Pocketful of Miracles

Pocketful of Miracles (1961)

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.

Writing:
  • Robert Riskin
  • Harry Tugend
  • Damon Runyon
Directing:
  • Frank Capra
themoviedb icon 7.3/10
  • Views: 4
  • Release Date: 1961-12-18
  • Language: English | Español
  • Country: US
  • Runtime: 136
  • Revenue: $5,000,000
  • Budget: $2,900,000

Ann-Margret

Louise

Bess Flowers

Pedestrian Entering Club (uncredited)

Jack Elam

Cheesecake

Glenn Ford

Dave 'The Dude' Conway

Grace Lee Whitney

Queenie's Broad (uncredited)

John Litel

Police Inspector McCrary

Fritz Feld

Pierre

Marc Cavell

Reporter at Dock (uncredited)

Paul E. Burns

Mallethead (uncredited)

Hope Lange

Elizabeth 'Queenie' Martin

Doodles Weaver

Pool Player

Peter Falk

Joy Boy

Ellen Corby

Soho Sal

Dick Wessel

Governor of Florida (uncredited)

Hayden Rorke

Police Captain Moore

Betty Bronson

Mayor's Wife (uncredited)

Chuck Hamilton

Truck-Driving Hood (uncredited)

Sheldon Leonard

Steve Darcey

Jay Novello

Cortego

Kermit Maynard

Newspaper Editor (uncredited)

'Snub' Pollard

Knuckles (uncredited)

Gavin Gordon

Mr. Cole

Angelo Rossitto

Angie (uncredited)

Benny Rubin

Flyaway

Mike Mazurki

Big Mike

Arthur Tovey

Passerby with Umbrella (uncredited)

Tom Fadden

Herbie (uncredited)

Bette Davis

Apple Annie

Arthur O'Connell

Alfonso Romero

Thomas Mitchell

Henry G. Blake

David Brian

Governor

Barton MacLane

Police Commissioner

Frank Ferguson

Newspaper Editor

Willis Bouchey

Newspaper Editor

Byron Foulger

Lloyd (uncredited)

George E. Stone

Shimkey (uncredited)

Bert Stevens

Dock Extra (uncredited)

Harry Wilson

Slop (uncredited)
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