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Zouzou (1934)

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Zou Zou tries to help her childhood friend prove his innocence after he's accused of murder.

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Complete credited cast:
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Zouzou (as Joséphine Baker)
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Jean
Pierre Larquey ...
Papa Melé
Yvette Lebon ...
Claire
Illa Meery ...
Miss Barbara
Palau ...
Saint-Lévy
Madeleine Guitty ...
Josette
Claire Gérard ...
Mme. Vallée
Marcel Vallée ...
M. Trompe
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As children, Zouzou and Jean are paired in a traveling circus as twins: she's dark, he's light. After they've grown, he treats her as if she were his sister, but she's in love with him. In Paris, he's a music hall electrician, she's a laundress who delivers clean underwear to the hall. She introduces him to Claire, her friend at work, and the couple fall in love. Jean conspires to get the show's star out of town and for the theater manager to see the high-spirited Zouzou perform. When Jean's accused of murder and Zouzou needs money to mount his defense, she pleads to go on stage. Her talents may save the show, but can anything save her dream of life with Jean? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Crime | Musical | Romance

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21 December 1934 (France)  »

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Pour Moi Il n'y a q'un Homme a Paris
(For me there's only one man in Paris)
Sung by Josephine Baker
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29 October 2003 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

I enjoyed everything about this movie: camera, pacing, acting, dancing, plot, characters, French language, and historic value. Above all I enjoyed Josephine Baker's incredibly subtle singing, and the beautifully written and orchestrated songs. And the background music is also superb. The whole movie has an atmosphere of generosity and good cheer, and a pleasant absence of Hollywood glitter. They really don't make them like this anymore. Not for those who want blockbusting glamor. This is a modest film, but there is charm in modesty. Less is more.


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