Tropicana – Film and Media


  • A scene from Folies Bergere is featured in the 1964 Elvis Presley film Viva Las Vegas.
  • In the 7th James Bond film, Diamonds Are Forever, 007 stays at the hotel Tropicana, claiming it looks “quite comfortable”.
  • It is also mentioned briefly in The Godfather Part II.
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  • It was featured on the TV Show Angel in the episode “The House Always Wins” as the casino where the character Lorne had his show.
  • A show was taped here for Malcolm in the Middle in 2003.
  • A two part episode of Designing Women, Season 7, is set here. Anthony meets and marries a showgirl from the Folies Begere.
  • The game shows Dealer’s Choice & Las Vegas Gambit were taped here.
  • The first half of the first season of the revival of the game show Let’s Make a Deal was being taped here. Hosted by Wayne Brady, it began airing on CBS October 5, 2009. The show moved to Los Angeles during a reconstruction period.