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Title French cancan [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.

Imprint [New York, N.Y.?] : Criterion Collection, [2004]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    F FRE    Available
Description 1 videodisc (105 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([6] p. ; 19 cm.)
Series Criterion collection ; 243
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 243.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1955.
Special features: 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.
Credits Director of photography, Michel Kelber ; editor, Borys Lewin ; music, Georges Van Parys.
Cast Jean Gabin, Françoise Arnoul, Maria Félix, Giani Esposito, Franco Pastorino, Edith Piaf, Patachou.
Summary Nineteenth-century Paris comes alive in Jean Renoir's French Cancan, the exhilarating tale of the opening of the world-renowned Moulin Rouge. Jean Gabin plays the wily impressario 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"--Container. Includes a cameo by Edith Piaf.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital mono.
Language French dialogue, optional English subtitles.
Subject Moulin-Rouge (Night club : Paris, France) -- Drama.
Music-halls (Variety-theaters, cabarets, etc.) -- France -- Paris -- Drama.
France -- Social life and customs -- Drama.
Genre/Form Comedy films.
Musical films.
Motion pictures, French.
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 Jean Renoir parle de son art.
ISBN 0780028724
Standard No. 037429194027
Music No. FRE050 Criterion

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