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The Big Street

The Big Street(1942)

Also Known As: Damon Runyons The Big Street | Little Pinks |

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Brief Synopsis

A nightclub waiter, who's in love with a selfish showgirl, gets to prove his love when she's injured.

Cast & Crew

Irving Reis Director
Henry Fonda Augustus "Little Pinks" Pinkerton II
Lucille Ball Gloria Lyons
Barton MacLane Case Ables
Eugene Pallette Nicely Nicely Johnson
Agnes Moorehead Violette Shumberg
Sam Levene Horsethief
Ray Collins Professor B
Marion Martin Mimi Venus
William Orr Decatur Reed
George Cleveland Colonel Venus
Vera Gordon Mrs. Lefkowitz
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 13 Aug 1942
Release Date:  1942 Production Date:  AFI
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (RCA Sound System) Production Co:  RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  88 or 92 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  7,962    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Sunset Street Big Blvd.

    Clichae,H.A. 2016-08-02

    The story is well taken & well acted: countless people are birthed, then live & die in physical/emotional misery. The movie inspires no hope ,but... MORE>

  • Strange reviews here!

    RedRain 2016-08-02

    I don't know why there are so many bad reviews here but I suspect it's because people aren't used to somber endings, as well as Lucille Ball... MORE>

  • The Big Street

    Kathryn Lawyer 2014-09-29

    The Big Street was the first movie I remembered seeing Lucille Ball, play in a dramatic role. I must say she did a surperb job. I hope soon it will be... MORE>