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|Directed by||Norman Jewison|
|Produced by||Norman Jewison|
|Screenplay by||Abram S. Ginnes|
|Based on||novel by|
|Music by||Henry Mancini|
|Cinematography||Richard H. Kline|
|Edited by||Byron W. Brandt|
Ralph E. Winters
|Distributed by||United Artists|
|Box office||$1 million (domestic rentals)|
Gaily, Gaily (released in the United Kingdom as Chicago, Chicago) is a 1969 American comedy film directed by Norman Jewison. It is based on the autobiographical novel by Ben Hecht and stars Beau Bridges, Brian Keith, George Kennedy, Hume Cronyn and Melina Mercouri.
Set in 1910, the film's main character is Ben Harvey (patterned after Ben Hecht): serious about seeing the world, he leaves his home for Chicago, where he meets a woman named Lil, who in reality is the madam of the bordello Ben mistakes for a boarding house. He also is friendly with Adeline, one of the prostitutes. While he tries to find work, Ben encounters other people, including a hard drinking reporter named Sullivan, plus two other men, Grogan and Johanson, who are involved in shady doings in city government. Suspecting corruption, both Harvey and Sullivan decide to investigate.