Pennies from Heaven

Pennies from Heaven

  • Released: 1981
    • Length: 01:47:42
    • Plays: ???
Synopsis >

All-star musical follows Steve Martin (Bowfinger, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Father of the Bride) as a womanizing sheet-music salesman who's married to hapless Jessica Harper (My Favorite Year) but carries on an affair with a schoolteacher, Tony-winner Bernadette Peters (Annie). Set during the Depression, it features lyp-synced songs from the greats of that era, including Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire. Also stars Oscar-winner Christopher Walken (The Deer Hunter, Brainstorm, The Dead Zone). Produced and directed by Oscar-nominee Herbert Ross (The Vanishing Point, The Sunshine Boys) with stunning black and white cinematography by Oscar-nominee Gordon Willis (The Godfather, Annie Hall). Based on the successful British TV series by Dennis Potter whose adapted script earned an Oscar-nomination.

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