Sweet Charity

Edition no. 181

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Universal Studios Home Entertainment
Directed by: Bob Fosse

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.

Technical Specifications

Format: Blu-ray
Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
Audio: English 2.0 PCM Stereo , English 5.1 DTS-HD MA Surround
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Subtitles: English
Region: B
Discs: 1 Disc |  BD-50

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Supplements

  • Three presentations of the film: with original overture (150 mins); without overture (149 mins); and with alternative ending (145 mins)
  • Audio commentary with film historians Lee Gambin, Alexandra Heller-Nicholas and Cara Mitchell (2020)
  • The John Player Lecture with Shirley MacLaine (1971, 81 mins): archival audio recording of the celebrated actor in conversation at London’s National Film Theatre
  • From Stage to Screen: A Director’s Dilemma (1969, 9 mins): original promotional film featuring interview material with Bob Fosse and rare behind-the-scenes footage
  • The Art of Exaggeration (1969, 8 mins): original promotional film profiling the work of famed costume designer Edith Head
  • Interview with Sonja Haney (2020, 70 mins): audio recording of the dance assistant in conversation with Lee Gambin
  • Now and Then: Sammy Davis Jr. (1968, 23 mins): 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
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • 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

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