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26 Ratings


Directed by Walter Lang
United States, 1960
Musical, Romance, Comedy


Since can-can dancing is forbidden by law in Paris, a French lawyer tries to get an old judge friend to keep the police of his back, while he keeps the show running, but somewhere along the line he falls for the lead dancer.

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Can-Can Directed by Walter Lang

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1961 | 2 nominations including: Best Costume Design, Color

Directors Guild of America

1961 | Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

Writers Guild of America

1961 | Nominee: Best Written American Musical (Screen)

Golden Globes (USA)

1961 | Nominee: Best Motion Picture - Musical

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