France in the Eurovision Song Contest 1972

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Eurovision Song Contest 1972
Country France
National selection
Selection processInternal Selection
Selected entrantBetty Mars
Selected song"Comé-comédie"
Finals performance
Final result11th, 81 points
France in the Eurovision Song Contest
◄1971 1972 1973►

France was represented by Betty Mars, with the song '"Comé-comédie", at the 1972 Eurovision Song Contest, which took place on 25 March in Edinburgh. The song was chosen internally by broadcaster ORTF.

At Eurovision[edit]

On the night of the final Mars performed second in the running order, following Germany and preceding Ireland. "Comé-comédie" was a song in a distinctively French chanson style which Mars performed in a manner very reminiscent of Edith Piaf. At the close of voting it had picked up 81 points, placing France 11th of the 18 entries. Oddly, for a song which had been regarded as having limited appeal outside Francophone territories, it received its highest mark (9 out of 10) from the two United Kingdom jurors.[1]

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