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Roxie Hart

  • NR
  • DVD
  • 1 disc
  • Region 1 USA/CA (info)
  • After a showgirl's husband shoots a burglar in their apartment, a theatrical agent named Lynn Overmann (Jake Callahan) promises to sign the woman up for a vaudeville tour as long as she pretends she pulled the trigger. Realizing she'll become a household name overnight, Roxie Hart (Ginger Rogers) agrees and soon finds herself at the center of an outrageous trial. Having been built up by the cynical Overmann, Roxie grows more enthusiastic with each new shot of publicity. Meanwhile, Overmann is cleverly manipulating the outcome of the trial to get what he wants. Rogers is terrific as the tough girl who laps up the spotlight, and director William Wellman doesn't miss a beat. Written by the great Nunnally Johnson (THREE FACES OF EVE) and based on the hit Broadway play CHICAGO by Maurine Watkins, ROXIE HART features an outstanding supporting cast, including Phil Silvers, Nigel Bruce, and William Frawley.
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  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 2221362

  • Credits
    Ginger Rogers, Virginia Katherine McMath, Adolphe Menjou, George Montgomery, George Montgomery Letz, Nigel Bruce, Phil Silvers, George Chandler, William Frawley, Lynne Overman
  • Critic Reviews
    "...Rogers' impromptu jailhouse tap routine is among screendom's most privileged throwaway bits..."
    USA Today

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