While filming Paris Blues in Paris 1961, Diahann met director Anatole Litvak at a dinner party. He asked if she would be interested in singing two songs in a movie he was making with Ingrid Bergman and Yves Montand. Diahann accepted on the spot, and luckily she could work out her schedule to make both movies. She is seen as a singer - and both songs (composed by Dore Previn) is featured on the soundtrack that was released.
CAST & CREDITS
Ingrid Bergman ... Paula Tessier
Yves Montand ... Roger Demarest
Anthony Perkins ... Philip Van der Besh
Jessie Royce Landis ... Mrs. Van der Besh
Pierre Dux ... Maître Fleury
Jocelyn Lane ... First Maisie
Jean Clarke ... Second Maisie
Michèle Mercier ... Third Maisie
Uta Taeger ... Gaby
André Randall ... M. Steiner
Peter Bull ... Client
Alison Leggatt ... Alice
David Horne ... Queen's Counsel
Lee Patrick ... Madame Fleury
Colin Mann ... Assistant Lawyer
Diahann Carroll ... Night Club Singer
Annie Duperoux ... Madeline Fleury
Raymond Gérôme ... Jimmy
Jean Hébey ... Monsieur Cherel - Man in Club
Michel Garland ... Young Man in Club
Paul Uny ... Waiter
Directed by Anatole Litvak
Written by Samuel A. Taylor
Based on a novel by Françoise Sagan
The music score was written by Georges Auric with additional music by Brahms.
The movie premiered June 29, 1961.
Released on VHS:
Please note that this movie has yet to be released on DVD in the USA.
Soundtrack not available on CD. Released as a digital download in Europe in 2011. See soundtrack info here.
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