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The Black Orchid

The Black Orchid(1959)

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Brief Synopsis

An aging widower fights family disapproval when he falls in love with a gangster's widow.

Cast & Crew

Martin Ritt Director
Sophia Loren Rose Bianco
Anthony Quinn Frank Valente
Virginia Vincent Alma Gallo
Frank Puglia Henry Gallo
Jimmy Baird Ralphie Bianco
Naomi Stevens Giulia Gallo
Whit Bissell Mr. Harmon
Jack Washburn Tony Bianco
Ina Balin Mary Valente
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  World premiere in Philadelphia, PA: 4 Feb 1959; Chicago opening: 11 Feb 1959; New York opening: 12 Feb 1959; Washington, D.C. opening: 19 Feb 1959
Release Date:  1959 Production Date:  [VistaVision Motion Picture High-Fidelity]
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Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Paramount Pictures Corp.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Paramount Pictures Corp.
Duration(mins):  94-96 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • The Black Orchid

    Sharon 2012-06-21

    Loved this movie the first time I saw it on Saturday Night at the Movies! Way back when. Anthony Quinn & Sophia Loren are terrific! MORE>

  • A Wonderful Film!

    Michael 2008-09-26

    I had not seen this movie since I was a teenager, but just saw it again this week on DVD. Sophia Loren and Anthony Quinn are both superb and the film was... MORE>