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Cinema Classics

Sweet Charity

Sweet Charity

For our July Cinema Classics, we’re proud to present SWEET CHARITY.  The screening on July 13th is free for Hollywood Theatre Members!  

SWEET CHARITY (1969) Fosse's Broadway smash — a musical version of Fellini's NIGHTS OF CABIRIA — became his feature film debut, with Shirley MacLaine taking Gwen Verdon's stage role of Charity Hope Valentine, the dancehall hostess with a heart of gold. Fosse transfers his Tony-winning choreography to the screen, with highlights including "There's Got to Be Something Better Than This" — performed by MacLaine, Chita Rivera and Paula Kelly on a Manhattan rooftop — "Big Spender," "If They Could See Me Now," and Fossian takeoffs on chic disco dances and psychedelia. With Sammy Davis Jr., Ricardo Montalbán and a screenplay by Neil Simon.

Director: Bob Fosse
Run time: 149 mins
Format: Digital

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