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Crime in the Night Club (1968)
"Zlocin v santánu" (original title)

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Crime in the café-concert is both a comedy and a detective anti-totalitarian allegory set in a Prague's old cabaret. The star is a local singer who has fallen in love with the Minister of ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Jirí Suchý ...
Pepicek
Jirí Slitr ...
Vilém
Eva Pilarová ...
Klára Králová aka Clara Regina, singer
Vlastimil Brodský ...
Ministr
Jitka Zelenohorská ...
Stella
Jirí Grossmann ...
Eskamotér
Jan Libícek ...
Detektiv
Jan Preucil ...
Ikaro Valenta
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Miloslav Balcar ...
Novinár
Vratislav Blazek ...
Ceremoniár
Pavel Bosek ...
Novinár
Jan Cmíral ...
Fizl
Jana Drbohlavová ...
Lilly
Václav Halama ...
Kulisák
Karel Hovorka ...
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Crime in the café-concert is both a comedy and a detective anti-totalitarian allegory set in a Prague's old cabaret. The star is a local singer who has fallen in love with the Minister of Justice. The plot revolves around the theft of a necklace of pearls and the murder of a juggler. A busybody employee is immersed in the web of intrigue with a law student. Written by jsanchez

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Crime | Musical

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15 November 1990 (Hungary)  »

Also Known As:

Bűntény a mulatóban  »

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Music by Jirí Slitr
Lyrics by Jirí Suchý
Performed by Jirí Slitr
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