Newsies

Sumptuous production values and fitfully impressive choreography notwithstanding, NEWSIES was a major misfire for Disney Studios. That's a shame, because this intensely pro-labor musical drama, dealing with the late 1890s Gotham newsboys' strike against magnates Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst, is a picture one really wants to like. The time...read more

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01:36 — Newsies is based on the true story of the Newsboys Strike of 1899 in New York City. Thousands of homeless children are living in Newsboys lodging hous (more…)
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02:00 — In 1899, New York City got its news from an army of ragged orphans and runaways, called newsies. They sold the newspapers of Joseph Pulitzer, William (more…)

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  • Released: 1992
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: Sumptuous production values and fitfully impressive choreography notwithstanding, NEWSIES was a major misfire for Disney Studios. That's a shame, because this intensely pro-labor musical drama, dealing with the late 1890s Gotham newsboys' strike against ma… (more)

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