Pocketful of Miracles

80
  • NR
  • Genre(s): Comedy Drama
  • Release year: 1961
  • Running time: 136 min
Remake of "Lady For a Day", in which a poor New York street vendor attempts to hide her poverty from her daughter and well-to-do future in-laws. Capra's last film and Ann-Margret's first!
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Remake of "Lady For a Day", in which a poor New York street vendor attempts to hide her poverty from her daughter and well-to-do future in-laws. Capra's last film and Ann-Margret's first!

Original Release

12/18/1961

US Release

12/18/1961

Cast

Bette Davis Apple Annie
Glenn Ford Dave the Dude / Dave 'The Dude' Conway
Hope Lange Elizabeth (Queenie) Martin / Elizabeth 'Queenie' Martin
Peter Falk Joy Boy
Thomas Mitchell Judge Henry G. Blake / Henry G. Blake
Peter Mann Carlos Romero
Arthur O'Connell Count Alfonso Romero / Alfonso Romero
Edward Everett Horton Hudgins / Hutchins
Mickey Shaughnessy Junior
Ann-Margret Louise
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Frank Capra

Writers

Harry Tugend, Hal Kanter, Robert Riskin, Damon Runyon, Jimmy Cannon

Cast

Bette Davis Apple Annie
Glenn Ford Dave the Dude / Dave 'The Dude' Conway
Hope Lange Elizabeth (Queenie) Martin / Elizabeth 'Queenie' Martin
Peter Falk Joy Boy
Thomas Mitchell Judge Henry G. Blake / Henry G. Blake
Peter Mann Carlos Romero
Arthur O'Connell Count Alfonso Romero / Alfonso Romero
Edward Everett Horton Hudgins / Hutchins
Mickey Shaughnessy Junior
Ann-Margret Louise
David Brian Governor
Sheldon Leonard Steve Darcey
Barton MacLane Police Commissioner
John Litel Police Inspector McCrary
Jerome Cowan Mayor
Jay Novello Cortego
Frank Ferguson Newspaper Editor
Willis Bouchey Newspaper Editor
Fritz Feld Pierre
Ellen Corby Soho Sal

Producers

Editors

Frank P. Keller

1962 Oscar Best Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
1962 Oscar Best Costume Design, Color Nominated
1962 Oscar Best Music, Original Song Nominated
1962 Golden Globe Best Motion Picture - Comedy Nominated
1962 Golden Globe Best Actress - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1962 Golden Globe Best Actor - Comedy or Musical Won
1962 Golden Globe Most Promising Newcomer - Female Won
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