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Is Paris Burning? (1966) was a Drama - Historical Film directed by René Clément and produced by Paul Graetz.

Academy Awards 1966 --- Ceremony Number 39 (source: AMPAS)

Best Art DirectionArt Direction: Willy Holt; Set Decoration: Marc Frederix, Pierre GuffroyNominated
Best CinematographyMarcel GrignonNominated

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Is Paris Burning? (1966)

By Beatrice on Jan 8, 2019 From Flickers in Time

Is Paris Burning? (Paris br?te-t-il?) Directed by Rene Clement Written by Gore Vidal and Francis Ford Coppola from a book by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre 1966/France/US Marianne Productions/Transcontinental Films First viewing/Amazon Instant I prefer a little depth to go with my movie stars ... Read full article

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After this movie was made and released, writer-lyricist Maurice Vidalin added lyrics to this films music score which had been composed by composer Maurice Jarre. This new music became a French patriotic anthem sung by Mireille Mathieu under the new title, "Paris en colère".
Some of the French actors, such as Charles Boyer, Leslie Caron and Jean-Pierre Cassel, dubbed their own dialogue into English. The American theatrical release of this film had all the French dialogue parts of the film dubbed into English language.
This film was completed shot in the city of Paris, capital of France. Apparently, there were 180 filming locations used within the Paris city and its environs for the shooting of this film.
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