Production info

De Dief
Netherlands, 1974  TV  

John van Leeuwarden, Ton van Duinhoven, Cox Habbema
Directed by Krijn ter Braak


Two brothers steal silver from a Pharaoh's burial in order to pay for their own father's funeral. One of the princesses, however, devises a plan to trap the thieves who thus dishonored her father.

Television movie based on a script by Jan Blokker after the Egyptian folk story about king 'Rhampsinitus' (Ramesses III) as recorded by the ancient Greek historian Herodotus (The Histories, book II, 121).

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