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A Scandal in Paris Movie Review Summary

Actors: George Sanders, Signe Hasso, Carole Landis, Akim Tamiroff, Gene Lockhart, Alan Napier

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Based on François Vidocq's memoirs, A SCANDAL IN PARIS is a movie directed by Douglas Sirk in 1946.

The picture relates three or four episodes of Vidocq's adventurous life. He seduces women before stealing their jewels. In 1805, amazed by Vidocq's talent for deductions, the Minister of Police hires him as the new Chief of Police.

But Vidocq's past will soon catch him as old acquaintances recognize him and as the daughter of the Minister of police falls in love with him and secretly investigates his life.




The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler








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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1600 to 1899 Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Crime & Scandal    -   Yes Story of    -   Thief/Con Artist POV story Lover is...    -   criminal/bad doer

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   thief/con artist Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   French

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France City?    -   Yes City:    -   Paris Misc setting    -   prison

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   explicit references to deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing Any profanity?    -   None Is this movie based on a    -   book

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