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Paris Blues (1961) trailer

Paris Blues (Martin Ritt, 1961)

Paris Blues (1961) is an American feature film filmed on location in Paris, starring Sidney Poitier as expatriate jazz musician Eddie Cook, and Paul Newman as trombone-playing Ram Bowen. The two men romance two vacationing American tourists, Connie Lampson (Diahann Carroll) and Lillian Corning (Joanne Woodward). The film also features Louis Armstrong and jazz pianist Aaron Bridgers, was produced by Sam Shaw, directed by Martin Ritt from a screenplay by Walter Bernstein, and with cinematography by Christian Matras. Paris Blues was released in the U. S. on September 27, 1961.
The film's soundrack was written by Billy Strayhorn and Duke Ellington.

(Text from Wikipedia)

Paris Blues @ IMDB - AMG entry