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::1964 - Paris when it sizzles (Together in Paris) / Zusammen in Paris



USA 1964
Richard Quine Productions/Charleston Enterprises
technicolor

Synopsis:
Film producer Alexander Meyerheimer is in Cannes and upset because scriptwriter Richard Benson is late delivering the script for The Girl Who Stole the Eiffel Tower , Meyerheimer's latest production. He wires Benson in Paris that he has only 2 days to complete the script; and Benson, who has written nothing, hires a secretary, Gabrielle Simpson, to move in and assist him. As they grind out a script that combines all the elements of a spy thriller, a comedy, a love story, a western, a musical, and every other basic motion picture genre, Richard and Gabrielle project themselves into the story and actually become the hero, heroine, and villain of each scene they create. They return to reality only for story changes, champagne suppers, and romantic interludes. When the deadline is reached the script is still unfinished, but Richard and Gabrielle have fallen in love.

Cast:
William Holden (Richard Benson / Rick)
Audrey Hepburn (Gabrielle Simpson / Gaby)
Grégoire Aslan (Police Insp. Gilet)
Raymond Bussières (François - gangster #1)
Christian Duvaleix (Maitre d'Hotel)
Michel Thomass (as Michel Thomas)
Dominique Boschero
Evi Marandi
Noel Coward (Alexander Meyerheim)
Tony Curtis (Maurice / Philippe, 2nd policeman)
Marlene Dietrich (Herself)
Mel Ferrer (Costume party Jekyll & Hyde)
Orestis Ganakis (Philippe)
Henri Garcin (Third Policeman)
Frank Sinatra (Singer) (singing voice)

Crew:
Richard Quine (director)
George Axelrod (screenplay)
George Axelrod (producer)
John R. Coonan (associate producer)
Carter De Haven Jr. (associate producer)
Richard Quine (producer)
Nelson Riddle (Original Music)
Charles Lang (director of photography)
Claude Renoir (camera)
Archie Marshek (film editor)
Jean d'Eaubonne (art director)
Gabriel Béchir (set decorator)
Dean Cole (hair stylist)
Frank McCoy (makeup artist)
Paul Feyder (assistant director second unit)
Joseph de Bretagne (sound)
Charles Grenzbach (sound)
Paul K. Lerpae (special photographic effects)
Vincent Rossell (still photographer)
Henri Tiquet (camera operator)
Robert Willoughby (special still photographer)
Hubert de Givenchy (wardrobe stylist)
Jean Zay (wardrobe coordinator)
Joan Joseff (costume jeweller)
Arthur Morton (orchestrator)
Tommy Tedesco (musician: guitar)
based on the story "La fête à Henriette" by Julien Duvivier and Henri Jeanson

Song:
«That Face» by Alan Bergman and Lew Spence (sung by Fred Astaire)

Length:
110 Minutes

Production:
Autumn 1963

Premiere:
New York opening: 8 Apr 1964, Trans Lux Theatre