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Victor/Victoria ★★★ 1982 (PG)

Victoria (Andrews), an unsuccessful actress in Depressionera Paris, impersonates a man impersonating a woman and becomes a star. Luscious music and sets. Warren as confused showgirl Norma, and Preston as Andrews' gay mentor Toddy are right on target; Garner is charming as gangster King Marchan, who falls for the woman he thinks she is, with Karras amusing as his bodyguard with a secret, Squash. ♫You and Me; The Shady Dame from Seville; Le Jazz Hot; Crazy World; Chicago Illinois; Gay Peree. 133m/C VHS, DVD . Julie Andrews, James Garner, Robert Preston, Lesley Ann Warren, Alex Karras, John Rhys-Davies, Norman Chancer, Peter Arne; D: Blake Edwards; W: Blake Edwards; C: Dick Bush; M: Henry Mancini. Oscars ‘82: Orig. Song Score and/ or Adapt.; Cesar ‘83: Foreign Film; Golden Globes ‘83: Actress—Mus./Comedy (Andrews); Natl. Bd. of Review ‘82: Support. Actor (Preston); Writers Guild ‘82: Adapt. Screenplay.

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