Paris Blues

Fri May 29, 7pm
Presented by: Library of Congress
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(1961) | 98 mins. Martin Ritt, Director 

Paris Blues is a classic love story about American expatriate jazz musicians in Paris, with memorable performances by figures including Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Sidney Poitier and Louis Armstrong. Billy Strayhorn’s significant contributions to Paris Blues went uncredited, with an Oscar nomination going instead to Duke Ellington for Best Music and Scoring.

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