Sweet Charity (1969) was a Comedy - Drama Film directed by Bob Fosse and produced by Robert Arthur.
Academy Awards 1969 --- Ceremony Number 42 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Art Direction||Art Direction: Alexander Golitzen, George C. Webb; Set Decoration: Jack D. Moore||Nominated|
|Best Costume Design||Edith Head||Nominated|
|Best Music - Scoring||Adaptation score by Cy Coleman||Nominated|
Musical Monday: Sweet Charity (1969)on Aug 10, 2020 From Comet Over Hollywood
It?s no secret that the Hollywood Comet loves musicals. In 2010, I revealed I had seen 400 movie musicals over the course of eight years. Now that number is over 600. To celebrate and share this musical love, here is my weekly feature about musicals. This week?s musical: Sweet Charity?(1969) ? Music... Read full article
Sweet Charity (1969) (2)By Angela on Jan 3, 2013 From Hollywood Revue
When Charity (Shirley MacLaine) isn’t dancing at the Fandango Ballroom, she’s desperately on the search for love.? When we first meet Charity, she’s positively elated over the fact that she thinks she’s finally found the love of her life.? But when they meet up on a bridge in... Read full article
Sweet Charity (1969) (1)By Kristen on Jul 5, 2012 From Journeys in Classic Film
I mentioned in my review of Lenny awhile back that I had one final “directed by Bob Fosse” film to watch and it was Sweet Charity. ?The sad thing is I should have stopped at Lenny because Sweet Charity, Fosse’s first film and first box office bomb, has every right to be. ?The film,... Read full article
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Shirley MacLaine was working with a painful infected tooth that required root canal treatment, yet she was such a trouper that she kept it a secret so as not to hold up production. She wrote that she was in so much pain, she could't even remember filming one of the exhausting Bob Fosse dance numbers.
Original producer Ross Hunter dropped out after a conflict with director Bob Fosse over how to handle the racy story line.
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