Idol of Paris

(1948)

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| Film | United Kingdom | B&W | 1h 46min |
A
| Stars: Michael Rennie, Beryl Baxter, Christine Norden | Director: Leslie Arliss

In old Paris, a ragman’s daughter becomes queen of the demi-mondaines

Wickeder than The Wicked Lady!

Cast

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Photography of Michael Rennie, British actor, wearing a jacket and tie
Hertz
Beryl Baxter
Theresa
Christine Norden
Cora Pearl
Photo of Dry Rot (1956) (1) featuring Miles Malleson
Offenbach
Andrew Osborn
Antoine
Andrew Cruickshank
Prince Nicholas
Kenneth Kent
Emperor Napoleon
Fanny by Gaslight (1944) publicity photograph of British actress Margaretta Scott (1)
Empress Euginie
Patti Morgan
Bellanger
Genine Graham
Barucci
Henry Oscar
Lachman
Sybille Binder
Mrs Lachman
Leslie Perrins
Count Paiva
Campbell Cotts
George Tremer Sr
John Penrose
George Cremer Jr
April Stride
Countess de Molney
Donald Gray
Police Inspector
June Holden
Marie
Frederick Bradshaw
Chamberlain
Marianne Stone
Theresa’s Secretary
Peter Jones
Waiter
John Salew
Referee at Duel
Margaret Withers
Audience Member at Offenbach Concert
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Reviews

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Unintentionally hilarious copy of the Gainsborough period romances that had become so popular; much criticised because the leading ladies fight a duel with whips, but that’s the least of its faults. (Halliwell’s)

Pictures

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Photograph from Idol of Paris (1948) (1)

Production

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Leslie Arliss
Director
R J Minney
Producer
Stafford Dickens
Writer
Norman Lee
Writer
H Ostrer
Writer
Alfred Schirokauer
Writer (novel)

Companies

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Warner Bros.
Distribution company