The Last Time I Saw Paris

The Last Time I Saw Paris

Money ruins writer (Van Johnson) and wife (Elizabeth Taylor) in postwar Paris.

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The Last Time I Saw Paris


Drama116 Mins1954

Reporter Charles Wills (Van Johnson), in Paris to cover the end of World War II, falls for the beautiful Helen Ellswirth (Elizabeth Taylor) following a brief flirtation with her sister, Marion (Donna Reed). After he and Helen marry, Charles pursues his novelistic ambition while supporting his new bride with a deadening job at a newspaper wire service. But when an old investment suddenly makes the family wealthy, their marriage begins to unravel -- until a sudden tragedy changes everything.


  • Melodramatic
  • Emotional