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It Happened in Paris (1935)

Paul, artistically-inclined son of an American millionaire, moves to Paris where he can find inspiration and study the masters. While there, he finds inspiration of a different sort in the form of the beautiful Jacqueline.

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Cast

Credited cast:
...
Paul
Nancy Burne ...
Jacqueline
Edward H. Robins ...
Knight
Dorothy Boyd ...
Patricia
Esme Percy ...
Pommier
Minnie Rayner ...
Concierge
Lawrence Grossmith ...
Bernard
Bernard Ansell ...
Simon
...
Musette
Margaret Yarde ...
Marthe
Roy Emerton ...
Gendarme
Warren Jenkins ...
Raymond
Paul Sheridan ...
Baptiste
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kyrle Bellew ...
Ernestine
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Paul, artistically-inclined son of an American millionaire, moves to Paris where he can find inspiration and study the masters. While there, he finds inspiration of a different sort in the form of the beautiful Jacqueline.

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paris france | based on play | See All (2) »

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9 December 1935 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Sucedió en París  »

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This is one of about three dozen British films picked up by CBS in 1949 for television presentation in New York City on WCBS (Channel 2). It's initial telecast took place Friday 18 March 1949, which was also its USA premiere because it never had a previous theatrical release. On the West Coast, it first aired in Los Angeles Monday 5 December 1949 on KLAC (Channel 13). See more »

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(uncredited)
Music by Monia Liter
Arranged by Mantovani
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Some Sparkle, But ....
27 February 2006 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

This romantic comedy about a rich young American who is trying to make a go at painting in Paris (John Loder) and a young woman who is trying to become a dress designer in the City of Lights (Nancy Burnes) owes whatever sparkle it possesses to its leading actors. Miss Burnes, in particular, is a bright and attractive screen presence whose career petered out four years afterward, while Loder wound up in Hollywood playing second leads.

Director Carol Reed, one of the great talents of the British film industry in the 1940s and 1950s can't do much with the script, which takes the plot twists and lets the audience in on them far too early. While the effect is not inept, it is not particularly interesting and is best viewed on a dull afternoon.


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