'Chelsea Girls' poster. Movie directed by Paul Morrissey and Andy Warhol

chelsea girls warholChelsea Girls is a 1966 experimental underground film directed by Paul Morrissey and Andy Warhol. The film was Warhol's first major commercial success, and was shot at the Hotel Chelsea and various other locations in New York City. The film, starring many of Warhol's superstars, takes place at the hotel, and follows the lives of several of the young women who live there. The name is a reference to the location in which the film takes place. The title was the inspiration for star Nico's 1967 debut album, Chelsea Girl. The album featured a ballad-like track titled Chelsea Girls, which was written about the hotel and its inhabitants whom appear in the film.