Is Paris Burning? Overview:

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? On Blu-ray From Kino

By Dan Day, Jr. on Aug 26, 2023 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog

As a World War II buff, I've seen nearly every major film that revolves around a battle or campaign from that conflict. One WWII picture I had not yet seen was the 1966 French epic IS PARIS BURNING? Kino has just released a restored version of the film on Blu-ray.IS PARIS BURNING? is essentially a F... Read full article

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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Apparently, at least in one version of this film, all of E.G. Marshall's scenes as Intelligence Officer Powell were cut out.
A French postman felt off his bicycle on the Champs Elysées, when he saw some extras dressed as German soldiers crossing the avenue during a lunch pause. He ran out screaming, "They're back! They're back!"
An article in the 7 November 1966 issue of 'Boxoffice' reported that four featurettes were made to promote the movie: "He Must Find There Nothing", in a 20-minute and a 10-minute version, a making of the production and how locations had to be modified to reflect the 1944 period; "Reality Must Not Be Left to Chance", 10-minute short behind the scenes; and a fourth featurette about composer Maurice Jarre.
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