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Peek-a-boo (1954)

Ah! Les belles bacchantes (original title)
A small-town policeman is informed that "naked women" are dancing in a revue at a local variety theater. Being the guardian of public morals that he is, he decides to stroll on down there and check it out for himself.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Dhéry ...
Robert Dhéry / The man playing cello
Colette Brosset ...
Colette Brosset
Raymond Bussières ...
Le plombier / Plumber
Roger Caccia ...
Le curieux chauve / The Bald Man (as Caccia)
Jacqueline Maillan ...
La directrice des Folies Méricourt / Theatre Manager
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Garibaldo Trouchet - le ténor
Jacques Beauvais
Jacques Jouanneau ...
Joseph Delmar, régisseur aux Folies Méricourt
Jacques Legras ...
Le présentateur
Roger Saget ...
Le gros homme dans la cabine de bain
Simone Claris
Robert Destain ...
Monsieur Destain
Guy Piérauld ...
Un musicien ambulant (as Guy Pierrault)
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Monsieur Serrault - le musicien à la trompette / Musician
Marthe Serres ...
Marthe Serres
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A small-town policeman is informed that "naked women" are dancing in a revue at a local variety theater. Being the guardian of public morals that he is, he decides to stroll on down there and check it out for himself.

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15 October 1954 (France)  »

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1.37 : 1
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Featured in Louis de Funès ou Le pouvoir de faire rire (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

La Léopolda
Lyrics by Francis Blanche
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Hall of fame of mediocrity
7 July 2001 | by (Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Canada) – See all my reviews

I was expecting a B-Movie French musical. After all, Dhéry, Blanche, DeFunès were superstars of low budget French films of that time. And it is in color! But I have hallucination in this unbelievable one hour 30 of pure mediocrity. Musical numbers are awful, and comedy is absolutely boring and stupid. And the songs? What songs? This is just a succession of bad numbers, one after another. The only one very rare thing about that thing is the nudity of women. It was not familiar at that time. In fact, some numbers are just there to show us topless women. It adds to the mediocrity! And try to find young Michel Serrault, the future great actor of French cinema, in a bit part as a musician, in his very first movie. Good luck!


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