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Under the Roofs of Paris

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[[Performer~P85111~Rene Clair~renéclair]]'s Under the Roofs of Paris is one of the first French films shot in sound. The film is a relaxed melodrama where a Parisian street singer ([[Performer~P57673~Albert Prejean~albertprejean]]) and his friend ([[Performer~P92557~Edmond Greville~edmondtgreville]]) pursue the love of the same woman ([[Performer~P34366~Pola Illery~polaillery]]). Clair chose to use sound only when needed, preferring to tell the story through his visuals as well as through his dialogue...more

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