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PARIS ON FILM

WORDS TIM ROBEY, @trim_obey, PHOTOGRAPHS JONATHAN STOKES, @jonstokes1

AMERICANS IN PARIS

Hollywood directors have long grasped the luminous romantic appeal of Paris. The Seine was turned into a set when MGM made its studio musical An American in Paris (1951), recreating the cobbled riverside walk along the Quai de Montebello for Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron to dance along at night. Even mid-afternoon a rare solitude holds sway on this charmed stretch, where usually the only sound is the echo of your footsteps.

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