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Roxie Hart (1942) was a Comedy - Romance Film directed by William A. Wellman and produced by Nunnally Johnson.

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The William Wellman Blogathon: Roxie Hart (1942)

By Summer Reeves on Sep 9, 2015 From Serendipitous Anachronisms

The William Wellman Blogathon: Roxie Hart (1942) 09 Wednesday Sep 2015 Posted by Summer Reeves in 1940s, Blogathon, Comedy, Farce, Musicals, Politics, Romance ≈ 15 Comments Tags1940s, Blogathon, Classic Cinema, Comedy, Creepy True Story, Cr... Read full article

Roxie Hart (1942) (2)

By Lindsey on Aug 30, 2013 From The Motion Pictures

Roxie Hart (Ginger Rogers) is a charismatic girl with dreams of making it big in the entertainment industry. When her husband (George?Chandler)?shoots and kills a booking agent one day, she becomes convinced that she should take credit for the crime, in order to raise her profile with the public. Ne... Read full article

Roxie Hart (1942) (1)

on May 8, 2013 From Journeys in Classic Film

The story of the “cute little jazz killer” who showed that murder and sin can easily be forgiven if you have a pretty face has been told in several stories, most memorably in the 2002 Best Picture winner, Chicago.? Roxie Hart is a less glamorous version of the same story – and it&#... Read full article

Roxie Hart (William A Wellman, 1942)

By Judy on Mar 11, 2012 From Movie Classics

This will just be a fairly quick posting, as I don’t seem to have much time at the moment, but want to keep my blog alive! One reason I have picked William A Wellman to write about so much is that I tend to find his films are enjoyable to watch time and again. This is certainly true of Roxie H... Read full article

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Babe: Well hush my big black mouth!

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Facts about

The storyline had to be changed in this version in order to placate the Hays Commission code; both the silent (Chicago) and modern (Chicago) versions are more faithful to the original 1926 play.
The original play 'Chicago' opened at the Music Box Theater on December 30, 1926 was directed by George Abbot and ran for 172 performances.
The role of Roxie was intended for Alice Faye, but she fell pregnant and was unavailable.
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