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Jean Loubignac (screenplay) and
Robert Dhéry (screenplay)
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Release Date:
15 October 1954 (France) See more »
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. | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
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
Francis Blanche ... 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)
Michel Serrault ... Monsieur Serrault - le musicien à la trompette / Musician
Marthe Serres ... Marthe Serres
Dominique Tirmont
Les Bluebell Girls ... Themselves (as Les Bluebell Girls du Lido)
Rosine Luguet ... Rosine

Louis de Funès ... Michel Leboeuf, le détective
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Liliane Autran ... (uncredited)
Gérard Calvi ... Le chef d'orchestre (uncredited)
Catherine Candida ... (uncredited)
Mario David ... L'homme musclé (uncredited)
Jacques Desagneaux ... (uncredited)
Bob Ingarao ... Un joueur de cartes (uncredited)
Sophie Mallet ... (uncredited)
Jacques Muller ... Un autre régisseur du théâtre (uncredited)
Bernard Musson ... Labaule (uncredited)
Pierre Olaf ... Olaf - l'annonceur de 'Rêverie militaire' (uncredited)
Georges Paulais ... L'auteur de la revue sous le drap (uncredited)

Directed by
Jean Loubignac 
Writing credits
Jean Loubignac (screenplay)

Robert Dhéry  screenplay

Produced by
Emil Flavin .... producer
Pierre Gurgo-Salice .... producer
Original Music by
Gérard Calvi 
Cinematography by
René Colas 
Film Editing by
Jacques Mavel 
Production Design by
Roger Briaucourt 
Makeup Department
Georges Gauchat .... makeup artist
Joseph Mejinsky .... makeup artist
Production Management
Edgar Bacquet .... production manager
André Bertoux .... unit production manager
Sound Department
André Louis .... sound engineer
Camera and Electrical Department
Henri Caruel .... still photographer
Roger Duculot .... camera operator
Other crew
Colette Brosset .... choreographer
Alice Ziller .... script girl

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Ah! Les belles bacchantes" - France (original title)
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95 min | West Germany:77 min
Color (Agfacolor) | Color
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
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A delightful period piece with many surprises, 1 October 2005
Author: BryanLindop from Nantwich, England

This film appears to be aplauded by its own countrymen and derided by everyone else. I can only say, as an Englishman that I agree with my French counterparts! This film for me was a delightful surprise! It has to be viewed within the context in which it was made and anyone who thinks that the musical numbers are poor has really missed the point! The film captures in scenes of wonderfully absurd comedy, a rehearsal for a french revue in a second rate variety theatre. It was great fun to see Loius de Funes in an early supporting role, but I particularly like the whole feel of the film. At its most realistic, it really captures the feeling of being there in the theatre while chaos rules the rehearsal.

Many of the pieces are hilariously funny, not least the bathing hut scene on the beach and the monks finale piece. For anyone who cringes at the nudity, I was delighted to find it all left in, realistically and is it should be! Also nice to see Agfacolour, though I have to confess that the print I saw was a slightly faded Eastman colour print form my own archive. Never-the-less, a delight and one to be accepted for what it is. It is a delightful time capsule period piece and I loved it!

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