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Folies Bergère de Paris (1935)

Approved  |   |  Comedy, Musical  |  22 February 1935 (USA)
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An entertainer impersonates a look-alike banker, causing comic confusion for wife and girlfriend.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Eugene Charlier / Baron Fernand Cassini
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Baroness Genevieve Cassini
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Mimi
Eric Blore ...
Francois
Ferdinand Munier ...
Morrisot
Walter Byron ...
Marquis René de Lac
Lumsden Hare ...
Gustave
Robert Greig ...
Henri
Ferdinand Gottschalk ...
Perishot
Halliwell Hobbes ...
Monsieur Paulet
Georges Renavent ...
Premier of France
Phillip Dare ...
Victor
Frank McGlynn Sr. ...
Joseph
Barbara Leonard ...
Toinette
Olin Howland ...
Stage Manager
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Storyline

One night socialite banker Baron Cassini attends the stage show of Eugene Charlier, who resembles him and imitates him in his act. The Baron is attracted to Charlier's jealous stage partner Mimi, while Eugene has similar ideas about Baroness Genevieve. When financial reverses lead to the Baron's disappearance, his frantic partners enlist Charlier to impersonate him; Mimi picks that night to take the Baron up on his invitation; and that's just the beginning... Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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Comedy | Musical

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Release Date:

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Also Known As:

Folies Bergere  »

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(FMC Library Print) | (copyright length)

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The French version ("L'homme des Folies Bergère") was shot simultaneously with the English version. Ensemble scenes were probably shared by both versions, but because of the major cast and crew changes, it is considered a separate film. See more »

Quotes

Baroness Genevieve Cassini: Rene, why don't you marry, get yourself a wife of your own, and leave me alone?
Marquis Rene de Lac: If I can't be happy with another man's wife, how can I be happy with one of my own?
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Version of L'homme des Folies Bergère (1935) See more »

Soundtracks

Singing a Happy Song
(1935)
Music by Jack Stern
Lyrics by Jack Meskill
Performed by Maurice Chevalier, Ann Sothern and chorus in the Straw Hat number (uncredited)
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It's fun seeing all three
3 December 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The Fox Movie Channel showed all three versions of this story today starting with "That Night In Rio" then "On The Riviera" and ending with "Folies Bergere" I live Danny Kaye and Don Ameche so I won't pick a favorite I just like the idea of seeing different versions of the same film all at once.I also love old movies so this one was enjoyable too. Great musical numbers.No one misses the old movie houses more than me it's just not the same watching the films from the 30's,40's and 50's etc on VHS or DVD.My wish would be to have a bunch of same titled movies run on the same day in an old theatre and then turn up the lights and talk about them.This one is a great start.


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