Folies Bergère

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Folies Bergère

opulent musical show in Paris featuring dancers, rich costumes and scenery. [Fr. Theater: EB (1972 ed.), IX, 515]
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In the evenings, after their work was over and they had dined, he took Philip to the Moulin Rouge and the Folies Bergeres. His little eyes twinkled and his face wore a sly, sensual smile as he sought out the pornographic.
Gaynsforth insisted upon paying, they went to the Folies Bergeres, where the Englishman developed a thirst which, considering the coolness of the evening, was nothing short of amazing.
Pretty vague, but think of the character Amelie Poulain and her eccentric life and personality, the passion of the redhead cabaret actress Satine from the movie Moulin Rouge!, and Josephine Baker, one of the celebrated performers of the Folies Bergere. All of these ladies are different in many ways but are uniquely enthralling because of that je ne sais quoi factor--unknown and intoxicating.
Asolo Repertory Theatre Gala The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota ballroom was transformed into Paris' famous Les Folies Bergere for one evening only, as partiers donned feathers and finery and demonstrated their dance moves.
Fashion Freak Show offers 50 years of pop cultures through the eyes of fashion's enfant terrible and is currently enjoying an acclaimed run in Paris at the iconic Folies Bergere before transferring to London's Southbank Centre for 13 performances from July 23.
Fashion Freak Show offers 50 years of pop cultures through the eyes of fashion's enfant terrible and is currently enjoying an acclaimed run in Paris, at the iconic Folies Bergere, before transferring to London's Southbank Centre for 13 performances from July 23.
Chapters describe his family and childhood, his career as a song and dance man at the Moulin Rouge and Folies Bergere, his first films and rising stardom, his involvement in the realisme poetique and film noir movements of the 1930s and 1940s, his Hollywood years, his affairs with Michele Morgan and Marlene Dietrich, his role in the World War II liberation of France, his marriage, and other aspects of his life.
Mademoiselle Yvonne Direct from the Folies Bergere See her do the Dance of the Seven Veils A sight to make the old men wish they were young again, and the young men Step up, step up This way, ladies and gentlemen Your money back if not satisfied."
The hotel is a two-minute walk from the famous, flamboyant cabaret music hall, the Folies Bergere, in the buzzing, 9th arrondissement - the place for hot clubs and happening shops.
The Folies Bergere may be coming to the American stage.
She was also known for wearing a skirt made of 16 bananas in La folie du jour at the Folies Bergere in Paris.