Folies Bergere (1957)

Genres - Musical  |   Sub-Genres - Musical Comedy  |   Release Date - May 27, 1958 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 100 min.  |   Countries - France  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Hal Erickson

Eddie Constantine stars as Bob, an American GI at large in Paris. After attending a performance of the fabled Folies-Bergere, Bob becomes convinced that one of the dancers, a feisty little number named Claudia (Zizi Jeanmaire), has stolen his wallet. When he confronts her with this accusation, she reacts in predictably volatile fashion--and before either one of them quite knows what has happened, Bob and Claudia are married! The remaining reels of Folies-Bergere chart the turbulent course of the marriage, as Bob becomes jealous that so many males get to see so much of Claudia on a nightly basis. Despite its come-hither title, Folies-Bergere is about as racy as a seed catalogue.

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America, cafe, film-producer, love, love-triangle, marriage, producer [showbiz], robbery, show-business, showgirl, soldier, stars [celebrities], suspect, wedding, wife