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WonderPhone announces International mobile licensing agreement with the Crazy Horse - the world famous "Paris by Night" cabaret

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Paris - September, 1st 2005 - WonderPhone today announces an International mobile licensing agreement with the Crazy Horse - the world famous "Paris by Night" cabaret - and presents the first products from this collaboration: Crazy Horse Solitaire - a mobile game featuring the sublime dancers from the Crazy Horse; and the Crazy Horse's Mobile Portal - a collection of premium still pictures and video programs that captures the unique sensual and artistic atmosphere of the Crazy Horse cabaret.

The agreement between WonderPhone and Crazy Horse de Paris affords WonderPhone the worldwide rights to produce and publish mobile contents under the Crazy Horse brand. WonderPhone's video programming and java game divisions have developed an extensive range of high quality mobile content with the Crazy Horse's style. The first two products from this production to be announced are:

Crazy Horse Solitaire - an original and sexy java card game featuring Crazy Horse female dancers.

Based on a variation of solitaire known as 'Golf Solitaire', Crazy Horse Solitaire is both original and particularly adapted for the mobile telephone as it features 1-button gameplay simplicity! The player is accompanied throughout the game by an authentic Crazy Horse dancer who will encourage or scold you based on how you are performing. Winning hands will solicit the Crazy Horse dancer to perform only for you!

Crazy Horse Solitaire will be available across European mobile operators in September 2005.

Crazy Horse's Mobile Portal - a collection of premium images and videos that recreate the sensual and artistic atmosphere of the Crazy Horse cabaret.

Using light effects similar to those found in the Crazy Horse, this Mobile Portal sublimates dancers' bodies, reproduces the ambiance of the Crazy Horse cabaret to perfection! Using mostly actual Crazy Horse source material, WonderPhone has produced a complete series of premium wall papers, animated screen savers and video programs for a wide selection of handsets, allowing anyone with a mobile handset to personalise their phone with the most beautiful dancers in the world!

The Crazy Horse's Mobile Portal will be available initially in France in September 2005 and progressively made available through Europe.

Headquartered in Paris, Wonderphone is a leading provider of video and interactive entertainment for mobile phones. The video division of Wonderphone is the leading European provider of video bouquets for mobiles and has secured the exclusive rights for more than one million branded, original and alternative mobile-specific video clips. Wonderphone today runs 25 video channels and provides an end-to-end solution for publishing video for mobile. Wonderphone operates the video portals of several major European operators. The games division of Wonderphone distributes a portfolio of java blockbusters games. WonderPhone has signed an exclusive international master distribution deal with Vivendi Universal Games for mobile gaming.

WonderPhone has an extensive distribution network in place with major operators and Internet Download Service Providers including: Vodafone Global (33 countries), Telefonica, SFR, 3, T-Mobile International (5 countries), Orange Group (5 countries), O2, Amena, Optimus, Jamba!, Inpoc/Aspiro, MediaPlazza,Arvato, Overloaded, Sunset Wireless, ....

The Crazy Horse de Paris cabaret makes you discover "the art of the nude", through its famous show "Taboo" featuring 20 sculptural dancers and two class variety acts. This is the only place in the world where the most beautiful girls in Europe are glorified by music and light.

In French the phrase L'ART DU NU - the art of the nude - is synonymous with an elegant saloon on a beautiful street in the stylish Eighth Arrondissement of Paris. It is the world famous Crazy Horse, which has been unsurpassed for half a century as a radical innovation that exalts the female form as both artistic expression and entertainment. More than five million people have watched the Crazy Horse show in its beautifully appointed theatre on the Avenue George V. Since its opening, the Crazy Horse has performed for celebrities from all over the world, from JFK and Madonna to DeNiro and Madonna.

Crazy Horse - 12, avenue George V - 75008 Paris

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Crazy Horse Solitaire

After over fifty years of existence, the Crazy Horse needs no introduction... Its name is immediately synonymous with elegance, aesthetic eroticism, sophisticated shows and refined tableaux, all carrying the hallmark of voluptuous sensuality. As the passionate temple of the art of the nude, this cabaret is today the legendary symbol of "Paris by Night" throughout the world.

Today WonderPhone is proud to bring the Crazy Horse experience to the mobile phone, with an exclusive series of mobile games based on the famous Parisian cabaret. Crazy Horse Solitaire is the first game to be released in the serie

Game Description:

  • Play Solitaire with one of the Crazy Horse's beautiful dancers as your host!
  • Your host will welcome you, encourage you and scold you based on how you are performing.
  • Winning hands will solicit an authentic Crazy Horse dancer to perform for you!
  • Dance sequences use high-quality video (where applicable) and feature sensual dance sequences that have made the Crazy Horse famous world-wide
  • Gameplay is based on 'Golf Solitaire', a popular variant of traditional Klondike Solitaire, which is particularly suited for mobile phones as it allows for one-button gameplay simplicity!

Crazy Horse Mobile Portal

Open the doors of the world famous Crazy Horse and witness its 'Temple of the Art of the Nude' for the first time on your mobile phone. WonderPhone's Crazy Horse wap site proposes a stunning collection still pictures, animated images and videos that capture the sensual atmosphere of the Parisian cabaret.

Browse and download content from this collection which is destined to become a reference in premium mobile phone personalisation for adults. Give your mobile phone a touch of Parisian sexy-class with the world's most beautiful dancers cast in the unique lighting effects of the Crazy Horse.

The Crazy Horse regularly holds contests on its wap site to win invitations, DVDs and exclusive merchandise from the cabaret.

The wap site is currently available in France for all 3 operators via Gallery and will be progressively rolled out to other European territories.

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