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  • TBC
  • Comedy, Crime
  • 1955
  • 150 mins

Guys and Dolls

Film4 Guys and Dolls

Synopsis

A wonderful, lavish adaptation of the hit musical that boasts a score of classic production numbers

About

A wonderful, lavish adaptation of the hit musical that boasts a score of classic production numbers ('Luck Be a Lady', 'Sit Down You're Rocking the Boat', etc.). The plot, involving Sinatra's Nathan Detroit and his efforts to get $1,000 to run his renowned crap game, really takes second place to the singing, hoofing and colourful people that wander in and out of Nathan's world, including Sky Masterson (Brando, surprisingly good in the vocals department), his missionary love interest Sarah (Simmons) and wacky chorus girl Miss Adelaide (a marvellous Blaine).

Cast & Connections

  • Actor: Stubby Kaye, Robert Keith, Vivian Blaine, Jean Simmons, Marlon Brando, Frank Sinatra
  • Director: Joseph L Mankiewicz
  • Writer: Joseph L Mankiewicz, Jo Swerling, Abe Burrows, Damon Runyon
  • Producer: Samuel Goldwyn
  • Photographer: Harry Stradling Sr

In a nutshell

Two and a half hours have rarely passed so quickly.

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