La Vie parisienne (1936 film)

Parisian Life (French:La Vie parisienne) is a 1936 French musical film directed by Robert Siodmak and starring Max Dearly, Conchita Montenegro and George Rigaud.[1]

Parisian Life
Directed byRobert Siodmak
Produced bySeymour Nebenzal
Written byHenri Meilhac (libretto)
Ludovic Halevy (libretto)
Michel Carré
Benno Vigny
Emeric Pressburger
Marcel Carné
StarringMax Dearly
Conchita Montenegro
George Rigaud
CinematographyMichel Kelber
Armand Thirard
Edited byErnest Hajos
Distributed byGaumont Film Company
Release date
22 January 1936
Running time
95 minutes

The film was made by Nero Film, run by the émigré producer Seymour Nebenzal. It is based on the opera La Vie parisienne. The film's sets were designed by Jacques Colombier. A separate English-language version, called Parisian Life, was also produced. The production was not a success, causing financial problems for the company.



  1. Bock & Bergfelder p.447


  • Bock, Hans-Michael & Bergfelder, Tim. The Concise CineGraph. Encyclopedia of German Cinema. Berghahn Books, 2009.

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