They Had to See Paris (1929) - Rotten Tomatoes

They Had to See Paris (1929)

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A simple man from the hills of Oklahoma strikes oil on his land, prompting his pretentious, status-climbing wife to drag him, reluctantly, through the highest stratas of French society. Will Rogers's talking-picture debut -- which would seem to have formed the rough foundation for television's much later The Beverly Hillbillies.

Cast

Will Rogers
as Pike Peters
Irene Rich
as Mrs. Peters
Owen Davis Jr.
as Ross Peters
Fifi D'Orsay
as Claudine
Rex Bell
as Clark McCurdy
Ivan Lebedeff
as Marquis De Brissac
Marcelle Corday
as Marquise De Brissac
Theodore Lodi
as Grand Duke Makiall
Edgar Kennedy
as Ed Eggers
Gregory Gaye
as Prince Ordinsky
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Audience Reviews for They Had to See Paris

As predictable and boring as a movie, about a family poor who strikes it rich and moves to Paris, can be. It's not funny or dramatic really, but the actors aren't too bad. Overall I didn't like it.

Aj V
Aj V

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