Penguin Random House, Inc.
This beautifully nostalgic and wonderfully insightful volume examines Tinseltown’s fascination with the City of Light, from silent movies through to modern blockbusters. Eminent film commentators uncover Hollywood’s role in the cultivation of now timeless Parisian clichés, examining seminal films such as An American in Paris, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, and Sabrina. Interviews with eminent figures including Martin Scorsese, Julie Delpy, and Leslie Caron provide intimate insiders’ perspective. Covering more than 100 years of moviemaking, Paris by Hollywood is the perfect companion for lovers of American cinema and those captivated by the magic of the French capital.