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To Paris with Love (1955)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 3 June 1955 (Belgium)
A middle-aged widower takes his son on a trip to Paris, where they try to find wives for each other.

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Col. Sir Edgar Fraser
Odile Versois ...
Lizette Marconne
Vernon Gray ...
John Fraser
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Sylvia Gilbert
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Victor de Colville
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Leon de Colville
Jacques B. Brunius ...
Monsieur Marconne
Claude Romain ...
Georges Duprez
Maureen Davis ...
Suzanne de Colville
Mollie Hartley Milburn ...
Mme. Alvarez
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Pierre
Pamela Stirling ...
Mme. Marconne
Claude Collier ...
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A middle-aged widower takes his son on a trip to Paris, where they try to find wives for each other.

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The Facts of Life...a la Guinness

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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3 June 1955 (Belgium)  »

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Nach Paris der Liebe wegen  »

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Opening credits: All characters and events in this film are fictitious.Any similarity to actual events or persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental. See more »

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

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If I Had You
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Written by Jimmy Campbell, Reginald Connelly and Ted Shapiro
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beneath the talents of Alec Guinness
18 November 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Paris - Alec Guinness - color - one might think that would be enough, but alas, it isn't. "To Paris, With Love" is a 1955 Rank film about a father and son (Guinness as Col. Fraser and Vernon Gray as John Fraser) going to Paris in order to matchmake for one another. Plus, Col. Fraser wants more time with his son.

They meet women, all right, but it seems that Col. Fraser is attracted to a young woman closer to John's age, and vice versa. A widower, he wasn't necessarily looking for love, either, but his quiet lifestyle bothers his son. "At 42," the Colonel says, "one has a few good years left." The perception of age has really changed.

Unfortunately for all parties, the film moves like lead and is about as dull as a movie can get, except for the beautiful shots of Paris. Alec Guinness is marvelous but wasted. There is one very funny scene at the door of their hotel room, but it's not enough.

Very hard to concentrate and stay interested in this film.


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