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Paris When It Sizzles (1964)
"Paris - When It Sizzles" (original title)

Approved  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  8 April 1964 (USA)
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The sprightly young assistant of a Hollywood screenwriter helps him over his writer's block by acting out his fantasies of possible plots.

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Storyline

Hollywood producer Alexander Meyerheimer has hired drunken writer Richard Benson to write his latest movie. Benson has been holed up in a Paris apartment supposedly working on the script for months, but instead has spent the time living it up. Benson now has just two days to the deadline and thus hires a temporary secretary, Gabrielle Simpson, to help him complete it in time. Written by Col Needham <col@imdb.com>

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RELAX...IT'S ALL RIGHT TO LAUGH AT THIS TENDER LOVE STORY! See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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8 April 1964 (USA)  »

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Paris When It Sizzles  »

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$4,000,000 (estimated)
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Mel FerrerAudrey Hepburn's husband appears as a police driver near the end of the movie. See more »

Goofs

Gabrielle and Richard disturb the script page on the rug when dancing to "That Face," but it is in the old position later. See more »

Quotes

Richard: [knock on door] Yes?
Gabrielle: Mr. Benson?
Richard: You are, I assume, the young lady from the typing bureau?
Gabrielle: I am.
Richard: In that case, if we are to have a happy and harmonious relationship, I beg of you, never answer a question with a question. Is that clear?
Gabrielle: Did I?
Richard: There you go again, answering a question with a question. My original yes when you opened the door was a question, question mark implied of course. You do know the difference between implied and inferred?
Gabrielle: Isn't that a question?
Richard: [pauses] Yes.
Gabrielle: Well, you just ...
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Crazy Credits

Audrey Hepburn's perfume is credited to Hubert de Givenchy. See more »

Connections

Spoofs Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961) See more »

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The Girl Who Stole the Eiffel Tower
Music by Nelson Riddle
Lyrics by Richard Quine
Performed by Frank Sinatra
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Very Funny
12 June 2000 | by (Horwich, England) – See all my reviews

A delightful dig at Hollywood without the claws. Very funny, undemanding entertainment at its best. I suppose that today such films would be called spoofs (might be a UK term?), but this has humour , innuendo and clever references to the actors themselves and the films they have been in. One to watch again and again to catch them all.


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