Folies Bergere (1935): Musical Starring Maurice Chevalier

Directed by Roy Del Ruth, “Folies Bergere,”is a romantic musical, starring Maurice Chevalier in two roles.  Merle Oberon is the baroness who falls for one of his identities.


Ann Sothern and Eric Blore are in the supporting cast.


Oscar Nominations: 1

Dance Direction: Jack Gould


Oscar Awards:  1


Oscar Context

Jack Gould received the Oscar for this film, specifically the “Straw Hat” number,  as well as for Broadway Melody of 1936.