MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 12,023 this week

Moulin Rouge (1934)

 -  Comedy  -  19 January 1934 (USA)
6.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.6/10 from 60 users  
Reviews: 3 user

A singer marries a famous composer, and after a while she gets the itch to go back on the stage. However, her husband won't let her. When she hears that a popular French singer named "... See full summary »

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: August

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they recommend for August 2014.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 43 titles
created 13 Feb 2011
 
a list of 471 titles
created 29 Apr 2013
 
a list of 1031 titles
created 01 Jun 2013
 
a list of 31 titles
created 25 Jul 2013
 
a list of 6727 titles
created 7 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Moulin Rouge" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Moulin Rouge (1934)

Moulin Rouge (1934) on IMDb 6.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Moulin Rouge.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Fantasy | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A kind-hearted young man is thrown out of his corrupt home town of West Rome, Oklahoma. He falls asleep and dreams that he is back in the days of olden Rome, where he gets mixed up with court intrigue and a murder plot against the Emperor.

Director: Frank Tuttle
Stars: Eddie Cantor, The Goldwyn Girls, Ruth Etting
Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Director Jules Dassin (Night and the City) combines the best of film noir, crime caper and romance in this little gem starring Lucille Ball, John Hodiak and Lloyd Nolan.

Director: Jules Dassin
Stars: Lucille Ball, John Hodiak, Lloyd Nolan
Certificate: Passed Adventure | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A dozen British soldiers, lost in a Mesopotamian desert during world war I, are menaced by unseen Arab enemies.

Director: John Ford
Stars: Victor McLaglen, Boris Karloff, Wallace Ford
Sally (1929)
Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Sally was an orphan who got her name from the telephone exchange where she was abandoned as a baby. In the orphanage, she discovered the joy of dancing and has been practicing since. ... See full summary »

Director: John Francis Dillon
Stars: Marilyn Miller, Alexander Gray, Joe E. Brown
Dancing Lady (1933)
Certificate: Passed Musical | Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

An attractive dancer is rescued from jail by a rich man, who helps her to have her first big opportunity at a musical play on Broadway.

Director: Robert Z. Leonard
Stars: Joan Crawford, Clark Gable, Franchot Tone
Drama | Romance | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Two romantic couples are each married to different people! They really DO love each other. At the beginning Kitty thinks Larry is un-funny, unendurable, and unrelenting. Larry thinks Kitty ... See full summary »

Director: Melvin Frank
Stars: Bob Hope, Lucille Ball, Ruth Hussey
I Love Lucy (1953)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Desi Arnaz greets the "I Love Lucy" studio audience and invites them to watch Lucille Ball and the cast film a special extended episode.

Director: Edward Sedgwick
Stars: Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance
Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Racketeer Frank Rocci is smitten with Joan Whelan, a dancer at Texas Guinan's famous Broadway night spot. He uses his influence to help her get a starring role in the show, hoping that it ... See full summary »

Director: Lowell Sherman
Stars: Constance Cummings, Russ Columbo, Paul Kelly
Blood Money (1933)
Certificate: Passed Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Director: Rowland Brown
Stars: George Bancroft, Frances Dee, Chick Chandler
Mystery at the Moulin Rouge (TV Movie 2011)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Paris, 1892. Diane comes to Paris in search of her missing sister, determined to become a quadrille dancer at the Moulin Rouge. Entering the world of the upper class, she uncovers a series of murders in which she might be the next victim.

Director: Stéphane Kappes
Stars: Émilie Dequenne, Grégory Fitoussi, Dominique Besnehard
Comedy | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Nikki Martin, a parisian opera star, takes off in search of adventure and true-love leaving her arranged husband to be at the alter. While hitchhiking, Nikki meets handsome American ... See full summary »

Director: Leigh Jason
Stars: Lily Pons, Jack Oakie, Gene Raymond
Bottoms Up (1934)
Drama | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Promoter Smoothe King helps a pair of phonies con their way into a movie company. As Wanda heads toward stardom, she turns more and more from King toward the matinée idol. King must decide between his plans and her happiness.

Director: David Butler
Stars: Spencer Tracy, Pat Paterson, John Boles
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Helen Hall / Raquel
...
Douglas Hall
Tullio Carminati ...
Victor Le Maire
Helen Westley ...
Mrs. Morris
Andrew Tombes ...
McBride
Russ Brown ...
Joe
Hobart Cavanaugh ...
Drunk
Georges Renavent ...
Frenchman
Fuzzy Knight ...
Eddie
Russ Columbo ...
Russ Columbo
Connee Boswell ...
Connee Boswell
Martha Boswell ...
Martha Boswell
Vet Boswell ...
Vet Boswell
Ivan Lebedeff ...
Ramon
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
...
Sculptor (scenes deleted)
Edit

Storyline

A singer marries a famous composer, and after a while she gets the itch to go back on the stage. However, her husband won't let her. When she hears that a popular French singer named "Raquel" is coming to New York, she decides to go to Raquel with a plan--unbeknownst to her husband, "Raquel" is actually her sister, and her plan is for them to switch places so she can fulfill her dream of going back on the stage. However, things don't go quite as planned. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

19 January 1934 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La moglie è un'altra cosa  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Featured in The Voice That Thrilled the World (1943) See more »

Soundtracks

Coffee in the Morning and Kisses in the Night
(uncredited)
Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Al Dubin
Sung by Constance Bennett
also performed by Constance Bennett, Russ Columbo and The Boswell Sisters
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Pleasant but not great comedy/musical
19 June 2001 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

Constance Bennett wants to go back on stage after leaving it to marry, but husband Franchot Tone won't let her, so she switched place with the other half of her vaudeville sister act, who was a success in Paris as Mlle. Raquel, but would rather make whoopee in Atlantic City than rehearse in New York.

Competently done, though Constance Bennett's singing sounded better with her 'French' accent (perhaps the sound in the first reel got distorted). There is a grand finale of about 15 minutes that has most of the singing and dancing, which is typical for movies for the time. Some of the gags are good and some of the women's costumes are great.

Unrelated to other moves of the same name.


9 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Moulin Rouge (1934) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?