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The Rage of Paris

The Rage of Paris(1938)

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Brief Synopsis

Nicole has no job and is several weeks behind with her rent. Her solution to her problem is to try and snare a rich husband. Enlisting the help of her friend Gloria and the maitre'd at a ritzy New York City hotel, the trio plot to have Gloria catch the eye of Bill Duncan, a handsome millionaire staying at the hotel. The plan works and the two quickly become engaged. Nicole's plan may be thwarted by Bill's friend, Jim Trevor, who's met Nicole before and sees through her plot.

Cast & Crew

Henry Koster Director
Danielle Darrieux Nicole [de Cortillon]
Douglas Fairbanks Jim Trevor
Louis Hayward Bill [Jerome] Duncan
Helen Broderick Gloria [Patterson]
Samuel S. Hinds Mr. Duncan
Nella Walker Mrs. Duncan
Harry Davenport Caretaker
Lionel Pape Uncle Josephus
Frances Robinson Outside secretary
Mary Forbes Woman in opera box

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1938 Production Date:  Charles R. Rogers in charge of production
none available
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Universal Pictures Co., Inc.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Universal Pictures Co., Inc.
Duration(mins):  75 or 78 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  9    

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  • The Rage of Paris is charmant!

    Lynn 2015-03-14

    Loved this screwball comedy with a dash of romance thanks to Douglas Fairbanks, Jr, Danielle Darrieux and a great supporting cast! Highly recommend. MORE>

  • Worth it to watch Fairbanks

    el debbo 2014-03-07

    What a talented comedic actor ---Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. He really carries this movie, completely acting the part of the successful young businessman and... MORE>

  • The Rage of Paris

    Ashley N P. 2013-10-07

    A great comedy classic. Douglas Fairbanks., Jr and Danielle Darrieux are wonderful in this movie. A must watch for all screwball classic fans. MORE>