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Pocketful of Miracles (1961) was a Comedy - Drama Film directed by Frank Capra and produced by Frank Capra, Glenn Ford and Joseph Sistrom.

Academy Awards 1961 --- Ceremony Number 34 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Supporting ActorPeter FalkNominated
Best Costume DesignEdith Head, Walter PlunkettNominated
Best Music - SongMusic by James Van Heusen; Lyrics by Sammy CahnNominated
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Pocketful of Miracles (1961)

By Beatrice on May 1, 2017 From Flickers in Time

Pocketful of Miracles Directed by Frank Capra Written by Hal Kanter and Harry Tugend based on a screenplay by Robert Riskin and a story by Damon Runyon 1961/USA Franton Productions Repeat viewing/Netflix rental Comparisons are odious. ?Without them, this is an entertaining and amusing Cinderella sto... Read full article


Lady for a Day (1933) and Pocketful of Miracles (1961) (Frank Capra)

By Judy on Oct 10, 2015 From Movie Classics

This is my contribution to the They Remade What ?! blogathon being organised by Phyllis Loves Classic Movies. Please do visit and read the other postings. Frank Capra first made his fairy tale of New York in black and white?in the early 1930s. Then he returned to it 28?years later?for a more light-h... Read full article


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Joy Boy: I ain't gonna marry her! An' y'know why? 'Cause my wife don't like it when I go around marryin' people! She's funny that way!


Junior: She's like a cockroach what turned into a butterfly!


Joy Boy: Does it still kinda get you right here?


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Final film of Frank Capra.
Steve McQueen was once considered for playing Dave the Dude.
This film contains perhaps the earliest Hollywood use of "godfather" as a synonym for mob boss. Some experts cite mob informer Joe Valachi as the originator of the term in the popular vernacular, but this film predates his 1963 congressional testimony by a couple of years.
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