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A Scandal in Paris (1946) was a Adventure - Crime Film directed by Douglas Sirk and produced by Fred Pressburger and Arnold Pressburger.

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Seattle International Film Festival 2016: George Sanders Steals Everything in A Scandal in Paris (1946)

By KC on May 24, 2016 From Classic Movies

This past Sunday, while Captain America boomed away in the next theater, a near-capacity crowd enjoyed George Sanders being his slippery best in Douglas Sirk's A Scandal in Paris (1946). It felt like a minor victory that a small part of Pacific Place Theaters was given to such an unusual classic. L... Read full article


A Scandal in Paris (1946)

By Raquel Stecher on Nov 30, -0001 From Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog

Born in jail, Eugene Francois Vidocq (George Sanders) seemed destined for a criminal life. On his birthday a few decades later, he finds himself once again behind bars. There he makes friends with fellow career criminal Emile Vernet (Akim Tamiroff). The Vernet matriarch sends Eugene a special birthd... Read full article


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Eugéne François Vidocq: In crime, as in love, there are only those who do, and those who don't dare.


Eugéne François Vidocq: Like most good men, I came from a poor but honest family - a little poorer than honest. The difference accounted for my being born in prison. Whenever poor mama expected another baby and consequently needed shelter, it was her custom to steal a loaf of bread and go to prison. She had stolen eleven loaves, served eleven sentences, and had eleven children, when to her misfortunes were added a twelfth. When poor mama went to a better world, leaving me to make the best of this one, what is more natural than that I should often return to the happy scene of my earliest childhood?


Loretta: [to Vidocq] I must say you commit your crimes a la mode.


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"The Hedda Hopper Show - This Is Hollywood" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on November 23, 1946 with Akim Tamiroff reprising his film role.
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