The Battle Of Paris

  • 1929
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Musical

A musical comedy version of WW I which is neither musical nor funny. Lawrence, a singer working with Ruggles, a pickpocket, falls in love with American artist Petrie (after Ruggles picks his pocket) and then becomes his model. Songs include: "Here Comes the Bandwagon," and "They All Fall in Love" (Cole Porter), "Housekeeping for You," and "What Makes My...read more

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A musical comedy version of WW I which is neither musical nor funny. Lawrence, a singer working with Ruggles, a pickpocket, falls in love with American artist Petrie (after Ruggles picks his pocket) and then becomes his model. Songs include: "Here Comes the Bandwagon," and "They All Fall in

Love" (Cole Porter), "Housekeeping for You," and "What Makes My Baby Blue" (Howard Dietz, Jay Gorney). Reviewers took more shots at this primitive talkie when it opened than were probably fired during the war. The interspersed dialog is with songs written by Cole Porter.

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: A musical comedy version of WW I which is neither musical nor funny. Lawrence, a singer working with Ruggles, a pickpocket, falls in love with American artist Petrie (after Ruggles picks his pocket) and then becomes his model. Songs include: "Here Comes th… (more)

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