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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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Herbert Ross


Steve Martin, Bernadette Peters, Jessica Harper


Dennis Potter

Director of Photography

Gordon Willis


Richard Marks


Nora Kaye

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Countries of production

United States of America



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