Heller in Pink Tights (1960)


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The talents of the cast and director George Cukor (A Star Is Born, My Fair Lady), combine to bring off this otherwise routine Western based on a Louis L'Amour novel. Sophia Loren is Angela Rossini, a woman who seems to create the situations she gets into, and Anthony Quinn is the strong, silent but soft-hearted Tom Healy. Rather than playing it straight, Cukor opts for satire and effective comedy in taking "The Great Healy Dramatic and Concert Co.," with its two-wagon loads of thespians and … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Western, Drama, Action & Adventure, Classics
Directed By:
Written By: Dudley Nichols, Walter Bernstein
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jun 7, 2005
Paramount Pictures


as Angela Rossini

as Thomas 'Tom' Healy

as De Leon

as Theodore

as William

as Sheriff McClain

as Santis

as Goober

as McAllister

as Photographer

as 1st Gunslinger

as 2nd Gunslinger

as Servant

as Acting Double for Ed...
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Critic Reviews for Heller in Pink Tights

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (3)

Full Review… | March 26, 2009
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Full Review… | February 9, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | May 9, 2005
New York Times
Top Critic

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

Full Review… | September 6, 2009

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

Full Review… | August 8, 2008
Classic Film and Television

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

Full Review… | November 3, 2006
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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.

Aj V

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