The Pawnbroker | 1965

Drama, Adaptation
A lonely, old pawnbroker tries to hide his memories of the Holocaust by avoiding any intimate involvement with people and focusing his energies on making money with his shop. Soon, however, a Harlem gangster arm-twists ...more
Director: Sidney Lumet
Awards: 1 Oscar nomination. Another 2 wins & 3 nominations | full awards »

Cast

... Sol Nazerman

Actor

... Marilyn Birchfield

Actor

... Rodriguez

Actor

... Jesus Ortiz

Actor

... Ortiz' Girl

Actor

... Tessie

Actor

... Mendel

Actor

... Mr Smith

Actor

... Ruth

Actor

... Bertha

Actor

... Tangee

Actor

... Buck

Actor

Company

Landau/Unger Company

Production Company

Pawnbroker Company

Production Company

Synopsis

A lonely, old pawnbroker tries to hide his memories of the Holocaust by avoiding any intimate involvement with people and focusing his energies on making money with his shop. Soon, however, a Harlem gangster arm-twists him into turning his store into a laundering front for stolen merchandise.

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