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8 September 1934 (USA) See more »
A young American man in Paris spots a beautiful woman in a crowd and is instantly smitten, but soon loses sight of her... See more » | Add synopsis »
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A delight mini movie, a musical short based on three of Cole Porter's Broadway smash songs. See more (6 total) »


  (in credits order)
Dorothy Stone ... Lulu

Bob Hope ... Peter
Billie Leonard ... Violet
Rodney McLennan ... Michael (as Rodney McLennon)
Charles Collins ... Baxter
The Climas ... Apache Scene Dancers
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lorraine Collier ... (uncredited)
Charles La Torre ... Flower Vendor (uncredited)

Directed by
Roy Mack 
Writing credits
E. Ray Goetz (play)

Herbert Fields (book)

Cyrus Wood (scenario)

Produced by
Samuel Sax .... producer (uncredited)
Cinematography by
Ray Foster 
Other crew
Allan K. Foster .... dance arranger

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Also Known As:
"Broadway Brevities (1934-1935 season) #2: Paree, Paree" - USA (series title)
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USA:21 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
UK:U | USA:Approved (PCA #070)

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Vitaphone production reels #1752-1753See more »
Movie Connections:
Version of 50 Million Frenchmen (1931)See more »
You Do Something to MeSee more »


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A delight mini movie, a musical short based on three of Cole Porter's Broadway smash songs., 21 December 2000
Author: Larry41OnEbay-2 from Culpeper, VA USA

A delight mini movie, a musical short based on three of Cole Porter's Broadway smash songs. Bob Hope's first credited film is a delight! He plays an American playboy millionaire on vacation in Paris. The film opens with him sitting at a table of an out door café telling his friends about this beauty that takes his breath away. Suddenly he spots her a few yards away. he is so over come his friends tease him and suggest "just show her your bank book." But Hope claims he can win her in less than 30 days with "no" money! They bet polo ponies over the issue and take all his cash and ID's. Hope follows her and when they are alone gushes out a proposal she does not believe he is sincere until he sings to her, "You Do Something to Me" by Cole Porter. But she must leave and he tries to earn money as a tour guide so he can pursue her. But when she sees him showing another girl around town, disillusioned she wants to drop him. He continues to chase her and catches up to her and her family at a race track where he bets his meager earnings on the last race hoping to win enough to impress her. Through a series of events and large synchronized dance numbers he loses the winning ticket and she decides to marry him rich or poor. So he wins the girl, the race and the bet and sings two more songs!

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