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Gigot Movie Review Summary

Actors: Jackie Gleason, Kathleen Kath

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Gigot (Gleason) is a deaf-mute who is an object of ridicule in his community. Everyone picks on him cruelly which, sadly, he doesn't seem to mind. Gigot has a big heart and kind spirit. He works, sweeping and cleaning to make ends meet. He routinely cares for the stray animals in his neighborhood. One night, he finds a prostitute and her daughter (Kath) out on the streets. He brings them to his humble cellar apartment and helps them. He and the daughter become friends, which could ultimately imperil Gigot with the cruel, gossipy neighbors.

This film was directed by Gene Kelley with story and music by Gleason.
The review of this Movie prepared by ldpaulson








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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1900-1920's Inner struggle or disability    -   Yes Job/Profession/Poverty Story?    -   Yes Job:    -   prostitute Brain/Body not working?    -   physical disability

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   blue collar Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   French Unusual characteristics:    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin

Setting

City?    -   Yes City:    -   dirty, grimy (like New York)    -   rude people    -   Paris

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Any profanity?    -   None

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