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Paris When It Sizzles (1964)

Paris - When It Sizzles (original title)
Approved | | Comedy , Romance | 8 April 1964 (USA)
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The sprightly young assistant of a Hollywood screenwriter helps him over his writer's block by acting out his fantasies of possible plots.

Director:

Richard Quine

Writers:

Julien Duvivier (story "La fête à Henriette"), Henri Jeanson (story "La fête à Henriette") | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
William Holden ... Richard Benson / Rick
Audrey Hepburn ... Gabrielle Simpson / Gaby
Grégoire Aslan ... Police Insp. Gilet
Raymond Bussières ... François - 1st Gangster
Christian Duvaleix Christian Duvaleix ... Maitre d'Hotel
Michel Thomass Michel Thomass ... (as Michel Thomas)
Dominique Boschero
Evi Marandi
Noël Coward ... Alexander Meyerheim (as Noel Coward)
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Storyline

Hollywood producer Alexander Meyerheimer has hired drunken writer Richard Benson to write his latest movie. Benson has been holed up in a Paris apartment supposedly working on the script for months, but instead has spent the time living it up. Benson now has just two days to the deadline and thus hires a temporary secretary, Gabrielle Simpson, to help him complete it in time. Written by Col Needham <col@imdb.com>

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GO ABSOLUTELY APE IN PARIS WHEN IT SIZZLES See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

8 April 1964 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Paris When It Sizzles See more »

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Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Mel Ferrer: Audrey Hepburn's husband appears as a police driver near the end of the movie. See more »

Goofs

During the chase, Gaby's hat and veil are both through the sunroof of her car in the long shots, but only her hat is out for the in car shots. See more »

Quotes

Richard: Cut to the Eiffel Tower. The main title. The trumpets segue into the inevitable title song. Maybe we can get Sinatra to sing it.
[Frank Sinatra begins to sing]
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Crazy Credits

Audrey Hepburn's perfume is credited to Hubert de Givenchy. See more »

Connections

References Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961) See more »

Soundtracks

The Girl Who Stole the Eiffel Tower
Music by Nelson Riddle
Lyrics by Richard Quine
Performed by Frank Sinatra
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check for cameos
20 August 2001 | by audreynjamesSee all my reviews

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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