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.
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.
Here and there in the new collection are flashes of colour that plummet you into the vibrant Sixties - Mick Jagger lying on an Afghan-style throw on the set of Performance in his film debut of 1968; model Jean Shrimpton in a Swinging Sixties take on the famous Cheret posters of Paris' Folies Bergeres.
Recientemente, en el evento <<Gourmand Word Cookbooks Awards 2011>>, celebrado en el Teatro Folies Bergeres de Paris, el libro obtuvo el 3er lugar en el Concurso de <<Mejor Libro de Cocina del Mundo>>.
The idea is supported by the news that "Zorro" will open in Paris at the Folies Bergeres in October, with future productions already set for Germany, Holland, Italy, Japan, Korea and Russia.
Then a star at Paris' Folies Bergeres, Baker galvanized the world with her first, a silent movie, Siren of the Tropics (1928), in which her Charleston encompasses so many cultural influences that Baker quickly made the transition from exotic beauty to mainstream icon.
The Hay Wain, by John Constable, which is also housed in the National Gallery, came second with 21,711 votes, while A Bar At The Folies Bergeres, by Edouard Manet, finished in third place with 13,280 votes.
TRUTH: Theodor Tobler based his bar on a human pyramid he saw formed by Folies Bergeres dancers in Paris.
One day, in Las Vegas, a German dancer with the Folies Bergeres, who couldn't speak English, and a lieutenant-colonel in the US marines, who couldn't speak German, fell in love.
The French version of Lubitsch's M-G-M production of The Merry Widow (1934), for example, also directed by Lubitsch, is illustrated by posters naming a French supporting cast, while the French version of Twentieth-Century Fox's Folies Bergeres (1935), directed by Marcel Achard rather than by Roy Del Ruth, seems to retain only the title and Maurice Chevalier, who can be heard singing "C'etait ecrit.
The Eiffel Tower lit up by fireworks, the raunchy Folies Bergeres, the jewels of the Louvre art gallery.
he moved to Las Vegas after high school and found work as a chorus boy in the Folies Bergeres.