to clear her name of the murder AND avoid getting charged with the burglary.

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