Pocketful of Miracles

Pocketful of Miracles (1961)

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  • Genre: Comedy, Drama
  • Release Date: 1961-12-18
  • User Rating: 7.3/10 from 158 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 16min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Franton Production
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Frank Capra
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Summary

A New York gangster and his girlfriend attempt to turn street beggar Apple Annie into a society lady when the peddler learns her daughter is marrying royalty.

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  • Glenn Ford

    as Dave 'The Dude' Conway
  • Bette Davis

    as Apple Annie
  • Hope Lange

    as Elizabeth 'Queenie' Martin
  • Arthur O'Connell

    as Count Alfonso Romero
  • Peter Falk

    as Joy Boy
  • Thomas Mitchell

    as Judge Henry G. Blake
  • Edward Everett Horton

    as Hudgins
  • Mickey Shaughnessy

    as Junior
  • David Brian

    as Governor
  • Sheldon Leonard

    as Steve Darcey
  • Peter Mann

    as Carlos Romero
  • Ann-Margret

    as Louise
  • Barton MacLane

    as Police Commissioner
  • John Litel

    as Police Inspector McCrary
  • Jerome Cowan

    as Mayor
  • Jay Novello

    as Cortego
  • Frank Ferguson

    as Newspaper Editor
  • Willis Bouchey

    as Newspaper Editor
  • Fritz Feld

    as Pierre
  • Ellen Corby

    as Soho Sal
  • Gavin Gordon

    as Mr. Cole
  • Benny Rubin

    as Flyaway
  • Jack Elam

    as Cheesecake
  • Mike Mazurki

    as Big Mike
  • Hayden Rorke

    as Police Captain Moore
  • Doodles Weaver

    as Pool Player
  • Abdullah Abbas

    as Reception Guest (uncredited)
  • Don Ames

    as Man at Dock (uncredited)
  • Sam Bagley

    as Man on Dock (uncredited)
  • Benjie Bancroft

    as Police Officer (uncredited)
  • Herman Belmonte

    as Man on Dock (uncredited)
  • Phil Bloom

    as Reception Guest (uncredited)
  • Willie Bloom

    as Reception Guest (uncredited)
  • Nina Borget

    as Ship Passenger (uncredited)
  • Betty Bronson

    as Mayor's Wife (uncredited)
  • Ralph Brooks

    as Reception Guest (uncredited)
  • Paul E. Burns

    as Mallethead (uncredited)
  • Mushy Callahan

    as Man at Dock (uncredited)
  • George Calliga

    as Reception Guest (uncredited)
  • James J. Casino

    as Man at Dock (uncredited)
  • Marc Cavell

    as Reporter at Dock (uncredited)
  • Albert Cavens

    as Reception Guest (uncredited)
  • Noble 'Kid' Chissell

    as Reception Guest (uncredited)
  • Charles Cirillo

    as Man at Dock (uncredited)
  • Michael Cirillo

    as Pedestrian (uncredited)
  • Bing Conley

    as Reception Guest (uncredited)
  • Paul Cristo

    as Hotel Guest (uncredited)
  • Jacqueline deWit

    as Louise (Governor's Wife) (uncredited)
  • Alphonso DuBois

    as Ship Passenger (uncredited)
  • Josip Elic

    as Darcey's Henchman (uncredited)
  • Joe Evans

    as Attendant (uncredited)
  • Tom Fadden

    as Herbie (uncredited)
  • Bess Flowers

    as Pedestrian Entering Club (uncredited)
  • Peter Ford

    as Elevator Operator (uncredited)
  • Eddie Foster

    as Man in Pool Hall (uncredited)
  • Byron Foulger

    as Lloyd (uncredited)
  • Joseph Glick

    as Reception Guest (uncredited)
  • Jack Gordon

    as Reception Guest (uncredited)
  • Joe Gray

    as Pool Player (uncredited)
  • James Griffith

    as Detective Briscoe (uncredited)
  • Chuck Hamilton

    as Truck-Driving Hood (uncredited)
  • Peter Hansen

