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Crime in the Night Club (1968)

Zlocin v santánu (original title)
There was a crime in a cabaret. And maybe even more than one.

Director:

Jirí Menzel

Writers:

Jirí Menzel, Josef Skvorecký (as dr. Josef Skvorecky) | 1 more credit »
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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 Jitka Zelenohorská ... Stella
Jirí Grossmann ... Eskamotér
Jan Libícek ... Detektiv
Jan Preucil ... Ikaro Valenta
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Miloslav Balcar Miloslav Balcar ... Novinár
Vratislav Blazek ... Ceremoniár
Pavel Bosek Pavel Bosek ... Novinár
Jan Cmíral Jan Cmíral ... Fizl
Jana Drbohlavová ... Lilly
Václav Halama Václav Halama ... Kulisák
Karel Hovorka Karel Hovorka ... Inspicient
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Storyline

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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Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Musical

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Kolena
Music by Jirí Slitr
Lyrics by Jirí Suchý
Performed by Eva Pilarová
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Country:

Czechoslovakia

Language:

Czech

Release Date:

20 December 1968 (Czechoslovakia) See more »

Also Known As:

Bűntény a mulatóban See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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