This Man in Paris

This Man in Paris is a 1939 British comedy mystery film directed by David MacDonald and starring Barry K. Barnes, Valerie Hobson and Alastair Sim.

This Man in Paris
Australian theatrical poster
Directed byDavid MacDonald
Produced byAnthony Havelock-Allan
Written byRoger MacDougall
Allan MacKinnon
StarringBarry K. Barnes
Valerie Hobson
Alastair Sim
Edward Lexy
CinematographyHenry Harris
Edited byReginald Beck
Pinebrook Films
Distributed byParamount British Pictures
Release date
July 1939
Running time
86 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

It was a sequel to the 1938 film This Man Is News.[1] It was made at Denham Studios.


A British journalist and his wife travel to France to investigate a counterfeiting ring involving a British aristocrat.[2]


Critical reception

TV Guide gave the film two out of four stars, and wrote, "this well-done, clever comedy was a follow-up film to This Man is News, a British attempt to duplicate America's THIN MAN. However, this second film proved to be the last effort along those lines. Hobson is excellent in her role, though Barnes isn't quite the character he tries to be. Sim provides good comic support in another one of his eccentric specialties. Director MacDonald wins huzzahs for another entertaining middle-bracket crime story." [3]


This Man in Paris on IMDb

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