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To Paris with Love (1955)

A middle-aged widower (Guinness) and his son go to Paris on vacation and try to find wives for each other in this charming romantic comedy. In HD.

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A middle-aged widower (Guinness) and his son go to Paris on vacation and try to find wives for each other in this charming romantic comedy. In HD.

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The Facts of Life...a la Guinness

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3 June 1955 (Belgium)  »

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Nach Paris der Liebe wegen  »

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The title of this film is said to have been the inspiration for James Bond creator Ian Fleming for the title of the 1957 novel "From Russia With Love". See more »

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Referenced in From Paris with Love (2010) See more »

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More Than You Know
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Music by Vincent Youmans
Lyrics by Edward Eliscu and Billy Rose
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A promising premise poorly executed
11 June 2000 | by (Dunwoody, Georgia, USA) – See all my reviews

"To Paris with Love" starts off with a good premise for a romantic comedy: a middle-aged widower and his 20-year-old son both decide to play matchmaker for each other, but each one soon finds himself falling for the woman he'd picked out for the other. Unfortunately, the potential of this idea is never realized. The story and direction are bland, and there's no perceptible chemistry between the couples in any of their permutations. The charm of Alec Guinness provides some appealing moments (particularly in one sequence where he attempts to impress his young lady friend by retrieving a lost shuttlecock), but too often, the script is just too flat for even Guinness to liven up.


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