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Merely Marvelous: The Dancing Genius of Gwen Verdon (2019)

Merely Marvelous is a celebration of the art and life of Broadway's greatest dancing star, Gwen Verdon. She overcame many obstacles, including rickets, the Hollywood system, a loveless ... See full summary »

Directors:

Ken Bloom, Chris Johnson

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Credited cast:
John Bowab John Bowab ... Self
Charlotte d'Amboise ... Self
Harvey Evans ... Self
Bob Fosse ... Self (archive footage)
Nicole Fosse ... Self
Helen Gallagher Helen Gallagher ... Self
Jim Henagan Jr. Jim Henagan Jr. ... Self
Tab Hunter ... Self
Mimi Quillin Mimi Quillin ... Self
Lee Roy Reams Lee Roy Reams ... Self
Chita Rivera ... Self
Gwen Verdon ... Self (archive footage)
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Merely Marvelous is a celebration of the art and life of Broadway's greatest dancing star, Gwen Verdon. She overcame many obstacles, including rickets, the Hollywood system, a loveless first marriage and a difficult second marriage to choreographer/director Bob Fosse, to become a multi-Tony Award-winning performer. Gwen's life is told through interviews with family members and theatre associates as well as a mine of rare footage from her Broadway and Hollywood careers. Merely Marvelous is the story of a brave woman who rose to the very top of her profession.

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Edited from The Ed Sullivan Show (1948) See more »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 October 2020 (USA) See more »

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