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Sweet Charity

is the 1969 movie musical classic

 directed and choreographed by Bob Fosse

written by Neil Simon,

and with music by Cy Coleman and Dorothy Fields.

(image from impawards):

sweet_charity

It is the story about Charity

a young woman (played by Shirley MacLaine)

who is endearing, honest, trusting,

wanting to love and waiting to be loved.

Yet, finally realising that to live

“hopefully ever after”  instead of  happily ever after

is sometimes the more realistically obtainable.

And action ! …

‘The Rhythm of Life’

is sung by Sammy Davis Jr.

The scene is a visual feast of quintessential ’60s fashion vibe:

prints

paisley

vibrant colour combos

fur gilets

tight leather trousers

wide leg jeans

bell bottoms

floral garland headband

feather head dress

stock heel leather ankle boots

suede knee high boots with fringe

large belts cinched at waist

bold jewelry

tunic tops

and

Feeling groovy in fearless fashion!

‘The Rhythm of Life’