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Courir les filles

French singer, actor, and vaudeville performer Maurice Auguste Chevalier was born on September 12, 1888. His greatest hit was “Thank Heaven for Little Girls” from the movie Gigi (1958), for which film he earned an honorary Academy Award for his … Continue reading

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Au soir de sa vie

French actor Louis Jourdan (né Gendre) was born on June 20, 1921, so this is his ninetieth birthday.  He took his mother’s maiden name as his professional identity. He started his acting career in 1939, after having studied at the … Continue reading

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