Heller in Pink Tights
Heller in Pink Tights (1960)

A satirical Western about The Great Healy Dramatic and Concert Company, a traveling road show trying desperately to survive and beset by financial problems. The main actress (Sophia Loren) in the troupe has a knack for getting into trouble.… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1960
DVD Release Date: June 7, 2005
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Fernando F. Croce

Cukor never loses sight of the theatricality which infuses both the fanciful incarnations of the saltimbanques and the genre conventions of the Western

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Emanuel Levy

More a comedy about showbiz that Western per se, Cukor's foray into the horseopera genre, based on Louis L'Amour novella, stars Sophia Loren as the leading lady of a troupe touring the frontier.

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Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Strange mix of show-biz saga and Western, inventively styled.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It's one of the rare Westerns that explores the barnstorming troupes in the Old West of the 19th-century.

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Aj V
This movie is really fun, and I liked Loren's character, she gives a good performance in this movie. I really liked this movie.