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European Nights

European Nights(1963)

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A tour of nightclub acts in major European cities begins in Paris with the belly dancing of Princess Badia. At Le Carrousel de Paris, the female impersonator Coccinelle performs. At the Crazy Horse Saloon, stripteasers Dolly Bell, Lady Phu Qui Cho, and Lilli Niagara entertain, as do The Tongas, Swiss acrobats. La Nouvelle Eve is the showplace for the Charley Ballet. The Place Pigalle hosts the Archie Savage Dancers, an American Negro jazz ballet group; comic singer Henry Salvador, who sings Brahms' "Hungarian Dance" and performs "Dans mon île" with a group of oriental dancers; and Robert Lamouret, who entertains with his duck. In London, magician Channing Pollock performs at the Pigalle Restaurant, and Colin Hicks sings rock and roll to an audience of hysterical teenagers. The Rastellis perform their musical clown act in Milan. Domenico Modugno sings in Naples, and The Platters sing in Rome. In Vienna, the Ukrainian Orlyk Dance Group and Bandourists Chorus dance and sing to the music of bandouras. At Madrid's El Corral de la Moreria, film star Carmen Sevilla joins Gypsy flamenco dancers.