Gaily, Gaily

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"The movie of a 19-year-old who went to town-- who went to TOWN!"
  • R
  • 1969
  • 1 hr 47 min
  • 5.3  (413)

Set in the early 1900s, Gaily, Gaily is a coming-of-age story about a young man named Ben Harvey (Beau Bridges) who leaves his small town home in Illinois to seek adventure and a new life for himself in Chicago. Once there, he quickly becomes captivated by the city's bustling nightlife and the wild characters who inhabit it. Ben's first job in the city is as a writer for a local newspaper, but he quickly finds himself getting caught up in all sorts of schemes and shenanigans with the city's colorful residents. He crosses paths with a gamut of interesting characters, including the sultry Madam Lil (Melina Mercouri) and a corrupt political fixer named Tom Tragg (Brian Keith).

As the story unfolds, Ben begins to learn some hard lessons about life in the big city. He discovers that not everyone is who they claim to be, and that there are a lot of people trying to take advantage of the innocent and naive. He is shocked by the corruption he sees in the political system, and must decide whether to stay true to his values or play along with the system in order to get ahead.

Along the way, Ben also falls in love with a beautiful young woman named Adeline (Margaret Hamilton), who shares his love of excitement and adventure. Together they journey through the city, taking in all the sights and sounds that it has to offer.

Despite the many challenges that Ben faces, he never loses his sense of humor or his optimistic outlook on life. He remains determined to find his place in the world, and to make a name for himself in the city he has come to love.

Gaily, Gaily is a charming and heartwarming film that captures the spirit of a bygone era. With its stunning visuals, engaging characters, and memorable musical score, it is a movie that will leave audiences smiling long after the credits roll. Whether you are a fan of classic cinema or simply looking for an entertaining and uplifting movie to watch, Gaily, Gaily is a must-see.

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    5.3  (413)