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Paris When It Sizzles -- Richard Quine directs George Axelrod's acerbic script (adapted from Julien Duvivier's La Féte à Henriette) in this romantic comedy that reunites William Holden and Audrey Hepburn for the first time since 1954's Sabrina.
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Director:
Writers:
Julien Duvivier (story) and
Henri Jeanson (story) ...
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Release Date:
8 April 1964 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
RELAX...IT'S ALL RIGHT TO LAUGH AT THIS TENDER LOVE STORY! See more »
Plot:
The sprightly young assistant of a Hollywood screenwriter helps him over his writer's block by acting out his fantasies of possible plots. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

William Holden ... Richard Benson / Rick

Audrey Hepburn ... Gabrielle Simpson / Gaby
Grégoire Aslan ... Police Insp. Gilet
Raymond Bussières ... François - 1st Gangster
Christian Duvaleix ... Maitre d'Hotel
Michel Thomass (as Michel Thomas)
Dominique Boschero

Evi Marandi

Noel Coward ... Alexander Meyerheim
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Tony Curtis ... Maurice / Philippe - 2nd Policeman (uncredited)

Marlene Dietrich ... Costume Party Guest (uncredited)

Mel Ferrer ... Costume Party Jekyll & Hyde (uncredited)
Orestis Ganakis ... Philippe (uncredited)
Henri Garcin ... Third Policeman (uncredited)

Frank Sinatra ... Singer (uncredited) (singing voice)

Directed by
Richard Quine 
 
Writing credits
Julien Duvivier (story "La fête à Henriette") and
Henri Jeanson (story "La fête à Henriette")

George Axelrod (screenplay)

Produced by
George Axelrod .... producer
John R. Coonan .... associate producer
Carter De Haven Jr. .... associate producer
Richard Quine .... producer
 
Original Music by
Nelson Riddle 
 
Cinematography by
Charles Lang (director of photography) (as Charles Lang Jr.)
Claude Renoir (uncredited)
 
Film Editing by
Archie Marshek 
 
Art Direction by
Jean d'Eaubonne  (as Jean D'Eaubonne)
 
Set Decoration by
Gabriel Béchir  (as Gabriel Bechir)
 
Makeup Department
Dean Cole .... hair stylist
Frank McCoy .... makeup artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Paul Feyder .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Joseph de Bretagne .... sound (as Jo de Bretagne)
Charles Grenzbach .... sound
 
Visual Effects by
Paul K. Lerpae .... special photographic effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Vincent Rossell .... still photographer
Henri Tiquet .... camera operator
Robert Willoughby .... special still photographer (as Bob Willoughby)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Hubert de Givenchy .... wardrobe stylist
Jean Zay .... wardrobe coordinator
Joan Joseff .... costume jeweller (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Arthur Morton .... orchestrator
Tommy Tedesco .... musician: guitar (uncredited)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Paris - When It Sizzles" - USA (original title)
"Together in Paris" - USA (alternative title)
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Runtime:
110 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
During one scene, Audrey Hepburn and William Holden compare Frankenstein to My Fair Lady (1964), the latter of course being the film Audrey would soon star in. Charade (1963), Hepburn's next produced film, also contains a reference to "My Fair Lady".See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: As Richard lays out the blank pages, he lays one on the chair by the stairs. It falls down onto the seat of the chair. However, in the wide shot, it is back on the back of the chair.See more »
Quotes:
Gabrielle:What's the story about?
Richard:It's an action/suspense, uh, romantic melodrama with lots of comedy, of course. And, uh, deep down underneath, a substrata of social comment.
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Movie Connections:
References La Dolce Vita (1960)See more »
Soundtrack:
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FAQ

At the start of the movie, Hollywood producer Alexander Meyerheimer asks a girl if she knows Richard Benson. She replies rapidly in a foreign language. What language is this and what does she say?
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14 out of 20 people found the following review useful.
check for cameos, 20 August 2001
Author: audreynjames from Los Angeles, CA

This hilarious and romantic movie is full of inside jokes. See if you can find the several places where Audrey Hepburn recites lines from her previous films. Also check for cameos by Mel Ferrer (Hepburn's husband at the time) and Marlene Dietrich. Besides all of the cool cameos and inside jokes, this movie is utterly funny in the way that it makes fun of itself. A must see

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