Three sailors on leave (Joe, Al and Davy) head for Paris with one thing on their minds. Joe pursues chanteuse Colette D'Avril who proves to be more than she appears; Davy is pursued by sexy... See full summary »

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Joe Maxwell
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Colette d'Avril / Jane Mitchell (as Gloria De Haven)
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Suzanne Sorel
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Davy Jones
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Yvonne
Ann Codee ...
Grand'mere Marie
Roger Etienne ...
Pierre Deshons
Myrna Hansen ...
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Carmen
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Christiane
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Miss Photo Flash
Arthur Gould-Porter ...
Albert, Butler (as A.E.Gould-Porter)
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Michelle Ducasse ...
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Three sailors on leave (Joe, Al and Davy) head for Paris with one thing on their minds. Joe pursues chanteuse Colette D'Avril who proves to be more than she appears; Davy is pursued by sexy cashier Yvonne; but the blonde Al rescues from a purse snatcher rewards him with kisses, then vanishes without telling him her name. Romantic complications and resolutions follow in true musical comedy fashion. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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So This Is Paree  »

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IT'S REALLY UP TO YOU
Music by Phil Moody
Lyrics by Doris Sherrell (as Pony Sherrell)
Performed by Tony Curtis, Gloria DeHaven and children
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Three sailors go On the Town - in Paris
7 August 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

There's nothing wrong with this movie that some good songs wouldn't fix. The biggest problem is that it's a musical, but all the songs are instantly forgettable.

The best thing about this movie is Gene Nelson's own dancing and his choreography for the other dancers. He's quite impressive. His choreography is very athletic.

The other two male leads do a good job, though they aren't in his league when it comes to the dancing.

The women are all forgettable.

As is the plot, which is a rehash of "On the Town" (1949) and "Daddy Long Legs" (1955), both of which had better scripts and much better music.

It's a pleasant way to spend 90 minutes, but a day after you're likely to have forgotten most of it.


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