A selection of passengers catch the plane from London for an early 1950's weekend in Paris. The Scotsman in his kilt, the elderly lady painter, the international negotiator, and the pretty ... See full summary »

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Sir Norman Barker
Ronald Shiner ...
Dicky Bird
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Susan Robbins
Margaret Rutherford ...
Gwladys Inglott
Claude Dauphin ...
Max de Lonne
Jimmy Edwards ...
Captain George Stilton
James Copeland ...
Andy MacGregor
Gaby Bruyère ...
Josette (as Gaby Bruyere)
Monique Gérard ...
Raymonde (as Monique Gerard)
Peter Illing ...
Panitov
Colin Gordon ...
Customs Officer
Kenneth Kove ...
Bickerstaff
Frank Muir ...
A hearty man
Philip Stainton ...
Nobby Clarke
Peter Jones ...
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A selection of passengers catch the plane from London for an early 1950's weekend in Paris. The Scotsman in his kilt, the elderly lady painter, the international negotiator, and the pretty young girl all find the city welcomes them and changes their lives in some way. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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WICKED, WONDERFUL PARIS...From its Garrets to its Wonderful Cabarets

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4 December 1953 (Finland)  »

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Allt kan hända i Paris  »

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Laurence Harvey's brief appearance in this film was entirely edited out of it (and his name removed from the credits) when the film was first shown on British television in 1960. These omissions have never been restored. See more »

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When Panitov is first bought a vodka by Sir Norman, he downs it in one. The shot changes and the Russian's arm does not move - but on the soundtrack we hear the glass bang down on the bar. See more »

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I thought it was a little gem too !
13 July 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

A fun little adventure with Alastair Sim on form as usual (always watch Sim closely to get the best from his performances). Margaret Rutherford is her usual dippy, wonderful self and a host of other fifties household British names pop up (including Christopher Lee), in this easy to watch little adventure.

Fifty plus years on, it doesn't really matter what the political motivations of the film were, it's an entertaining little story with a beginning, middle and an end.

There's a lot of dross been made since 1953 and this film by no means takes a back seat. Sit back and enjoy.


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