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Paris Playboys (1954)

Approved | | Comedy | 7 March 1954 (USA)
Sach is the exact double of a famous French scientist who has invented a powerful rocket fuel. Enemy agents, mistaking Sach for the scientist, attempt to kidnap him and get the formula for the fuel.

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William Beaudine
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Leo Gorcey ... Terence Aloysius 'Slip' Mahoney
Huntz Hall ... Horace Debussy 'Sach' Jones / Prof. Maurice Gaston Le Beau
Bernard Gorcey ... Louie Dumbrowsky
Veola Vonn Veola Vonn ... Mimi Du Bois
Steven Geray ... Dr. Gaspard
John Wengraf ... Vidal (as John E. Wengraf)
Mari Lynn Mari Lynn ... Celeste Gambon (as Marianna Lynn)
David Gorcey ... Chuck (as David Condon)
Benny Bartlett ... Butch (as Bennie Bartlett)
Gordon B. Clarke Gordon B. Clarke ... Jacques Gambon
Alphonse Martell Alphonse Martell ... Pierre, Butler
Fritz Feld ... Marcel, Maitre d'
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Sach is the exact double of a famous French scientist who has invented a powerful rocket fuel. Enemy agents, mistaking Sach for the scientist, attempt to kidnap him and get the formula for the fuel.

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A Zany Laff Spree IN GAY PAREE! See more »

Genres:

Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 March 1954 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Farristas de Paris See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

First film of the series to include Huntz Hall's name above the title alongside Leo Gorcey's. See more »

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When Satch flips the spoon into Slip's cup of coffee, the handle of the spoon is to the right. But, in the next shot of Slip, the handle of the spoon is on the left. See more »

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Follows Blonde Dynamite (1950) See more »

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'A Case Of Mistaken Indemnity'
27 November 2010 | by bkoganbingSee all my reviews

Paris Playboys finds Leo Gorcey and Huntz Hall off to Gay Paree for the life of a pair on bon vivants. I doubt either could spell that and Gorcey was sure to misinterpret the words.

It's all a case of 'mistaken indemnity' as a quartet of continental gentlemen enter Louie's Sweet Shop on the Bowery and are sure that Hall is a famous French rocket scientist who disappeared as he was working on a new fuel formula. As the scientist was known for being quite the ladies man as well as a brilliant researcher, it ain't rocket science to figure out Horace DeBussy Jones isn't him even if he does look alike.

Still in a scheme to aid the free world, Hall, Gorcey, and Bernard Gorcey head to Paris in the hope that the ringer Hall might lure out those who are trying to disrupt his work one way or another.

Despite Leo Gorcey's usual command of the English language this Bowery Boy film belongs to Huntz Hall in his dual role as the simple minded Satch and the playboy scientist. For Huntz Hall's fans.


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