Can-Can Movie Review 1960

Information and Film Reviews for Can-Can the Movie

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Lackluster screen adaptation of the Cole Porter musical bears little resemblance to the stage version. MacLaine is a cafe owner who goes to court to try and get the "Can-Can," a dance considered risque in gay Paree at the end of the 19th century, made legal. Love interest Sinatra happens to be a lawyer.

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Available on VHS
Running time 131 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Musical Drama, Adapted from a Musical, Nightclubs, France, Adapted from a Play, Dance Fever
Cast
Frank Sinatra, Shirley MacLaine, Maurice Chevalier, Louis Jourdan, Juliet Prowse, Marcel Dalio, Leon Belasco
Cinematography
William H. Daniels
Director
Walter Lang
Producer
Suffolk-Cummings, 20th Century-Fox

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