Continuity mistake: In the final scene when Velma and Roxie are performing, there is lipstick on Roxie's teeth. In the next shot it has disappeared. (01:41:35)
Roxie Hart shoots her boyfriend dead and after her husband refuses to help her cover it up, she is arrested and sent to murderess row along with the famous jazz singer, Velma Kelly. The two girls are desperate for fame, fortune and freedom. Their only hope is Billy Flyn, he has never lost a case and without him they'll be hung. Both girls will stop at nothing to out do each other and get out of jail.
Billy Flynn: Now look, I don't like to blow my own horn. But believe me. If Jesus Christ lived in Chicago today and if he had $5,000 and he'd come to me, things would have turned out differently.
Trivia: In 'Cell Block Tango', the scarves represent murder. While the other four murderesses carry only one red scarf, Velma carries two (one for her husband and one for her sister) and Catalina has one white scarf to show that she alone is innocent.
Question: How much time supposedly elapses between Roxie's arrest and her being acquitted of the murder charge? I have a hard time with the "fake pregnancy" element. We know Roxie was faking it, but if at least a few months had passed between her arrest and her announcement - much less between her trial and arrest - she was so thin that even a pregnancy of a few months (or lack thereof) would be noticeable to anyone who looked at her.
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