Sweet Charity

2 hr 34 min | Musicals | 1969

Academy Award-winner Shirley MacLaine gives one of her greatest performances in this spectacular musical based on Neil Simon’s Broadway hit. Director Bob Fosse broke new cinematic ground with this freewheeling, visually stunning story of a lovelorn New York dance hall hostess, Charity Hope Valentine, who dreams of old-fashioned romance but gives her heart to one undeserving man after another.

Academy Award-winner Shirley MacLaine gives one of her greatest performances in this spectacular musical based on Neil Simon’s Broadway hit. Director Bob Fosse broke new cinematic ground with this freewheeling, visually stunning story of a lovelorn New York dance hall hostess, Charity Hope Valentine, who dreams of old-fashioned romance but gives her heart to one undeserving man after another.

Details

Actor
Ben Vereen, Chita Rivera, Shirley MacLaine, Sammy Davis Jr, Ricardo Montalban, John McMartin
Director
Bob Fosse
Producer
Robert Arthur
Writer
Neil Simon, Federico Fellini, Tulio Pinelli, Ennio Flaiano, Peter Stone, Cy Coleman