Gaily, Gaily (1969)

12/16/1969 (US) Comedy 1h 47m
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The movie of a 19-year-old who went to town-- who went to TOWN!


After runaway Ben Young is robbed and left on his own, he is taken in by Lil, the head of a Chicago brothel. Acting as a surrogate mother for Ben, who thinks she runs a boardinghouse, Lil gets him a job with Francis Sullivan at the local newspaper. As Ben is exposed to the workings of the big city, he realizes the extent of government corruption and sets out on the daunting task of reforming Chicago politics, finding several allies along the way.

  1. Norman Jewison


  2. Ben Hecht


  3. Abram S. Ginnes


Top Billed Cast

  1. Beau Bridges

    Beau Bridges

    Ben Harvey

  2. Melina Mercouri

    Melina Mercouri


  3. Brian Keith

    Brian Keith

    Francis Sullivan

  4. George Kennedy

    George Kennedy

    Axel P. Johanson

  5. Hume Cronyn

    Hume Cronyn

    Tim Grogan

  6. Margot Kidder

    Margot Kidder


  7. Roy Poole


  8. Wilfrid Hyde-White

    Wilfrid Hyde-White

    The Governor

  9. Melodie Johnson

    Melodie Johnson

    Lilah Letterby

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Gaily, Gaily
Gaily, Gaily

Status Released

Original Language English

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