SWEET CHARITY - LE

SWEET CHARITY - LE

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(Bob Fosse, 1969)
Release date: 31 August 2020
Limited Edition Blu-ray (UK Blu-ray premiere)

The feature debut of the great Bob Fosse based on the Broadway hit, Sweet Charity is a musical re-imagining of Federico Fellini’s Nights of Cabiria, starring the wonderful Shirley MacLaine as a taxi dancer looking for love and escape in hippy-era New York.

INDICATOR LIMITED EDITION BLU-RAY SPECIAL FEATURES

  • 4K restoration of the 157-minute Roadshow version, complete with Overture, Entr’acte and Exit Music
  • 4K restoration of the general release version, with the original and alternative endings
  • Alternative 2.0 stereo, 4.0 stereo and 5.1 surround soundtrack options
  • Audio commentary with film historians Lee Gambin, Alexandra Heller-Nicholas and Cara Mitchell (2020)
  • The John Player Lecture with Shirley MacLaine (1971): archival audio recording of the celebrated actor in conversation at London’s National Film Theatre
  • From Stage to Screen: A Director’s Dilemma (1969): original promotional film featuring interview material with Bob Fosse and rare behind-the-scenes footage
  • The Art of Exaggeration (1969): original promotional film profiling the work of famed costume designer Edith Head
  • Interview with Sonja Haney (2020): audio recording of the dance assistant in conversation with Lee Gambin
  • Now and Then: Sammy Davis Jr (1968): archival interview featuring the actor and singer in conversation with broadcaster Bernard Braden
  • Super 8 version: original cut-down home-cinema presentation
  • Image gallery: publicity and promotional material
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
  • Limited edition exclusive 80-page book with new essays by Pamela Hutchinson and Bill Rosenfield, Neil Simon on Sweet Charity, archival press coverage of the film’s release including an interview with Shirley MacLaine, extracts from the pressbook, Federico Fellini on Sweet Charity, an overview of contemporary critical responses, and film credits
  • Limited edition exclusive double-sided poster
  • UK premiere on Blu-ray
  • Limited edition of 3,000 copies

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BBFC cert: PG
REGION B
EAN: 5060697920376