On the Riviera
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On the Riviera
On the Riviera is a remake of 1941's Weekend in Havana, which in turn was a remake of 1934's Folies Bergere. The plot remains the same in all three incarnations: for business purposes, a nightclub entertainer is coerced into posing as his look-alike, a powerful financier/aviator. This time it's Danny Kaye who essays the dual role of American cabaret comedian Jack Martin and French financial wizard Henri Duran. While impersonating Duran, Martin is forced to make amorous advances towards Duran's neglected wife (Gene Tierney), proving himself the better lover in the process.… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"There are stronger Danny Kaye films out there, but 'On the Riviera' is perhaps the best showcase for all of the performer's talents . . . and it's entertaining enough."
‑ James Plath, Movie Metropolis
"Minor Danny Kaye romp, with some pleasant surprises."
‑ Phil Hall, Film Threat
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