|You can't get more authentic! From the city of lights! The 1950's! The Moulin-Rouge! (And more sexy costumes than they do nowadays, even in Gay Paris!) It don't get better than this! --(comments and image compliments of Al) vj vvvvvvvkkvvvvdv vccc ddi[Posted 6/16/98]|
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Some time ago, John
sent the below picture of cancan dancers performing at the
Royal Gala Performance of "Moulin Rouge" in 2001.
(From the October, 2001 issue of Hello magazine.)
Note that there are
rarely any LAYERS in classical, authentic cancan; rather,
the ruffles sewn to the inner side of the skirt serve as a "petticoat".
The 1960 movie CanCan also featured some interesting pictures of Juliete Prowse 'en cancan'
(above) France, 1959
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Vintage colour postcard
showing a picture by
To us, this
looks like a lady who decided to
From Toronto Life. Elwy hosts retro movies on Saturday nights on public TV.
(below) Frivolity from Ian:
(below) A genuine
picture from the real Moulin Rouge, year unknown
Contemporary Parisian cancan dancers - Hotel Casino
Outside the Disneyland's Old West theme park's Golden Horseshoe Revue Playhouse in Anaheim, California, perhaps in the 70's or early 80's
David in Scotland sends this(1990?) cancan image
(Perhaps in Pigalle?)
rather attractive picture comes from a surprising source -
'Lulu Alexandra (Daisy) in Wink the Other Eye by Angus
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(below) Cancan at the 1986 Tivoli World's
Fair, from David in Scotland
Dave E. points to this site
Chantal's Cancan Orpheus
Video - Modern interpretation of can-can on stage in a show (Sigla Finale, Il Bagaglino Gran Caffè)
100 Years of Can Can
An Interesting History from Monsieur Magazine (year unknown)
(The 100th anniversary of can can)
An article which touches on cancan in Alaska!
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