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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 »

Director:

Richard Brooks

Writers:

Julius J. Epstein (screenplay), Philip G. Epstein (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Elizabeth Taylor ... Helen Ellswirth
Van Johnson ... Charles Wills
Walter Pidgeon ... James Ellswirth
Donna Reed ... Marion Ellswirth
Eva Gabor ... Lorraine Quarl
Kurt Kasznar ... Maurice
George Dolenz ... Claude Matine
Roger Moore ... Paul
Sandy Descher ... Vicki
Celia Lovsky ... Mama
Peter Leeds Peter Leeds ... Barney
John Doucette ... Campbell
Odette Myrtil ... Singer (as Odette)
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Storyline

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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Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 April 1955 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Damals in Paris See more »

Filming Locations:

Cannes, Alpes-Maritimes, France See more »

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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

4-Track Stereo (Perspecta Sound) (Western Electric Sound System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.75 : 1
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Trivia

While the "mystery challenger" on What's My Line?: Elizabeth Taylor (1954), Elizabeth Taylor was asked why this movie was renamed. She replied that the studio was afraid audiences would assume that a movie titled "Babylon Revisited" was about Biblical subject matters. See more »

Goofs

Near the end of the film, when Helen is wearing the red dress, Charlie comes home drunk and puts the chain on the door. The chain is a lot longer than a normal door chain, at least 12 inches. When Helen comes home later and tries to get in, the chain is now much shorter. It's now the length of a normal door chain. See more »

Quotes

Helen Ellswirth: I'm sick to death of death. I want to enjoy things, have fun, live every day like it's the last day. Wouldn't that be nice, a lifetime full of last days?
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Aupres De Ma Blonde
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A great romantic classic
15 September 2001 | by thguruSee all my reviews

A great romantic classic. I saw it again now in 9/2001. Some would say that it is a little slow. I still loved it. Liz Taylor looks as beautiful as ever. But the real star is Van Johnson. Great acting. The emotion that he shows is outstanding and very real. I am an older man now...57 years old. I had to reach for my hanky several times. The love...the joy...the tears... and the sorrow of a man for his wife and his child. Well...well...it is too bad they don't have movies like this anymore. I miss them. This is one I will save and enjoy seeing again someday....


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