5.6/10
359
12 user 7 critic

To Paris with Love (1955)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 3 June 1955 (Belgium)
A middle-aged widower takes his son on a trip to Paris, where they try to find wives for each other.

Director:

Robert Hamer

Writers:

Robert Buckner (screenplay), Sterling Noel (story)
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The Captain of a ferry boat between the restricted British colony in Gibraltar and Spanish Morocco has a woman of differing appeal and temperament in each port.

Director: Anthony Kimmins
Stars: Alec Guinness, Peter Bull, Charles Goldner
The Detective (1954)
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Works of art are disappearing, stolen by a master thief, a master of disguise. Father Brown has two goals: to catch the thief and to save his soul.

Director: Robert Hamer
Stars: Alec Guinness, Joan Greenwood, Peter Finch
The Scapegoat (1959)
Crime | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

An English schoolteacher meets his lookalike, a French count; and unwillingly swaps identities with him.

Director: Robert Hamer
Stars: Alec Guinness, Bette Davis, Nicole Maurey
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Brothers from a Welsh village take their first trip to London to collect a prize, and meet a con artist and various other urban distractions.

Director: Charles Frend
Stars: Donald Houston, Meredith Edwards, Moira Lister
All at Sea (1957)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A seasick sea Captain commands an amusement pier despite local opposition.

Director: Charles Frend
Stars: Alec Guinness, Harry Locke, Frederick Piper
The Prisoner (1955)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A Cardinal is arrested for treason against the state. As a Prince of his church, and a popular hero of this people, for his resistance against the Nazis during the war, and afterward his ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Glenville
Stars: Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Wilfrid Lawson
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Released from prison after twelve years, a wrongfully convicted British man seeks revenge on the witnesses who lied at his trial.

Director: Robert Hamer
Stars: John Mills, John McCallum, Elizabeth Sellars
The Promoter (1952)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A charming and ambitious young man finds many ways to raise himself through the ranks in business and social standing, some honest, some not quite so. If he can just manage to avoid a ... See full summary »

Director: Ronald Neame
Stars: Alec Guinness, Glynis Johns, Valerie Hobson
Crime | Romance | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A clever and dedicated French police official, a cleverer master-thief whom he secretly admires, the woman loved by the official who is in love with the thief, at the outbreak of World War I.

Director: Robert Hamer
Stars: Eric Portman, Guy Rolfe, Nadia Gray
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

The post-war Labour government appoints an ex-docker as Governor of a Mediterranean colony.

Director: Robert Hamer
Stars: Eric Portman, Cecil Parker, Helen Cherry
Last Holiday (1950)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

When a lonely, unappreciated farm equipment salesman discovers he has only a few weeks to live, he withdraws his savings for a final holiday at a "posh" resort.

Director: Henry Cass
Stars: Alec Guinness, Beatrice Campbell, Kay Walsh
The Mudlark (1950)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

In 1875 London, young Wheeler (who lives by scavenging) finds a cameo of Queen Victoria, which he thinks so beautiful, he risks his life to save it. Possessed of a desire to see the Queen, ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Negulesco
Stars: Irene Dunne, Alec Guinness, Andrew Ray
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
Alec Guinness ... Col. Sir Edgar Fraser
Odile Versois ... Lizette Marconne
Vernon Gray ... John Fraser
Elina Labourdette ... Sylvia Gilbert
Jacques François ... Victor de Colville (as Jacques Francois)
Austin Trevor ... Leon de Colville
Jacques B. Brunius Jacques B. Brunius ... Monsieur Marconne (as Jacques Brunius)
Claude Romain Claude Romain ... Georges Duprez
Maureen Davis Maureen Davis ... Suzanne de Colville
Mollie Hartley Milburn Mollie Hartley Milburn ... Mme. Alvarez
Michael Anthony ... Pierre
Pamela Stirling Pamela Stirling ... Mme. Marconne
Claude Collier Claude Collier ... Cabaret Act
Edit

Storyline

To learn a thing or two about the eternal game of love, the grizzled Scottish gentleman, Colonel Sir Edgar Fraser, decides to take his immature son, John, on a trip to marvellous Paris, to show him the ropes. There, a very welcome surprise awaits, as the Frasers meet their ideal romantic partners: the young and fresh Parisian belle, Lisette Marconnet, and the charming ageing widow, Sylvia Gilbert. However, as light-hearted infatuation gives way to deeper feelings, both father and son devise secret plans to marry the other off. Will things work as planned? Written by Nick Riganas

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

1950s | 50s | passion | parisian | belle | See All (55) »

Taglines:

The Facts of Life...a la Guinness See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 June 1955 (Belgium) See more »

Also Known As:

Nach Paris der Liebe wegen See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Two Cities Films See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Color:

Color (Colour by) (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Opening credits: All characters and events in this film are fictitious.Any similarity to actual events or persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental. See more »

Connections

Referenced in From Paris with Love (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Honeysuckle Rose
(uncredited)
Music by Fats Waller
Lyrics by Andy Razaf
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
An extremely dull affair
31 December 2013 | by malcolmgswSee all my reviews

There are a number of British films from the 1950s about Brits going on holiday to France.most of them are shot in black and white,studio bound with average casts.However this film is different in that it is shot in colour with Alec Guiness starring and is clearly shot in Paris.One other difference the films in black and white were entertaining but this one is dreadfully dull.You get the impression that the producers were relying a bit too much in the different personality traits of the French as if France is an exotic country despite being only 21miles away.The Eastman Colour photography is very pleasant and that is about as good as it gets for this rather dull affair.


0 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 12 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed