Moulin Rouge

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Set in the 19th century, the story is that of the crippled artist, Toulouse-Lautrec. He forgets his worries by drinking and mingling at the Moulin Rouge nightclub in Paris, where he sits and sketches the scenes he sees. Lonely and convinced his crippled... read more

Set in the 19th century, the story is that of the crippled artist, Toulouse-Lautrec. He forgets his worries by drinking and mingling at the Moulin Rouge nightclub in Paris, where he sits and sketches the scenes he sees. Lonely and convinced his crippled state means he will be alone forever, he is delighted to meet Marie, a young girl in need of help. The two become lovers, but he soon learns she is being unfaithful. Crushed, he throws her out and attempts to carry on with his life. The film scooped a host of awards, including two Oscars.

Original Release

12/23/1952

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Cast

Jose Ferrer Comte Alphonse de Toulouse-Lautrec
Suzanne Flon Myriamme Hayam
Zsa Zsa Gabor Jane Avril
Claude Nollier Countess Adèle de Toulouse-Lautrec
Katherine Kath Louise Weber aka La Goulue
Muriel Smith Singing Voice of Jane Avril
Colette Marchand Marie Charlet
Mary Clare Madame Loubet
Walter Crisham Valentin le Desossé
Harold Kasket Charles Zidler
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

John Huston

Writers

John Huston, Anthony Veiller, Pierre La Mure

Cast

Jose Ferrer Comte Alphonse de Toulouse-Lautrec
Suzanne Flon Myriamme Hayam
Zsa Zsa Gabor Jane Avril
Claude Nollier Countess Adèle de Toulouse-Lautrec
Katherine Kath Louise Weber aka La Goulue
Muriel Smith Singing Voice of Jane Avril
Colette Marchand Marie Charlet
Mary Clare Madame Loubet
Walter Crisham Valentin le Desossé
Harold Kasket Charles Zidler
Georges Lannes Sgt. Balthazar Patou
Lee Montague Maurice Joyant
Maureen Swanson Denise de Frontiac
Peter Cushing Marcel de la Voisier
Christopher Lee Georges Seurat
Jean Ozenne
Robert Le Fort François Gauzi
Francis de Wolff
Eric Pohlmann
Friedrich von Ledebur

Producers

Editors

Ralph Kemplen

1953 Oscar Best Picture Nominated
1953 Oscar Best Actor in a Leading Role Nominated
1953 Oscar Best Actress in a Supporting Role Nominated
1953 Oscar Best Director Nominated
1953 Oscar Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Color Won
1953 Oscar Best Costume Design, Color Won
1953 Oscar Best Film Editing Nominated
1953 Golden Globe Most Promising Newcomer - Female Won
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