Can-Can (1960) was a Musical - Comedy Film directed by Walter Lang and produced by Jack Cummings and Saul Chaplin.
Academy Awards 1960 --- Ceremony Number 33 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Costume Design||Irene Sharaff||Nominated|
|Best Music - Scoring||Nelson Riddle||Nominated|
Can-Can (1960)By Beatrice on Mar 23, 2017 From Flickers in Time
Can-Can Directed by Walter Lang Written by Dorothy Kingsley and Charles Lederer from a musical comedy by Abe Burrows 1960/USA Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation/Suffolk-Cummings Productions Repeat viewing/Netflix rental There are a lot of nice Cole Porter standards and some glorious dancing i... Read full article
Musical Monday: “Can-Can” (1960)on Jan 27, 2014 From Comet Over Hollywood
It?s no secret that the Hollywood Comet loves musicals. In 2010, I revealed I had seen 400 movie musicals over the course of eight years. Now that number is over 500. To celebrate and share this musical love, here is my weekly feature about musicals. This week?s musical: ?Can-Can” (1960) ̵... Read full article
Little Tiger’s Can-Can Bug (1950, Masaoka Kenz?)on Jul 12, 2012 From The Stop Button
From the title, Little Tiger’s Can-Can Bug, one has to assume there is something lost in translation. The cartoon concerns two little tiger kittens who are working on a ship. They sing and they’re precious, but they don’t do much in Bug. There’s a grown-up tiger, a tuna boat ... Read full article
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During filming on 19th September 1959, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev visited the set on Sound Stage 8 with his wife Nina. He reportedly was shocked by the open sexuality on display, condemning the film as pornographic and depraved: "The face of mankind is prettier than its backside... The thing is immoral. We do not want that sort of thing for the Russians."
Gwen Verdon won the 1954 Tony Award (New York City) for Supporting or Features Actress in a Musical for "Can-Can".
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