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Newsies
- Christian Bale

Overview - The 1899 New York newsboys' strike is the subject of this full-scale musical set against a stylized backdrop depicting turn-of-the-century New York City. In a series of rousing song and dance routines, choreographer/director Kenny Ortega chronicles the "newsies'" struggle with publishing mogul Joseph Pulitzer, their battering at the hands of strikebreakers, and their eventual triumph over the powerful newspaper establishment.  Read more...

 
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Overview

The 1899 New York newsboys' strike is the subject of this full-scale musical set against a stylized backdrop depicting turn-of-the-century New York City. In a series of rousing song and dance routines, choreographer/director Kenny Ortega chronicles the "newsies'" struggle with publishing mogul Joseph Pulitzer, their battering at the hands of strikebreakers, and their eventual triumph over the powerful newspaper establishment.

Cast List

Kenny Ortega - Choreographer/Director
Kenn Ortega - Choreographer/Director
Robert Duvall - American Actor/Director
Bodge - American Actor/Director
David Moscow - Actor, BIG
Michael Lerner - American Supporting Actor
Ele Keats - Actress/"Lipstick Camera"
Ann-Margret - Actress, singer, dancer, VIVA LAS VEGAS
Ann-Margret Olsson - Actress, singer, dancer, VIVA LAS VEGAS
Kevin Tighe - American TV/Film Actor
Luke Edwards - Star, DEBATING ROBERT LEE (2004)
Charles Cioffi - American Actor
Jo Ann Harris - American Actress/Beguiled
Bill Pullman - American actor
Christian Bale - Welsh actor, BATMAN BEGINS
Max Casella - TV/Film Actor
Andrew Laszlo - Director of Photography, mid '60s-early '90s, son of Ernest

 
Details
    DVD Format
  • Format: DVD
  • Run Time: 121
  • Color Format: Color
  • UPC: 786936162783
  • Genre: Musicals
  • Rating: PG (MPAA)
  • Release Date: June 2015

Related Categories:
Movies > Musical & Performing Arts
Movies > Musicals

Related Keywords:
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Personal Triumph
Big Business
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Synopsis:
Determined to make their dreams come true, a courageous group of newsboys become unlikely heroes when they team up to fight an unscrupulous newspaper tycoon.

Notes:
Shot on location in Los Angeles, California, in Technicolor and Dolby (Spectral Recording). Prints by Technicolor. Began shooting April 15, 1991; completed shooting July 31, 1991. Released in New York City April 8, 1992; released in the USA April 10, 1992. Released on video October 14, 1992. First feature film directed by choreographer Kenny Ortega. The featured music performers are Michael Lang, Steve Schaeffer, Neil Stubenhaus, Michael Fisher and Larry Bunker. Soundtrack available on Walt Disney Records. Special thanks were given in the credits to Paul Aaron (co-producer of "Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey"), Howard Ashman (the lyricist who collaborated with songwriter Alan Menken on "Beauty and the Beast" and "Little Mermaid" before his death from AIDS in 1991), Muppeteer Jim Henson, and famed dancer/choreographer/director Gene Kelly.

Reviews:
"...A novelty..." - 04/08/1992 USA Today, p.4D


"...It's a big, bright, rousing period musical..." - 04/10/1992 Los Angeles Times, p.F12

 
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