The Man with the Golden Arm (1955) was a Drama - Black-and-white Film directed by Otto Preminger and produced by Otto Preminger.
Academy Awards 1955 --- Ceremony Number 28 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Actor||Frank Sinatra||Nominated|
|Best Art Direction||Art Direction: Joseph C. Wright; Set Decoration: Darrell Silvera||Nominated|
|Best Music - Scoring||Elmer Bernstein||Nominated|
Frank Sinatra is “The Man with the Golden Arm”By Stephen Reginald on Jul 15, 2021 From Classic Movie Man
Frank Sinatra is “The Man with the Golden Arm” The Man with the Golden Arm (1955) is an American film drama directed by Otto Preminger and starring Frank Sinatra, Eleanor Parker, and Kim Novak. It is based on the novel of the same name by Nelson Algren, although not a completely fai... Read full article
The Side Effects of ‘The Man With the Golden Arm’ (Otto Preminger, 1955)By Virginie Pronovost on Nov 19, 2018 From The Wonderful World of Cinema
I first expressed a certain curiosity for Otto Preminger’s The Man With the Golden Arm when I saw that Saul Bass tribute made by google doodle. I then heard it was one of Frank Sinatra’s best performances (Oscar-nominated and all that). It was actually on my to-watch list for quite a lon... Read full article
The Man with The Golden Arm (1955)By 4 Star Film Fan on Jun 22, 2018 From 4 Star Films
Everybody’s habitual something ~ Kim Novak as Molly Otto Preminger was the creator of a number of important “issue pictures” because he dared deal with themes that others had shied away from,?mostly in part because of the production codes that ruled Hollywood well into the 1960s. T... Read full article
The Man with the Golden Arm (1955)By Beatrice on Feb 19, 2016 From Flickers in Time
The Man with the Golden Arm Directed by Otto Preminger Written by Walter Newman and Lewis Meltzer from the novel by Nelson Algren 1955/USA Otto Preminger Films/Carlysle Productions First viewing/Amazon Instant #307 of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Molly: Jump off a roof if you’re ... Read full article
The Man With the Golden Arm (1955)on Jan 21, 2015 From Journeys in Classic Film
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Sparrow: Not even a postycard.
Frankie Machine: You can't read anyway.
Sparrow: You coulda drawed pictures.
Frankie Machine: I'm the kind of guy, boy when I move - watch my smoke. But I'm gonna need some good clothes though.
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In a conversation with Robert Osborne, Frank Sinatra Jr. said the hands in the tight shots of Frankie's second dealing belong to Milton Berle.
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