Taxi dancer Charity continues to have Faith in the human race despite apparently endless disappointments at its hands, and Hope that she will finally meet the nice young man to romance her ... See full summary »
Liza Minnelli stars in a television concert directed and choreographed by Bob Fosse. She performs such songs as the title number, "Liza with a 'Z'" and "Son of a Preacher Man". The concert ... See full summary »
Paul Robaix is a well known director, married to Lucy Dell, a famous movie star. Robaix wants to make a movie of the classic play Madame Butterfly, but he doesn't want his wife to play the ... See full summary »
Edward G. Robinson
Peggy and Bill are high society lovebirds, but their marriage plans are put on hold while Peggy spends most of her summer straightening out her wayward parents and her unlucky-in-love ... See full summary »
Sally was an orphan who got her name from the telephone exchange where she was abandoned as a baby. In the orphanage, she discovered the joy of dancing and has been practicing since. ... See full summary »
John Francis Dillon
Joe E. Brown
Ellory Bugs has offered a huge donation to his old alma mater, Taylor Tech, which is to be paid only if his son, Jimmie "Doodle" Bugs, becomes a football hero. But "Doodle" tips the scales ... See full summary »
Taxi dancer Charity continues to have Faith in the human race despite apparently endless disappointments at its hands, and Hope that she will finally meet the nice young man to romance her away from her sleazy life. Maybe, just maybe, handsome Oscar will be the one to do it. Written by
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The uncredited dance double for 'Shirley MacLaine' qv later became a famous porn actress under the stage name of 'Georgina Spelvin' qv. See more »
In the "Aloof" movement of "The Rich Man's Frug," two of the male principal dancers walk down the stairs to light a woman's cigarette, while the others dance behind them. The background choreography in this shot leads directly to the triangle formation of the next shot, and the two men are now in the middle of the group, although there was no time for them to reach that position. See more »
Fandango Taxi Girls:
Hey Big Spender, Spend a little time with me. Fun! Laughs! Good times! Fun! Laughs! Good times!
How's about it, Palsy?
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The distinguished world of Bob Fosse is that world of sexy girls and addictive dance with sticky music. I remember some parts of "Cabaret" (a film that i have not see yet and is the most acclaimed film of Bob) and has all the characteristics of that world. "Sweet Charity" has it too, but was used in other and really pleasant way. "Sweet Charity" is really an excellent film, because have all that charming and magical touch for be one of my favorite musicals.
The story, based on the film by Federico Fellini "Nights of Cabiria", is about a girl who live in a world of dreams and prostitution and she want to found the love. She one day decides go and found the things that she want get.
Why "Sweet Charity" is excellent? Because this movie is maybe the best reflection of the people who want make their dreams come true. Of course there is movies that i love too about dreams like "Requiem for a Dream" or "Xanadu" for example... but there is a big difference with those films. "Sweet Charity" besides has a great cast that have Shirley MacLaine, Chita Rivera or Sammy Davis Jr. and unforgettable scenes of laughs, that incomparable music that remembers the smell of that old and good 60's with a great choreography by Bob Fosse and of course tears.
"Sweet Charity" is a film that you cant forget. The character of Charity Hope Valentine is like us... i mean this movie is great. Besides the movie plays with your feelings, maybe if you have the DVD must to know that the movie has... well, if you saw it you know it, if you don't... you have a beautiful mystery to discover.
*Sorry for the mistakes... well, if there any
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