Paris Blues Movie Review Summary

Actors: Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Sidney Poitier, Diahann Carroll

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Set in the wonderful city of Paris during the 1950s and with a great jazz score, this is the story of two American jazz musicians trombonist Ram Bowen and saxophonist Eddie Cook. Both love living in Paris because their music is appreciated, and for Eddie, as an African-American, he doesn't encounter the racism that he would back home.
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Into their world of jazz clubs and their bohemian circle of musician friends come two friends on vacation together from The U.S. Lillian falls for Ram and Connie falls for Eddie. The two women want to take their new men back to America with them, giving Ram and Eddie a difficult decision to make.

Best part of story, including ending: I liked the music and the intensity of the love affairs

Best scene in story: When Ram plays with guest artist, Louis Armstrong - it's very joyful

Opinion about the main character: I like his devotion to his music

The review of this Movie prepared by Anne Iredale a Level 2 American Robin scholar

Script Analysis of Paris Blues

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1930's-1950's Job/Profession/Poverty Story?    -   Yes Job:    -   musician

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   musician Age:    -   20's-30's


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France City?    -   Yes City:    -   Paris

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Is this movie based on a    -   book

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