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Herbert Ross

Pennies from Heaven

Edition 1983
108' - 1981 - Drama, Romance, Music/Musical - Dialogue: English
Director: Herbert Ross With: Steve Martin, Bernadette Peters, Jessica Harper
PENNIES FROM HEAVEN is about real people in real difficulties in a real America of 1935 not imitating but living again within the great musicals of that period. Herbert Ross declares about it: "I have been searching a phrase to describe this musical but there has never been anything quite like it. lt is not an attempt to recreate a pastiche musical of the thirties. It has a very strong dramatic story as well as a very funny one about human frailties. Il also has sentiment and pathos as well as laughter''.

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Credits

Director

Herbert Ross

With

Steve Martin, Bernadette Peters, Jessica Harper

Scenario

Dennis Potter

Director of Photography

Gordon Willis

Editor

Richard Marks

Producer

Nora Kaye

More information

Dialogue

English

Countries of production

United States of America

Year

1981

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