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Sweet Charity Overview:

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 DirectionArt Direction: Alexander Golitzen, George C. Webb; Set Decoration: Jack D. MooreNominated
Best Costume DesignEdith HeadNominated
Best Music - ScoringAdaptation score by Cy ColemanNominated

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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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Quotes from

Oscar Lindquist: The odds against us are at least a hundred to one.
Charity Hope Valentine: Those are the best odds I ever had.

Charity Hope Valentine: Fickle Finger of Fate!

Vittorio: Without love, life would have no purpose.

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Although uncredited, Gwen Verdon was assistant choreographer in the film version of Sweet Charity.
Shirley MacLaine, Chita Rivera and Paula Kelly became very close during the filming. Shirley MacLaine wrote that when they danced together, it was like being between two disciplined and well-oiled steam rollers.
Ben Vereen's movie debut.
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