Roxie Hart Movie Review 1942

Information and Film Reviews for Roxie Hart the Movie

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Sassy '20s Chicago dance hall girl Roxie (Rogers) decides to take the fall when hubby (Chandler) murders a man. (She sees it as a publicity boost to her career). Slick lawyer Billy Flynn (Menjou) knows he can get the tootsie off if she justs flashes the jury her considerable sex appeal. Montgomery's a smitten reporter who catches Roxie's eye. Based on the play "Chicago" by Maurine Watkins and previously filmed in 1927. Bob Fosse later adapted the play for a Broadway musical.

Distribution

Fox Home Entertainment, PO Box 900, Beverly Hills, CA 90213, Phone: (310)369-3900, Toll-free: 888-223-4FOX, Fax: (310)369-5811, URL: http://www.foxmovies.com/index1.html, Remarks: Also known as Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment

Available on VHS
Running time 75 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Romantic Comedy, Adapted from a Play, Period Piece: 1920s, Order in the Court, Law & Lawyers, Front Page
Screenplay
Nunnally Johnson
Cast
Ginger Rogers, Adolphe Menjou, George Montgomery, Lynne Overman, Nigel Bruce, Phil Silvers, Sara Allgood, William Frawley, Spring Byington, George Chandler
Cinematography
Leon Shamroy
Director
William A. Wellman
Music
Alfred Newman
Producer
Nunnally Johnson, 20th Century-Fox

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