Paris (1929) was a Musical - Black-and-white Film directed by Clarence G. Badger and produced by Robert North.
Musical Monday: Gold Diggers in Paris (1938)on Jun 20, 2022 From Comet Over Hollywood
It?s no secret that the Hollywood Comet loves musicals. In 2010, I revealed I had seen 400 movie musicals over the course of eight years. Now that number is over 600. To celebrate and share this musical love, here is my weekly feature about musicals. This week?s musical: Gold Diggers in Paris (1938)... Read full article
Dedication of the Monttessuy Center for the Arts and the Olivia de Havilland Theater at the American University of ParisBy Lara on Oct 27, 2021 From Backlots
In the spirit of carpe diem, I have just returned from a trip to Paris to attend the three-day opening of the Olivia de Havilland Theater. It was a trip that I hoped would happen since I learned about the event earlier this year, and by the time it came around, the circumstances were such??COVID-wis... Read full article
Olivia de Havilland and the American University of ParisBy Lara on May 3, 2021 From Backlots
If you are a longtime reader of Backlots, you have read of my connection to Olivia de Havilland. From the evening I spent with her at the American Library in Paris, to Backlots’ coverage of her court case against FX, Olivia de Havilland has been close to my heart for many years. Her career and... Read full article
Les Cousins (1959): Chabrol Takes on ParisBy 4 Star Film Fan on Mar 18, 2021 From 4 Star Films
“A girl and an exam aren’t the end of the world.” Most anyone can probably tell you Les Cousins is a fine companion piece to follow-up Le Beau Serge, and it’s true. It features much the same cast — specifically Jean-Claude Brially and Gerard Blane, in a kind of role rev... Read full article
A Mystery in Paris: ‘So Long at the Fair’ (1950)By Virginie Pronovost on Sep 25, 2020 From The Wonderful World of Cinema
If you’ve been following this blog for a while and know my tastes well, it shouldn’t be a mystery that one of my favourite national cinemas is the one made in the UK, especially the classics from the 30s until the 60s. That is why Terence’s Rule, Britannia Blogathon that he is host... Read full article
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In September 1928, Warner Bros. Pictures purchased a majority interestin First National Pictures and from that point on, all "First National" productions were actually made under Warner Bros. control, even though the two companies continued to retain separate identities until the mid-1930's, after which time "A Warner Bros.-First National Picture" was often used.
The sound discs and sound tape reels for this film survive in the UCLA Film and Television Archives.
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