• Sweet Charity (1969)

Sweet Charity

Release Date: April 1st, 1969

G |2 hr 34 min

Plot Summary

Charity Hope Valentine (Shirley MacLaine) always tries to look on the bright side of life, despite working in a rundown dance hall and contending with a seemingly endless run of bad dates. Determined to find love, Charity falls for suave actor Vittorio Vidal (Ricardo Montalban), but their romance is all too brief. However, when Charity finds herself stuck in an elevator with the reserved Oscar Lindquist (John McMartin), it turns out that she may have finally met her match.

Cast: Shirley MacLaine, John McMartin, Ricardo Montalban, Sammy Davis Jr., Chita Rivera, Paula Kelly, Stubby Kaye, Barbara Bouchet

Director: Bob Fosse

Genres: Musical

Production Co: Universal Pictures

Distributors: MCA/Universal Pictures [us], Universal Pictures

Keywords: Engaging, Love, 1960s, Quest, New York City, Love interest, Passionate, Marriage

Awards

Nominated Actress in a Leading Role - Musical or Comedy
Nominated Music (Score of a Musical Picture - Original or Adaptation)
Nominated Art Direction
Nominated Costume Design