Sweet Charity (1968)

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Musical about Charity Hope Valentine, a hostess in a sleazy New York dance hall, who dreams of meeting Prince Charming. After being robbed in Central Park, she bumps into a famous Italian film star and has an interesting evening at his home, much of which she spends in his walk-in wardrobe. She tries for an office job but is unqualified, and then she gets stuck in a lift with a claustrophobic insurance worker, who falls for her. They seem set on the path to happiness, but will he be able to cope with the truth about her past when she tells him?

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