This Man in Paris

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This Man in Paris
"This Man in Paris" (1939).jpg
Australian theatrical poster
Directed by David MacDonald
Written by
Produced by Anthony Havelock-Allan
Starring
Cinematography Henry Harris
Edited by Reginald Beck
Production
company
Pinebrook Films
Distributed by Paramount British Pictures
Release date
July 1939
Running time
86 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish

This Man in Paris is a 1939 British comedy mystery film directed by David MacDonald and starring Barry K. Barnes, Valerie Hobson and Alastair Sim.

Contents

It was a sequel to the 1938 film This Man Is News . [1] It was made at Denham Studios.

Premise

A British journalist and his wife travel to France to investigate a counterfeiting ring involving a British aristocrat. [2]

Cast

Critical reception

TV Guide gave the film two out of four stars, and wrote, "this well-done, clever comedy was a follow-up film to This Man is News, a British attempt to duplicate America's THIN MAN . However, this second film proved to be the last effort along those lines. Hobson is excellent in her role, though Barnes isn't quite the character he tries to be. Sim provides good comic support in another one of his eccentric specialties. Director MacDonald wins huzzahs for another entertaining middle-bracket crime story." [3]

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References

  1. Hal Erickson. "This Man Is News (1939) - David MacDonald - Synopsis, Characteristics, Moods, Themes and Related - AllMovie". AllMovie.
  2. "This Man in Paris (1939)". BFI. Archived from the original on 12 July 2012.
  3. "This Man In Paris". TVGuide.com.

This Man in Paris at IMDb