La Revue des revues (Parisian Pleasures)
Joe Francis, DVD, 103 min, France, 1927 (Silent, with French & English intertitles)
Gabrielle Deriseau rises to lead dancer at the Folies Bergère where she performs in a show of review numbers from around the world including two with the legendary Josephine Baker making her cinematographic debut.
With live piano accompaniment by Renato Umali
In memory of Nicole Darmon Chandler, a resident of Milwaukee for over 40 years, and a former president of the Alliance Française. Nicole participated in French language activities at UWM for decades. She was a fan of “old movies,” and Josephine Baker was among her favorite actresses. En souvenir…
Co-sponsored by UWM Department of Dance
There is no trailer for the film, but here is a clip. The silent film will be shown with intertitles in French and English.