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Title French cancan [(DVD) videorecording] : une comédie musicale / de Jean Renoir ; une réalisation Franco London Film ; adaptation cinématographique et dialogue de Jean Renoir d'après une idée de André-Paul Antoine ; directeur de production, Louis Wipf.

Publication Info. [United States] : Criterion Collection, [2004]
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 Nichols Adult DVD Foreign Films  FRENCH FRE    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (105 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([6] pages ; 19 cm)
Series Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 243.
Criterion collection ; 243.
System Details DVD.
Language In French with optional English subtitles.
Cast Jean Gabin, Françoise Arnoul, Maria Félix, Giani Esposito, Franco Pastorino, Edith Piaf, Patachou.
Credits Director of photography, Michel Kelber ; editor, Borys Lewin ; music, Georges Van Parys.
Summary Nineteenth-century Paris comes alive in Jean Renoir's tale of the opening of the Moulin Rouge. Jean Gabin plays Danglard, who makes the cancan all the rage while juggling the love of two beautiful women: an Egyptian belly-dancer and a naive working girl-turned-cancan star. Includes a cameo by Edith Piaf.
Note Includes video introduction by Peter Bogdanovich ; interviews with Renoir and set designer Max Douy ; stills gallery ; Jean Renoir parle de son art (pt. 2 of an interview with Jean Renoir) ; essay by Andrew Sarris in accompanying booklet.
Subject Moulin-Rouge (Night club : Paris, France) -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Music-halls (Variety-theaters, cabarets, etc.) -- France -- Paris -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Cancans -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
France -- Social life and customs -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Genre Comedy films.
Feature films France.
Musical films.
Added Author Renoir, Jean, 1894-1979, director, screenwriter.
Antoine, André-Paul.
Wipf, Louis, producer.
Gabin, Jean, 1904-1976, actor.
Arnoul, Françoise, actor.
Félix, María, 1914-2002, actor.
Esposito, Giani, actor.
Pastorino, Franco, actor.
Piaf, Edith, 1915-1963, actor.
Patachou, actor.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Franco London Film.
Added Title French can can : a musical comedy
Jean Renoir's French cancan
Jean Renoir parle de son art.
Standard No. 037429194027
Music No. FRE050 Criterion
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