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)
|Best Supporting Actor||Peter Falk||Nominated|
|Best Costume Design||Edith Head, Walter Plunkett||Nominated|
|Best Music - Song||Music by James Van Heusen; Lyrics by Sammy Cahn||Nominated|
POCKETFUL OF MIRACLESBy Dan Day, Jr. on Dec 26, 2020 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog
Being this is the holiday season, the movie IT"S A WONDERFUL LIFE gets discussed often. What doesn't get discussed nearly enough is what happened to the career of that film's director, Frank Capra, after it was made. Capra is one of my favorite movie directors of all time, and in the 1930s he made a... Read full article
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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Junior: She's like a cockroach what turned into a butterfly!
Joy Boy: What's with her?
Dave the Dude: Aah, she just wants a bunch of kids.
Joy Boy: Kids? Aw, they're mean when they get on that kick.
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For the Spanish version of the film, the Count and his son are Italians.
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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