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The Last Time I Saw Paris (1954)

Approved | | Drama, Romance | 3 April 1955 (Japan)
Charles returns to Paris to reminisce about the life he led in Paris after it was liberated. He worked on "Stars and Stripes" when he met Marion and Helen. He would marry and be happy ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
... Helen Ellswirth
... Charles Wills
... James Ellswirth
... Marion Ellswirth
... Lorraine Quarl
... Maurice
... Claude Matine
... Paul
... Vicki
... Mama
Peter Leeds ... Barney
... Campbell
... Singer (as Odette)
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Charles returns to Paris to reminisce about the life he led in Paris after it was liberated. He worked on "Stars and Stripes" when he met Marion and Helen. He would marry and be happy staying in Paris after his discharge and working for a news organization. He would try to write his great novel and that would come between Charlie, his wife, and his daughter. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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First shown on network television after being telecast on local stations for years. See more »

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In the title screen at the beginning of the the movie it says "COPYRIGHT MCMXLIV IN U.S.A.", which in roman numbers is 1944, but the film was released in 1954, in roman numbers would be MCMLIV. See more »

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Helen Ellswirth: Do you mind if Paul takes me home?
Charles Wills: Paul who?
Helen Ellswirth: Paul anybody. Party like this, must be at least 6 or 7 Pauls
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Referenced in One Day at a Time: Last Time I Saw Paris (1982) See more »

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You Wonderful You
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Music by Harry Warren
Played when Helen introduces Paul Lane to Mrs. Johnson at the party
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Suffers from its lenght
30 August 2001 | by See all my reviews

It is the end of WWII. Van Johnson, a reporter in the military, celebrates together with all of Paris. At a café he meets a friend and his girlfriend. The girl, played by Donna Reed, immediatly fells in love with Van Johnsson. Unfortenatly for Donna Reed, Van Johnsson is bound to meet her sister, a young beautiful girl played by Elisabeth Taylor. There is love at first sight, They get married and their marriage has its ups and downs but results in a baby girl. In the most troubled period in their marriage, Van Johnsson no longer works as a reporter but as a novelist. All he gets is rejections and this affect both of them to that he moves back to the states. After a year he understands where he went wrong and goes back to France for his daughter.

The movie features good actors, especially Walter Pidgeon as the father of the two sisters. We also get to see a young Roger Moore in his first American movie. sadly the movie suffers from its lenght, almost two hours. At times it seems dull and uninteresting. 4/10


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