G | | Comedy, Drama, Music
Taxi dancer Charity continues to have Faith in the human race despite apparently endless disappointments at its hands, and Hope that she will finally meet the nice young man to romance her ... See full summary »
The company was filming on the day Dr. Martin Luther King was assassinated. Actress Paula Kelly was so upset that she couldn't work. Director/choreographer Bob Fosse didn't quite understand, as he was so passionate about making the film. Nevertheless, he let everyone go home early.
There ain't no use flappin' your wings, 'cause we are stuck in the flypaper of life!
In the "Aloof" movement of "The Rich Man's Frug," two of the male principal dancers walk down the stairs to light a woman's cigarette, while the others dance behind them. The background choreography in this shot leads directly to the triangle formation of the next shot, and the two men are now in the middle of the group, although there was no time for them to reach that position.
Some European DVD editions included a cut film with only a few musical numbers and both opening and end credits in their original its original 2.35:1 aspect ratio. The rest of the film was modified to 1.78:1.