Paree, Paree

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Paree, Paree
Directed by Roy Mack
Produced by Samuel Sax
Written by Cyrus Wood
E. Ray Goetz
Herbert Fields
Starring Bob Hope
Dorothy Stone
Cinematography Ray Foster
Distributed by Warner Brothers
Release date
September 8, 1934
Running time
21 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Paree, Paree is a 1934 black-and-white Vitaphone musical short starring Bob Hope and Dorothy Stone. Cole Porter wrote the lyrics and music for this musical comedy short.[1]

Premise[edit]

A wealthy man (Bob Hope) makes a bet with his friends that he could win a girl (Dorothy Stone) without her knowing of his riches.

Cast[edit]

Songs[edit]

Four of the songs in this short were first used in Porter's 1929 Broadway musical Fifty Million Frenchmen, then in the 1931 film adaptation of the same name, which was filmed in Technicolor.

  • "Paree, What Did You Do to Me" – Female singer
  • "You Don't Know Paree" – Orchestra
  • "You Do Something to Me" – Peter and Lulu
  • "Find Me a Primitive Man" – Violet
  • "You've Got That Thing" – Peter
  • Finale: "You've Got That Thing" (reprise) – Company
These songs were from Fifty Million Frenchmen.

DVD[edit]

This short is on DVD in the special features of the MGM movie musical Silk Stockings (1957).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Paree, Paree, SoundheimGuide, accessed February 13, 2013

External links[edit]