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Black Tights (1961)
"1-2-3-4 ou Les collants noirs" (original title)

 -  Drama | Musical  -  9 May 1961 (Portugal)
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Live scenes of Paris and a continuity Narrator link together four dramatic choreographies, all by Roland Petit: Carmen (1949), La croqueuse de diamants (1950), Deuil en 24 heures (1953), and Cyrano de Bergerac (1959).

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Credited cast:
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The Widow
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Roxane
Zizi Jeanmaire ...
The Gold Digger / Carmen
Roland Petit ...
Cyrano / The Suitor / Don José
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George Reich ...
Christian
Josette Clavier ...
The Woman Bandit
Dirk Sanders ...
Pierrot
Bertie Eckhrat ...
The Bartender
Hans von Manen ...
The Husband / A Bad guy / A Bandit
Henning Kronstam ...
The Bullfighter
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
France Arnel ...
A Cigar Maker (as France Arnell)
Fredbjørn Bjørnsson ...
A Bandit
Raoul Celada ...
A Bad Guy
Josiane Consoli ...
Lise Ragueneau
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Live scenes of Paris and a continuity Narrator link together four dramatic choreographies, all by Roland Petit: Carmen (1949), La croqueuse de diamants (1950), Deuil en 24 heures (1953), and Cyrano de Bergerac (1959).

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Deuil en 24 heures
Ballet de Roland Petit
Music by Maurice Thiriet
Libretto by Vladimir Pozner
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4 gems from Les Ballets de Champs Elysees

Maurice Chevalier introduces 4 ballets performed (and originally premiered, I believe) by Roland Petit's Les Ballets de Champs Elysees. Excellent productions in vivid Technicolor with all-star credits in every category: Cyd Charisse, Moira Shearer and Zizi Jeanmarie in leading roles, costumes by Yves Saint-Laurent and Christian Dior and music by Jean-Michel Damase, among others. Fans of ballet and all things French will delight.


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