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Femmes de Paris (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.

Director:

Jean Loubignac

Writers:

Robert Dhéry (play), Robert Dhéry (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Dhéry ... Robert Dhéry, le metteur en scène
Colette Brosset Colette Brosset ... Colette Brosset, de l'abri des jeunes filles
Raymond Bussières ... Le plombier Raymond
Roger Caccia Roger Caccia ... L'homme chauve à 'La plage' (as Caccia)
Jacqueline Maillan ... La directrice des Folies-Méricourt
Francis Blanche ... Le ténor Garibaldo Trouchet
Jacques Beauvais Jacques Beauvais ... Jacques, l'annonceur du 'Défilé de mode'
Jacques Jouanneau Jacques Jouanneau ... Joseph Delmar, le régisseur aux Folies-Méricourt
Jacques Legras ... Legras, l'annonceur du spectacle
Roger Saget Roger Saget ... L'homme gros à 'La plage'
Simone Claris Simone Claris ... La fille dans 'Un bar à Chicago'
Robert Destain Robert Destain ... Destain, le chanteur de 'Rêverie Militaire'
Guy Piérauld Guy Piérauld ... Un musicien ambulant (as Guy Pierrault)
Michel Serrault ... Michel Serrault, le trompettiste
Marthe Serres Marthe Serres ... Marthe Serres, la pianiste
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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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Trivia

Louis de Funès's character is Michel Leboeuf, of the vice squad, and he often clucks and moves his arms like a chicken. One should know that in France, police officers are derogatorily known as "poulets" (chickens), as in English speaking countries they are called "pigs". See more »

Connections

Featured in Louis de Funès intime (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

La Léopolda
Music by Gérard Calvi
Lyrics by Francis Blanche
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Hall of fame of mediocrity
7 July 2001 | by MarioBSee 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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Country:

France | Italy

Language:

French

Release Date:

15 October 1954 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

French Peek-a-Boo See more »

Company Credits

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Optimax Films, Lux Film See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Agfacolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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