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Het begon in Parijs (1937)

I Met Him in Paris (original title)
Kay Denham, romanced in Paris by friends Gene and George, can't figure out why George disapproves of Gene.

Director:

Wesley Ruggles

Writers:

Claude Binyon, Helen Meinardi (story)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Claudette Colbert ... Kay Denham
Melvyn Douglas ... George Potter
Robert Young ... Gene Anders
Lee Bowman ... Berk Sutter
Mona Barrie ... Helen Anders
George Davis George Davis ... Snow Cutter Driver
Fritz Feld ... Swiss Hotel Clerk
Rudolph Anders Rudolph Anders ... Romantic Waiter (scenes deleted) (as Rudolph Amendt)
Alexander Cross ... John Hanley
George Sorel George Sorel ... Hotel Clerk
Louis LaBey Louis LaBey ... Bartender
Egon Brecher Egon Brecher ... Emile - Upper Sled Run Tower Control
Hans Joby Hans Joby ... Lower Sled Run Tower Control
Jacques Vanaire Jacques Vanaire ... French Restaurant Masher (as Jacques Venaire)
Eugene Borden Eugene Borden ... Headwaiter
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Storyline

Kay Denham is off for a 'fling' in Paris, leaving her staid suitor Berk behind. There, she meets two new suitors, Gene and George. Gene smooth-talks her into a junket to Switzerland, but George (with no illusions about his friend) appoints himself chaperone. Through a series of slapstick winter sports, Kay remains puzzled about George's disapproval of Gene...but there's a reason. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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Claudette as you love her best in a love-making frolic that tops everything she's ever done for fun! See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 May 1937 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Het begon in Parijs See more »

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Budget:

$500,000 (estimated)
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Production Co:

Paramount Pictures See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on February 4, 1940 with Melvyn Douglas and Robert Young reprising their film roles. See more »

Goofs

When Kay Denham played by Claudette Colbert is stuck in the bobsleigh track the passing "bob" knocks off a chuck of the fake snow off the track. See more »

Quotes

George Potter: Did I do that
Kay Denham: Oh, no. I was limping when I came in.
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Soundtracks

I Met Him in Paris
Music by Hoagy Carmichael
Lyrics by Helen Meinardi
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Charming fluff
24 September 2017 | by touser2004See all my reviews

If you love romantic comedies then this passes as easy watching.Douglas and Colbert gel but the script lacked sparkle . When I analyse Colberts career it has to be said that she really isn't in many that you would describe as classics,that have stood the test of time.Her performances are generally excellent but often in mediocre films


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