The New Pictures, Mar. 2, 1942

Roxie Hart (20th Century-Fox) is dedicated "to all the beautiful women in the world who have shot their men full of holes out of pique." A rewrite by Producer Nunnally Johnson of Maurine Watkins' 1926 Broadway hit Chicago, it is a bawdy farce of the bad old '205, when a pretty murderess was as likely to get ten weeks in vaudeville as the electric chair.

"This county wouldn't hang Lucrezia Borgia," a reporter (Lynne Overman) informs Roxie Hart (Ginger Rogers), redheaded, gum-chewing, wisecracking dancer, whose husband has just shot her lover and pinned...

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