Film Version

Can-Can [movie poster]

Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter
Screenplay by Dorothy Kingsley
and Charles Lederer, based on
the play by Abe Burrows

A 20th-Century Fox Release
(March 9, 1960; 131 minutes; Color)
A Suffolk-Cummings Production
Associate Producer: Saul Chaplin
Directed by Walter Lang
Music scored by Nelson Riddle
Costume Design by Irene Sharaff
Choreography by Hermes Pan


Frank Sinatra (François Durnais)
Shirley MacLaine (Simone Pistache)
Maurice Chevalier (Paul Barriere)
Louis Jourdan (Philipe Forrestier)
Juliet Prowse (Claudine)
Marcel Dalio (Andre)

C'est Magnifique [sheet music]

Musical Numbers

  • Main Title: "I Love Paris" - Orchestra and Chorus
  • "Montmart'" - François, Paul and Chorus
  • "Maidens Typical of France" - Chorus
  • "C'est Magnifique" - François
  • Simone and Men dance number
  • "C'est Magnifique" (reprise) - Simone
  • "Live and Let Live" - Paul and Philipe
  • "You Do Something to Me" [from Fifty Million Frenchmen] - Philipe
  • "Let's Do It" [from Paris] - François and Simone
  • "It's All Right With Me" - François
  • "Live and Let Live" (reprise) - Philipe and Paul
  • "Come Along With Me" - Simone
  • "Just One of Those Things" [from Jubilee] - Paul
  • "The Garden of Eden" (dance number) - Orchestra
  • "It's All Right With Me" (reprise) - Philipe
  • Can-can dance number
  • End Title: "I Love Paris" - Orchestra

Can-Can (film soundtrack album)

Soundtrack Recording

  • LP, 1960 [Capitol SW 1301 (stereo) / W 1301 (mono)]
  • Cassette, 19?? [Capitol 4M-1301]
  • Compact Disc, 1989 [Capitol CDP 7 91248 2]
  • Triple Compact Disc, 199? [EMI Music Group (Australia) 8140792] (includes soundtracks to High Society and Pal Joey) 

Go to the Can-Can Recordings page for further information on these releases.

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