Gaily, Gaily

  • 1969
  • Movie
  • M
  • Comedy

A sentimental look backward to Chicago of 1910, based on Ben Hecht's colorful journalistic memories, this film is at first directed with care and style, then slowly erodes into mindless slapstick for a predictable Hollywood ending. Bridges, playing the young Hecht, is shown at the Galena, Illinois, Fourth of July celebration, where he is enamored of lucious...read more

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Beau Bridges plays a young man coming of age in corrupt 1910's Chicago in Gaily, Gaily (1969) based on a novel by Ben Hecht (The Front Page).

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  • Rating: M
  • Review: A sentimental look backward to Chicago of 1910, based on Ben Hecht's colorful journalistic memories, this film is at first directed with care and style, then slowly erodes into mindless slapstick for a predictable Hollywood ending. Bridges, playing the you… (more)

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