    as Governor's Aide (uncredited)
  • Sam Harris

    as Ship Passenger (uncredited)
  • Stuart Holmes

    as Club Patron (uncredited)
  • Chester Jones

    as Pool Hall Patron (uncredited)
  • Richard Karlan

    as Detective (uncredited)
  • Kenner G. Kemp

    as Man on Dock / Reception Guest (uncredited)
  • John Lawrence

    as Cab Driver (uncredited)
  • Robert Locke Lorraine

    as Reception Guest (uncredited)
  • Bert Madrid

    as Crewman (uncredited)
  • Mike Mahoney

    as Man Who Helps Annie (uncredited)
  • Kermit Maynard

    as Newspaper Editor (uncredited)
  • Joe McTurk

    as Powder (uncredited)
  • William Meader

    as Passerby (uncredited)
  • Paul Micale

    as Man (uncredited)
  • Jim Michael

    as Hood (uncredited)
  • Steve Mitchell

    as Soldier (uncredited)
  • Ralph Montgomery

    as Pool Hall Patron with Pipe (uncredited)
  • Kate Murtagh

    as Masseuse (uncredited)
  • George Nardelli

    as Club Patron (uncredited)
  • Billy Nelson

    as Hood (uncredited)
  • Paul Newlan

    as Hood (uncredited)
  • Daniel Nunez

    as Reception Guest (uncredited)
  • Norman Papson

    as Hairdresser (uncredited)
  • Charles Perry

    as Man at Dock (uncredited)
  • Harry 'Snub' Pollard

    as Knuckles (uncredited)
  • Amanda Randolph

    as Annie's Neighbor (uncredited)
  • Fred Rapport

    as Newspaper Editor (uncredited)
  • Paul Ravel

    as Ship Passenger (uncredited)
  • Leoda Richards

    as Woman Sitting Next to Mayor in Car (uncredited)
  • Clark Ross

    as Man on Dock (uncredited)
  • Michael Ross

    as Detective (uncredited)
  • Angelo Rossitto

    as Angie (uncredited)
  • Phil Schumacher

    as Reception Guest (uncredited)
  • Vito Scotti

    as Priest (uncredited)
  • Scott Seaton

    as Club Patron (uncredited)
  • Jack Shea

    as Hotel Doorman (uncredited)
  • Stephen Soldi

    as Ship Passenger (uncredited)
  • Edgar Stehli

    as Gloomy (uncredited)
  • Bert Stevens

    as Man on Dock (uncredited)
  • George E. Stone

    as Shimkey (uncredited)
  • Charles Sullivan

    as Hood in Dock Brawl (uncredited)
  • Harry Swoger

    as Darcey's Henchman (uncredited)
  • Hal Taggart

    as Man Who Helps Annie (uncredited)
  • Dub Taylor

    as Man (uncredited)
  • Kelly Thordsen

    as The Weasel (uncredited)
  • Arthur Tovey

    as Passerby with Umbrella (uncredited)
  • Romo Vincent

    as Brisbane (Kidnapped Reporter) (uncredited)
  • Sailor Vincent

    as Pool Hall Patron (uncredited)
  • Dick Wessel

    as Governor of Florida (uncredited)
  • Grace Lee Whitney

    as Queenie's Broad (uncredited)
  • Chalky Williams

    as Pool Hall Patron (uncredited)
  • Harry Wilson

    as Slop (uncredited)
Directing Frank Capra Director
Production Frank Capra Producer
Sound Walter Scharf Original Music Composer
Writing Hal Kanter Screenplay
Writing Harry Tugend Screenplay
Production Glenn Ford Associate Producer
Sound Jimmy Van Heusen Original Music Composer
Editing Frank P. Keller Editor
Production Joseph Sistrom Associate Producer
Costume & Make-Up Edith Head Costume Design
Art Hal Pereira Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Wally Westmore Makeup Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Walter Plunkett Costume Design
Writing Robert Riskin Original Film Writer
Art Roland Anderson Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Nellie Manley Hairstylist
Writing Damon Runyon Story
Camera Robert J. Bronner Director of Photography
Directing Arthur S. Black Jr. Assistant Director
Directing Ralph Axness Second Assistant Director