A Pocketful of Miracles | 1961

Comedy, Remake
An aging fruit vendor, who has been deceiving her grown daughter that she's a wealthy millionaress (the daughter was raised in Europe), gets in a pickle when her daughter announces her arrival in the States with her new ...more
Director: Frank Capra
Awards: 1 Golden Globe win. Another 6 nominations | full awards »

Cast

... Dave Conway

Actor

... Apple Annie

Actor

... Elizabeth Martin

Actor

... Count Alfonso Romero

Actor

... Joy Boy

Actor

... Judge Henry G Blake

Actor

... Hutchins

Actor

... Junior

Actor

... Governer

Actor

... Steve Darcey

Actor

... Carlos Romero

Actor

... Louise

Actor

Company

United Artists Films

Studio

Synopsis

An aging fruit vendor, who has been deceiving her grown daughter that she's a wealthy millionaress (the daughter was raised in Europe), gets in a pickle when her daughter announces her arrival in the States with her new fiance. The mother then enlists the help of one of her daily customers, a big-time mobster who spends the money to create the lavish setting of living to continue the charade.

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