The Lost OnesVictor Lustig, the Con Artist Who Sold the Eiffel Tower

Victor Lustig was a brazen liar who loved the high life. In 1925, he pulled off the biggest con of all - literally. Convincing a group of industrialists that he was selling the Eiffel tower for scrap metal, he skipped town with the downpayment in his pocket. But his life of crime eventually catches up with him. 

Director

Mathilde Hirsch

Production

INA

Country

France

Year

2020

Duration

6 min

Available

From 19/02/2024 to 18/11/2025

Genre

Documentaries and Reportage

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