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Release Date:
15 February 1942 (USA) See more »
A British reporter and his wife, on vacation in Paris, run into a gang of counterfeiters. | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)
Barry K. Barnes ... Simon Drake

Valerie Hobson ... Pat Drake

Alastair Sim ... Macgregor
Edward Lexy ... Holly
Garry Marsh ... Sergeant Bright
Max Michel ... Emile Beranger
Mona Goya ... Torch Bernal
Anthony Shaw ... General Craysham
Cyril Chamberlain ... Swindon
Charles Oliver ... Gaston
Paul Sheridan ... Reception Clerk
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Michael Rennie ... Bit Part (uncredited)
Billy Watts ... (uncredited)

Directed by
David MacDonald 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Roger MacDougall 
Allan MacKinnon 

Produced by
Anthony Havelock-Allan .... producer
Cinematography by
Henry Harris 
Film Editing by
Reginald Beck 
Set Decoration by
Ralph W. Brinton (settings)
Production Management
E.J. Holding .... production manager
Sound Department
A.W. Watkins .... sound recordist
John W. Mitchell .... boom operator (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Maurice Gillett .... electrician

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"This Man in Paris" - UK (original title)
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86 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:

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Referenced in The First Days (1939)See more »

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