About the film
bookshop burglar suspicion of murder thief
Release Date: March 20, 1987
|Slogan||:||«A first rate comedy about a second story woman.»|
|Production Companies||:||Warner Bros. Pictures, Nelvana|
|Producers||:||Tom Jacobson, Kevin McCormick, Michael Hirsh, Marsha Kleinman|
|Writers||:||Lawrence Block, Hugh Wilson, Jeph Loeb, Matthew Weisman|
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.