Silver Bears

Silver Bears

Director: Ivan Passer Cast: Michael Caine, Cybill Shepherd, Louis Jourdan

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Overview

Director Ivan Passer and screenwriter Peter Stone adapted Paul Erdman's novel concerning a group of con men who arrive in Switzerland and end up conning each other. Michael Caine stars as Doc Fletcher, a lackey for gangster Joe Fiore (Martin Balsam), who is sent to Switzerland to purchase a bank for his boss. Prince di Siracusa (Louis Jourdan) is aiding Doc in his purchase but is working on his own scam. They both meet Shireen Firdausi (Stephane Audran) and Agha Firdausi (David Warner), who are working on their own deal concerning an Iranian silver mine. Also arriving in town is Donald Luckman (Tom Smothers) and his wife Debbie (Cybil Shepherd), sent by banker Henry Foreman (Joss Ackland) to buy a bank as a front for Charles Cook (Charles D. Gray), a billionaire who is looking for a way to disguise his profits. With all these schemers in tow, various confidence games play out and characters switch alliances and obligations, while some wind up in jail.

Product Details

Release Date: 11/18/2014
UPC: 0827421032331
Original Release: 1978
Source: Cheezy Flicks Ent
Region Code: 0
Time: 1:53:00
Sales rank: 52,589

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Michael Caine Doc Fletcher
Cybill Shepherd Debbie Luckman
Louis Jourdan Prince di Siracusa
Stéphane Audran Shireen Firdausi
Tom Smothers Donald Luckman
David Warner Agha Firdausi
Martin Balsam Joe Fiore
Jay Leno Albert Fiore
Tony Mascia Marvin Skinner
Jeremy Clyde Nick Topping
Charles Gray Charles Cook
Joss Ackland Henry Forman
Moustache Signore Bendetti
Steve Plytas Clerk
Victor Baring Accountant
Phil Brown American Banker
Bruce Boa American Banker
Shane Rimmer American Banker
Robert Robinson Banker
David English Stockbroker
Andrew Lane Stockbroker

Technical Credits
Ivan Passer Director
Eric Allwright Makeup
Claude Bolling Score Composer
Brian Burgess Production Manager
Roy Charman Sound/Sound Designer
Mike Gowans Asst. Director
Bernard Gribble Editor
Karl Lagerfeld Costumes/Costume Designer
Josie MacAvin Set Decoration/Design
Edward Marshall Art Director
Ruth Myers Costumes/Costume Designer
Anthony Richmond Cinematographer
Michael Roberts Camera Operator
Martin C. Schute Producer
Arlene Sellers Producer
Peter Stone Screenwriter
Roy Whybrow Special Effects
Freddie Williamson Makeup
Alex Winitsky Producer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Silver Bears
1. Chapter 1 [1:51]
2. Deal Or No Deal [10:04]
3. Our Bank? [10:43]
4. The Cousin [11:11]
5. Silver Money [12:07]
6. California [11:27]
7. Negotiate [14:27]
8. 60 Million [9:01]
9. One Week! [5:07]
10. Silver Mine [10:41]
11. True Scam [11:18]

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