A kind of musical accompanying the story of the early 1940's and the effect that the "zoot suit" (a man's suit of long jacket and pegged pants, always worn with a long keychain that looped almost to the ankle.... the rebellious fashion of young men) had on the morals and attitudes of the people of that era. Written by
BOB STEBBINS <email@example.com>
Did You Know?
, who plays Smiley, played El Pachuco in the original 1978 stage production of "Zoot Suit" at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles. See more
The idea of the original chuco is to look like a diamond, to look sharp, hip, bonaroo, finding a style of urban survival in the rural skirts and outskirts of the brown metropolis of Los, Cabron.
It's an afront to good taste!
Like the Mexicans, Filipinos and blacks who wear them?
The film opens with the 1940's Universal logo. See more
Performed by Edward James Olmos
and Ensemble See more