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Paree, Paree (1934)

In this musical short, a condensed version of Cole Porter's "Fifty Million Frenchmen" (1929), a wealthy young American meets the girl of his dreams and makes a bet that they will be engaged without her knowing of his riches.

Director:

Roy Mack

Writers:

E. Ray Goetz (play), Herbert Fields (book) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Dorothy Stone ... Lulu
Bob Hope ... Peter
Billie Leonard Billie Leonard ... Violet
Rodney McLennan Rodney McLennan ... Michael (as Rodney McLennon)
Charles Collins ... Baxter
The Climas The Climas ... Apache Scene Dancers
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Storyline

A rich young American man in Paris spots a beautiful woman in a crowd and is instantly smitten, but soon loses sight of her. Later, as he and several friends are sitting at a table at an outdoor cafe and he is describing her to them, he sees her again. His friends begin to tease him about her, and he bets them that he can win her love in a month without using his wealth to attract her. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Certificate:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 September 1934 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Broadway Brevities (1934-1935 season) #2: Paree, Paree See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Vitaphone production reels #1752-1753 See more »

Quotes

Peter: Oh, Miss Carroll, Miss Carroll. I'm a friend of Michael Cummings.
Lulu: Are you sure you're not a maniac.
Peter: Will you marry me?
Lulu: You are a maniac.
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Connections

Version of 50 Million Frenchmen (1931) See more »

Soundtracks

Paree, What Did You Do To Me?
(uncredited)
Written by Cole Porter
Sung by Dorothy Stone, danced by chorus
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What a charming little movie.
30 September 2005 | by p m-cSee all my reviews

Netflix should mention this short feature on the info for Silk Stockings. Superior in every way to that over-produced fluff. This had much better Cole Porter songs and lots more energy. Silk Stockings turned out to be a big disappointment. Fred was getting too old for this sort of thing, though the dances and Cyd are lovely. I will be on the watch for the Garbo--Melvyn Douglas version of Ninotchka. Was Peter Lorre ill during the making of Silk Stockings--he seems to be very passive in the more active numbers and with less lines? Very glad that I ran across Paree--Paree by pure accident. Made the whole experience a lot more enjoyable. Bob Hope, as a simple "song and dance man' is pure joy.


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