Paris Girls Fencing Movie Poster
This French film confection concerns two young Parisian beauties in love with same fellow.This French film confection directed by Henry Roussell concerns two young Parisian beauties in love with same fellow Fernand Fabre). When one of the girls (Suzy Vernon) goes to America, the one who stays home (Esther Kiss) thinks shes triumphed. But when the traveler returns and the guy goes for her new-found sophistication, the competition continues- including the hilariously mock-heroic duel we see in this four-sheet design. Fabre chooses Vernon in the end, and the film, which never takes itself seriously, is good fun throughout. Suzy Vernon - the American name taken by Nice-born Amelie Parto - was a vivacious actress most at home in farces and comedies. Her French film career began in 1925; she also worked in Germany and during the transition to sound (1929-1932), she went to Hollywood where she played in French versions of Warner Bros., MGM, and Paramount releases that were being filmed simultaneously with English-speaking original productions. Unfortunately, she quite films soon after.