Pocketful of Miracles
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Pocketful of Miracles
Director Frank Capra's last feature film, Pocketful of Miracles is a Technicolor remake of his 1933 film Lady for a Day. A barely recognizable Bette Davis plays Apple Annie, the besotted, unkempt, rag-clad street vendor who controls the activities of all the beggars on Broadway. Apple Annie is the pet of Dave the Dude (Glenn Ford), a tough but basically kind-hearted gangster who believes that Annie's apples bring him luck. One morning, Annie fails to show up at her usual corner. That's because she is sitting disconsolate in her squalid shack, contemplating suicide. The reason:… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 63%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"This commercial bomb turned out to be Capra's swan song."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Capra's last movie--a lot better than given credit for"
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"A painful experience, particularly considering the source (director: Frank Capra)"
‑ Dan Jardine, Apollo Guide
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