Le Roi des Champs-Élysées

Le Roi des Champs-Élysées is a 1934 French comedy starring Buster Keaton. This French-made film has Keaton playing two roles, as an aspiring actor, and as an American gangster. A closing gag has the typically deadpan Keaton breaking out into a big grin after being kissed.

Le Roi des Champs-Élysées
Theatrical release poster
Directed byMax Nosseck
Written byArnold Lipp
Yves Mirande
StarringBuster Keaton
Raymond Blot
Lucien Callamand
Paul Clerget
Colette Darfeuil
Paulette Dubost
Music byJoe Hajos
CinematographyRobert Lefebvre
Edited byJean Delannoy
Distributed byParamount Pictures (France)
Release date
  • 11 December 1934 (1934-12-11)
Running time
70 minutes

Most all of Keaton's dialogue, in French, is dubbed. The film was never theatrically released in the United States.

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