French Cancan

Collection Grands classiques restauréswith Jean Gabin, Françoise Arnould, María Félix, Michel Piccoli
4 formatsFrench11 subtitles languages

Henri Danglard, proprietor of the fashionable (but bankrupt) cafe 'Le Paravent Chinois' featuring his mistress, belly dancer Lola, goes slumming in Montmartre (circa 1890) where the then-old-fashioned cancan is still danced. There, he conceives the idea of reviving the cancan as the feature of a new, more popular establishment...and meets Nini, a laundress and natural dancer, whom he hopes to star in his new show. But a tangled maze of jealousies intervenes...

  • year
  • nationality
  • running time
  • rights end
  • filmed in
  • director of photography
    Michel Kelber
  • distributor
  • producers
    Franco london films, Jolly Film
  • original work authors
    André-Paul Antoine
  • costume
    Paulette Coquatrix, Rosine Delamare, Barbara Karinska

Kit de ressources

  • 6media
  • 2technical resources
  • 1educational resource

By continuing to browse this website, you agree to our use of cookies to improve your experience.Find out more