Paris When It Sizzles

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Richard Quine directs George Axelrod's acerbic script adapted from Julien Duvivier's La Fête à Henriette in this romantic comedy that reunites William Holden and Audrey Hepburn for the first time since 1954's Sabrina. Holden plays Richard Benson, a Hollywood screenwriter being pressured by movie producer Alexander Meyerheimer Noël Coward to finish his script entitled "The Girl Who Stole the Eiffel Tower." Meyerheimer gives Richard a two-day ultimatum to complete his work, unaware that Richard has yet to even ...
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Richard Quine directs George Axelrod's acerbic script adapted from Julien Duvivier's La Fête à Henriette in this romantic comedy that reunites William Holden and Audrey Hepburn for the first time since 1954's Sabrina. Holden plays Richard Benson, a Hollywood screenwriter being pressured by movie producer Alexander Meyerheimer Noël Coward to finish his script entitled "The Girl Who Stole the Eiffel Tower." Meyerheimer gives Richard a two-day ultimatum to complete his work, unaware that Richard has yet to even start on the script. In an effort to get moving on his project, Richard hires a live-in secretary, Gabrielle Simpson Audrey Hepburn, to help him. Soon enough, the two fall in love and spend the time enacting various scenes from the unwritten screenplay as the time slips away and Richard's deadline looms.
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Special Features

Closed Caption; Original theatrical trailer
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/29/2011
  • UPC: 097361436746
  • Original Release: 1964
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  • Source: Paramount
  • Region Code: 1
  • Time: 1:50:00
  • Format: DVD

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
William Holden Richard Benson
Audrey Hepburn Gabrielle Simpson
Gregoire Aslan Police Inspector
Noël Coward Alexander Meyerheimer
Raymond Bussières Gangster
Christian Duvallex Maitre d'Hotel
Marlene Dietrich Guest Star
Thomas Michel
Fred Astaire Voice Only
Dominique Boschero
Tony Curtis Second Policeman
Mel Ferrer Guest Star
Evi Marandi
Frank Sinatra Voice Only
Technical Credits
Richard Quine Director, Producer
George Axelrod Producer, Screenwriter
Gabriel Bechir Set Decoration/Design
John R. Coonan Associate Producer
Jean D'Eaubonne Art Director
Hubert de Givenchy Costumes/Costume Designer
Joseph DeBretagne Sound/Sound Designer
Carter DeHaven III Associate Producer
Christian Dior Costumes/Costume Designer
Julien Duvivier Original Story
Paul Feyder Asst. Director
Charles Grenzbach Sound/Sound Designer
Henri Jeanson Original Story
Charles B. Lang Cinematographer
Paul K. Lerpae Special Effects
Archie Marshek Editor
Frank McCoy Makeup
Nelson Riddle Score Composer
Henri Tiquet Camera Operator
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Paris When It Sizzles
1. An Alexander Meyerheim Production [5:35]
2. Boy Meets Girl [5:51]
3. Deadline [6:53]
4. An Idea [4:40]
5. Conflict [6:48]
6. A Liar and a Thief [5:12]
7. Lunch [8:20]
8. The Switch [6:25]
9. Continuity [4:26]
10. Revisions [5:04]
11. The Plot [5:38]
12. Inside the Studio Gates [6:10]
13. Switches on Switches [8:11]
14. Party Scene [10:06]
15. Getaway [7:07]
16. The End [5:50]
17. Boy Gets Girl [7:53]
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Disc #1 -- Paris When It Sizzles
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      Audio Options: English
      Audio Options: French
      Subtitle Options: English for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
      Subtitle Options: None
   Theatrical Trailer
   Scene Selection
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