FILM : Topkapi
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Topkapi 1962 Melina Mercouri, Peter Ustinov, Maximilian Schell, Robert Morley Greece, Turkey
Director : Jules Dassin   Production Company : Filmways Pictures  Region : REST OF THE WORLD

A small-time con-man with passport problems gets mixed up with a gang of world-class jewelry thieves plotting to rob the Topkapi museum in Istanbul.

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Topkapi - A few flashy artistic effects going on during the prologue as Elizabeth Lipp (Melina Mercouri) wanders around the gardens of the Topkapı Palace. Istanbul 34122, Turkey.
Topkapi

top001. A few flashy artistic effects going on during the prologue as Elizabeth Lipp (Melina Mercouri) wanders around the gardens of the Topkapı Palace. Istanbul 34122, Turkey.

Topkapi - Small-time con man Arthur Simon Simpson (Peter Ustinov) and his lady friend, Voula (Despo Diamantidou), scan the harbour for likely targets.  IMDB suggests Kavala, Greece.
Topkapi

top002. Small-time con man Arthur Simon Simpson (Peter Ustinov) and his lady friend, Voula (Despo Diamantidou), scan the harbour for likely targets. IMDB suggests Kavala, Greece.

Topkapi - Simpson hassles tourists to buy fake artifacts as they disembark from a ferry. Καβάλα, Ελλάδα.
Topkapi

top003. Simpson hassles tourists to buy fake artifacts as they disembark from a ferry. Καβάλα, Ελλάδα.

Topkapi - Walter Harper (Maximilian Schell) and Elizabeth call to Simpson, asking him to meet them later. Kavala, Greece.
Topkapi

top004. Walter Harper (Maximilian Schell) and Elizabeth call to Simpson, asking him to meet them later. Kavala, Greece.

Topkapi - Elizabeth hires Simpson to drive a car into Turkey. Kavala once more.
Topkapi

top005. Elizabeth hires Simpson to drive a car into Turkey. Kavala once more.

Topkapi - Simpson sets off for the border. Unknown location.
Topkapi

top006. Simpson sets off for the border. Unknown location.

Topkapi - A sign points the way. Maybe real, possibly a prop but definitely an unidentified location.
Topkapi

top007. A sign points the way. Maybe real, possibly a prop but definitely an unidentified location.

Topkapi - Simpson drives towards Turkey. Unknown location.
Topkapi

top008. Simpson drives towards Turkey. Unknown location.

Topkapi - At the border, the car is searched and arms are found. They are replaced in the vehicle and Simpson is allowed to continue on the understanding that he keeps in contact with the police. Unidentified location.
Topkapi

top009. At the border, the car is searched and arms are found. They are replaced in the vehicle and Simpson is allowed to continue on the understanding that he keeps in contact with the police. Unidentified location.

Topkapi - Establishing shot of Istanbul with Galata Köprüsü (Galata Bridge) spaning the Golden Horn and Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Blue Mosque) to the upper left.
Topkapi

top010. Establishing shot of Istanbul with Galata Köprüsü (Galata Bridge) spaning the Golden Horn and Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Blue Mosque) to the upper left.

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