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Pocketful of Miracles (1961)

You have to see it to belove it!

Genre : Comedy, Drama

Runtime : 2H 16M

Director : Frank Capra
Writer : Robert Riskin

Synopsis

Boozy, brassy Apple Annie, a beggar with a basket of apples, is as much a part of downtown New York as old Broadway itself. Bootlegger Dave the Dude is a sucker for her apples -- he thinks they bring him luck. But Dave and girlfriend Queenie Martin need a lot more than luck when it turns out that Annie is in a jam and only they can help: Annie's daughter Louise, who has lived all her life in a Spanish convent, is coming to America with a Count and his son. The count's son wants to marry Louise, who thinks her mother is part of New York society. It's up to Dave and Queenie and their cronies to turn Annie into a lady and convince the Count and his son that they are hobnobbing with New York's elite.

Actors

Glenn Ford
Glenn Ford
Dave 'The Dude' Conway
Bette Davis
Bette Davis
Apple Annie
Hope Lange
Hope Lange
Elizabeth 'Queenie' Martin
Arthur O'Connell
Arthur O'Connell
Alfonso Romero
Peter Falk
Peter Falk
Joy Boy
Thomas Mitchell
Thomas Mitchell
Henry G. Blake
Edward Everett Horton
Edward Everett Horton
Hutchins
Mickey Shaughnessy
Mickey Shaughnessy
Junior
David Brian
David Brian
Governor
Sheldon Leonard
Sheldon Leonard
Steve Darcey
Ann-Margret
Ann-Margret
Louise
Barton MacLane
Barton MacLane
Police Commissioner
John Litel
John Litel
Police Inspector McCrary
Jerome Cowan
Jerome Cowan
Mayor
Jay Novello
Jay Novello
Cortego
Frank Ferguson
Frank Ferguson
Newspaper Editor
Willis Bouchey
Willis Bouchey
Newspaper Editor
Fritz Feld
Fritz Feld
Pierre
Ellen Corby
Ellen Corby
Soho Sal
Gavin Gordon
Gavin Gordon
Mr. Cole
Benny Rubin
Benny Rubin
Flyaway
Jack Elam
Jack Elam
Cheesecake
Mike Mazurki
Mike Mazurki
Big Mike
Hayden Rorke
Hayden Rorke
Police Captain Moore
Doodles Weaver
Doodles Weaver
Pool Player
Betty Bronson
Betty Bronson
Mayor's Wife (uncredited)
Paul E. Burns
Paul E. Burns
Mallethead (uncredited)
Marc Cavell
Marc Cavell
Reporter at Dock (uncredited)
Bess Flowers
Bess Flowers
Pedestrian Entering Club (uncredited)
Byron Foulger
Byron Foulger
Lloyd (uncredited)
Kermit Maynard
Kermit Maynard
Newspaper Editor (uncredited)
Harry 'Snub' Pollard
Harry 'Snub' Pollard
Knuckles (uncredited)
Amanda Randolph
Amanda Randolph
Annie's Neighbor (uncredited)
George E. Stone
George E. Stone
Shimkey (uncredited)
Dick Wessel
Dick Wessel
Governor of Florida (uncredited)
Grace Lee Whitney
Grace Lee Whitney
Queenie's Broad (uncredited)
Peter Mann
Peter Mann
Carlos Romero
Tom Fadden
Tom Fadden
Herbie (uncredited)
Bert Stevens
Bert Stevens
Dock Extra (uncredited)
Harry Wilson
Harry Wilson
Slop (uncredited)
Arthur Tovey
Arthur Tovey
Passerby with Umbrella (uncredited)
Chuck Hamilton
Chuck Hamilton
Truck-Driving Hood (uncredited)
Angelo Rossitto
Angelo Rossitto
Angie (uncredited)

Crews

Frank Capra
Frank Capra
Director
Walter Scharf
Walter Scharf
Original Music Composer
Frank Capra
Frank Capra
Producer
Jimmy Van Heusen
Jimmy Van Heusen
Original Music Composer
Frank P. Keller
Frank P. Keller
Editor
Harry Tugend
Harry Tugend
Writer
Hal Kanter
Hal Kanter
Writer
Robert Riskin
Robert Riskin
Screenplay
Damon Runyon
Damon Runyon
Story
Glenn Ford
Glenn Ford
Associate Producer
Joseph Sistrom
Joseph Sistrom
Associate Producer
Robert J. Bronner
Robert J. Bronner
Director of Photography
Roland Anderson
Roland Anderson
Art Direction
Hal Pereira
Hal Pereira
Art Direction
Arthur S. Black Jr.
Arthur S. Black Jr.
Assistant Director
Ralph Axness
Ralph Axness
Second Assistant Director
Walter Plunkett
Walter Plunkett
Costume Design
Edith Head
Edith Head
Costume Design
Wally Westmore
Wally Westmore
Makeup Supervisor
Nellie Manley
Nellie Manley
Hairstylist

Trailers and other movies

Pocketful of Miracles (1961) clip - on BFI Blu-ray from 21 September 2020 | BFI
Pocketful of Miracles (1961) ORIGINAL TRAILER

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