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On the Riviera is a 1951 comedy musical film made by 20th Century Fox. It was directed by Walter Lang, produced by Sol C. Siegel from a screenplay by Valentine Davies and Phoebe and Henry Ephron, based on the play The Red Cat by Rudolph Lothar and Hans Adler. See also: 1950 in film 1951 1952 in film 1950s in film 1940s in film years in film film Events Sweden - May Britt is scouted by Italian film-makers Carlo Ponti and Mario Soldati Top grossing films North America David and Bathsheba Show Boat tie The Great Caruso and An... Fox Plaza, the company headquarters. ... Walter Lang (born August 10, 1896 - died February 7, 1972) was an American film director. ... American film producer Sol C. Siegel (1903 - 1982) first worked as a reporter for The New York Herald Tribune and later as a sales executive for a recording company. ... A screenplay or script is a blueprint for producing a motion picture. ... Valentine Davies (25 August 1905 to 23 July 1961) was an American film and television writer, producer, and director. ...

The film was the third version of the same story. The original was entitled Folies Bergere (1935) and starred Maurice Chevalier, Merle Oberon and Ann Sothern. The remake in 1941 was That Night in Rio and starred Don Ameche, Alice Faye and Carmen Miranda. Costume, c. ... French singer Maurice Chevalier with stars of Helizapoppin at Expo 67, in Montreal, Quebec. ... Actress Merle Oberon in Berlin Express (1948) Merle Oberon (February 19, 1911 – November 23, 1979), born Estelle Merle OBrien Thompson, was a film actress, known for her sultry looks. ... Ann Sothern Ann Sothern (January 22, 1909 – March 15, 2001) was an American film actress. ... In film, a remake is a newer version of a previously released film or a newer version of the source (play, novel, story, etc. ... Dominic Felix Ameche (May 31, 1908 – December 6, 1993) was an American actor. ... Alice Faye, from her official Website, http://www. ... Carmen Miranda, circa 1940 Carmen Miranda - pseudonym of Maria do Carmo Miranda da Cunha (February 9, 1909 - August 5, 1955) was a Portuguese-Brazilian samba singer and motion picture star. ...

This version stars Danny Kaye, Gene Tierney and Corinne Calvet with Marcel Dalio, Henri Letondal and Sig Ruman. Kaye entertaining U.S. troops at Sasebo, Japan, 25 Oct 1945 David Daniel Kaminsky, known as Danny Kaye (January 18, 1913 – March 3, 1987) was an American actor, singer and comedian. ... Gene Tierney (November 19, 1920 – November 6, 1991) was an American actress. ... Marcel Dalio (17 July 1900 in Paris, France – 20 November 1983 in Paris) was a French character actor. ... Sig Ruman (born Siegfried Rumann) (1884-1967) was a German-American actor known for his comic portrayals of pompous villains. ...

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The Riviera Hotel and Casino enjoys a legendary past as one of the first top-notch Las Vegas hotels in the State of Nevada, known for its big name entertainment and friendly hospitality, as well as its worldwide name recognition.
Having celebrated its golden anniversary in 2005, the historic Riviera is one of the State's premier destination spots offering the passion and excitement of nostalgic Las Vegas and the Rat Pack Era, combined with a modern day, multi-million dollar remodeling of rooms and convention facilities, bringing the property up to par with today's mega-resort competition.
At the Riviera, we take pride in serving our customers in the tradition and style that made Las Vegas famous.
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