Heller in Pink Tights

1960

Heller in Pink Tights (1960)

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A satirical Western about The Great Healy Dramatic and Concert Company, a traveling road show trying desperately to survive and beset by financial problems. The main actress (Sophia Loren) in the troupe has a knack for getting into trouble. Losing in a poker game doesn't help her or the show. She must depend on the manager (Anthony Quinn) for help. Film is based on a novel by Louis L'Amour and directed by George Cukor.

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Critic Reviews for Heller in Pink Tights

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Cukor never loses sight of the theatricality which infuses both the fanciful incarnations of the saltimbanques and the genre conventions of the Western

Sep 6, 2009 | Full Review…

Strange mix of show-biz saga and Western, inventively styled.

Aug 8, 2008 | Full Review…

It's one of the rare Westerns that explores the barnstorming troupes in the Old West of the 19th-century.

Nov 3, 2006 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

More a comedy about showbiz that Western per se, Cukor's foray into the horseopera genre, based on Louis L'Amour novella, stars Sophia Loren as the leading lady of a troupe touring the frontier.

Jul 11, 2006 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Heller in Pink Tights

This movie is really fun, and I liked Loren's character, she gives a good performance in this movie. I really liked this movie.

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