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The Thief Who Came to Dinner (1973)

Webster leaves his job as a computer programmer to become a jewel thief. During his first robbery he discovers incriminating documents that he uses to blackmail their owner into introducing Webster to his rich friends, and potential targets.

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IBM System/370

Webster uses the System/370 at his old place of work to calculate chess moves that he leaves as his signature at the scene of each robbery.

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Webster's ex-employer is the Control Data Corporation, so you'd expect them to use their own computers.

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