French Quarter (1978)


French Quarter (1978)

Chronicles the life of a young New Orleans prostitute and her co-workers.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
IMDb  4.7 /10
Director Dennis Kane
Writer Barney Cohen
Writer Dennis Kane
Release Date1979-03-01
Runtime1h 41mins
GenreDrama, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Content RatingR (R)
CompanyCrown International Pictures
Countess Willie Piazza / Ida
Kid Ross / Inspector Sordik
Gertrude 'Trudy' Dix / Christine Delaplane
Coke-Eyed Laura / Policewoman in French Hotel
Big Butt Annie / Policewoman in Bar
Jelly Roll / Policeman
Dr. Miles / Old Man
Becky Allen
Becky Allen
Girl in Jackson Square
Anna Filameno
Anna Filameno
Madame Papaloos / Madame Beaudine
William Sims
William Sims
Aaron Harris / Pimp
Ice Box Josie / Girl on Bus
Belloca / Drunk in Bar (as Stanley Reyes)
Ronald Bolden
Ronald Bolden
Satchelmouth / Shoeshine Boy
Wisteria / Cleaning Woman (as Sylvia 'Kuumba' Williams)
Dino Head
Dino Head
Lady Lil / Stripper in Red

French Quarter (film)

French Quarter is a 1978 American drama film directed by Dennis Kane, and telling two parallel stories set in the red light area of New Orleans, one contemporary and one set at the turn of the century. The film has music composed by Dick Hyman.This film starring Virginia Mayo, Bruce Davison, Alisha Fontaine, Ann Michelle and Lindsay Bloom in the lead roles, with Lance LeGault appearing uncredited.


  • Virginia Mayo as Countess Willie Piazza / Ida
  • Bruce Davison as Kid Ross / Inspector Sordik
  • Alisha Fontaine as Trudy Dix / Christine Delaplane
  • Ann Michelle as Coke-Eyed Laura / Policewoman in French Hotel
  • Lindsay Bloom as Big Butt Annie / Policewoman in Bar
  • Vernel Bagneris as Jelly Roll / Policeman
  • Anna Filamento as Madame Papaloos / Madame Beaudine
  • Lance LeGault as Tom / Burt