Rigolboche (film)

Rigolboche is a 1936 French historical musical film directed by Christian-Jaque and starring Mistinguett, André Lefaur and Jules Berry.[1] It portrays a fictionalized version of the life of Rigolboche, the dancer who made the Can-can famous.

Rigolboche
Directed byChristian-Jaque
Produced byJean-Pierre Frogerais
Written byJean-Henri Blanchon
Jacques de Bérac
StarringMistinguett
André Lefaur
Jules Berry
Music byCasimir Oberfeld
Jacques Simoneau
CinematographyMarcel Lucien
Edited byWilliam Barache
Production
company
Productions Sigma
Distributed byLes Acacias
Les Films Vog
Release date
8 October 1936
Running time
90 minutes
CountryFrance
LanguageFrench

The film's sets were designed by the art director Jacques Gotko and Georges Wakhévitch.

Cast

  • Joe Alex as Un noir
  • André Berley as Tabourot
  • Jules Berry as Bobby
  • Mady Berry as Madame Corbin
  • Henry Bonvallet as Le directeur de la Police Judiciaire
  • Lino Carenzio as Fredo
  • Amy Collin as La dactylo
  • Régine Dancourt
  • Pedro Elviro
  • André Lefaur as Xavier-Martin, comte de Saint-Servan
  • Charles Lemontier as Saturnin - le régisseur
  • Mistinguett as Lina Bourget
  • Armand Morins as Le danseur
  • Le Petit Patachou as Cricri
  • Georges Paulais as Le juge d'instruction
  • Robert Pizani as Lecor - le croupier
  • Marcelle Rexiane as L'habilleuse
  • Georges Tourreil as Lucien Mirvaux
  • Yves Deniaud as Le caissier du Gloria
  • Erika
  • Georges-François Frontec

References

  1. Andrews p.355

Bibliography

  • Andrews, Dudley. Mists of Regret: Culture and Sensibility in Classic French Film. Princeton University Press, 1995.


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