Cinema: Chicken Feed

THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS

Directed by Colin Higgins Screenplay by Larry L. King, Peter Masterson and Colin Higgins

On Broadway it used to be known as the 10:40 number. It is the song that comes about halfway through the second act, and it is designed to remind an audience deep into digestion and plot development that there is a musical going on around here. In the otherwise hopeless movie version of The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, the 10:40 is called Sidestep, and it falls to that rotund and expert character actor...

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