Yolanda and the Thief
Yolanda and the Thief (1945)

A childhood spent in a convent leaves a wealthy South American girl rather naive and vulnerable to the machinations of a slick con artist, who decides to pose as her guardian angel. This musical follows the attempts of the faux spirit to… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: March 15, 2011
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Critic Score: 80% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy

Minnelli's second film suffers from the casting of Lucille Bremer (producer Arthur Freed's mistress) in the lead role, and the public was not crazy about seeing Astaire playing a thief.

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Nick Davis
Nick's Flick Picks

Truly unbearable; nothing works. When even Astaire isn't coming across, you know you're watching a stinker.

Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Visually spectacular musical.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Odd musical comedy with brilliant design and intriguing script.

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