Paris Blues

  • 1961
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

The story is slim but the jazz is great, especially when legendary Louis Armstrong gets into the act. Newman and Poitier are friends and American expatriates living in Paris after WW II, playing jazz in a club run by Laage who is having a tepid affair with Newman. Living in Paris for Newman means dedicating himself to studying and composing classical music...read more

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Paris Blues - Official Trailer
02:46 — In Paris Blues, Ram Bowen (Paul Newman) and Eddie Cook (Sidney Poitier) are two expatriate jazz musicians living in Paris where, unlike America at the (more…)
(Movie Clip) Open, Take the A Train
Take The A Train is the number with Paul Newman and Sidney Poitier pretending to play in the opening to the pretty-much all Ellington jazz movie Paris (more…)
Paris Blues - (Original Trailer)
Paul Newman and Sidney Poitier play two jazz musicians blowing cool on the Left Bank in Martin Ritt's Paris Blues (1961).
(Movie Clip) Where's the Gypsy?
American jazz-men Eddie (Sidney Poitier) and Ram (Paul Newman) with three French notables, Roger Blin as the Gypsy, Francoise Brion as his girlfriend (more…)

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: The story is slim but the jazz is great, especially when legendary Louis Armstrong gets into the act. Newman and Poitier are friends and American expatriates living in Paris after WW II, playing jazz in a club run by Laage who is having a tepid affair with… (more)

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