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The Pompeii Club (Rich Mans Frug) - Shirley MacLaine And Sammy Davis Jr. - Sweet Charity (The Origi


1969
Label: Festival Records - SFL-933161 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Stereo Gatefold • Country: New Zealand • Genre: Stage & Screen • Style: Soundtrack, Musical
Download The Pompeii Club (Rich Mans Frug) - Shirley MacLaine And Sammy Davis Jr. - Sweet Charity (The Origi

It is based on the stage musical of the same name — which Fosse had also directed and choreographed — which in turn is based on Federico FelliniEnnio Flaiano and Tullio Pinelli 's screenplay for Fellini's film Le Notti di Cabiria Nights of Cabiria. However, where Fellini's black-and-white film concerns the romantic ups-and-downs The Pompeii Club (Rich Mans Frug) - Shirley MacLaine And Sammy Davis Jr.

- Sweet Charity (The Origi an ever-hopeful prostitute, the musical makes the central character a dancer-for-hire at a Times Square dance-hall. The film is notable for its costumes by Edith Head and its dance sequences, notably "Rich Man's Frug".

Charity Hope Valentine works as a taxi dancer along with her friends, Nickie and Helene. She longs for love, but has bad luck with men, being robbed and pushed off Gapstow Bridge in Central Park by one ex-boyfriend. After failing to find a new job through an employment agency, Charity meets shy Oscar Lindquist in a stuck elevator. They strike up a relationship, but Charity does not reveal what she does for a living.

When she finally does tell Oscar, he initially seems to accept it, but finally tells Charity that he cannot marry her. The optimistic Charity faces her future, alone for the time being, living hopefully ever after.

Oscar starts to go crazy in his apartment and, feeling suffocated, goes for a walk in the park. He sees Charity on their bridge in Central Park and thinks she is going to jump. Racing to rescue her, he trips and falls in the water. Charity jumps in after him, but can't swim so Oscar rescues her. Oscar realizes Charity is the only breath of fresh air in his life, proposes again, and she accepts.

Fosse thought the ending was too corny, but filmed it in apprehension that the studio would demand a happy ending. In the end, though, they agreed with Fosse and kept the original ending from the stage The Pompeii Club (Rich Mans Frug) - Shirley MacLaine And Sammy Davis Jr.

- Sweet Charity (The Origi. WebbJack D. It was also screened at the Cannes Film Festivalbut outside of the main competition. The film is recognized by American Film Institute in these lists:. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article is about the film. For the musical, see Sweet Charity. The Numbers. Retrieved May 26, Retrieved November 16, NY Times. Retrieved Works directed by Bob Fosse.

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Sep 07,  · Shirley MacLaine was joined by a cast including veteran Broadway talents Paula Kelly and Chita Rivera, John McMartin (recreating the role he originated on Broadway opposite Gwen Verdon) as Oscar Linquist, Sammy Davis Jr. as Daddy Brubeck, Stubby Kaye /5(10).