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The Joker Is Wild

The Joker Is Wild(1957)

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Brief Synopsis

Singer Joe E. Lewis fights to rebuild his life after gangsters slash his vocal cords.

Cast & Crew

Charles Vidor Director
Frank Sinatra Joe E. Lewis
Mitzi Gaynor Martha Stewart
Jeanne Crain Letty Page
Eddie Albert Austin Mack
Beverly Garland Cassie Mack
Jackie Coogan Swifty Morgan
Barry Kelley Captain Hugh McCarthy
Ted de Corsia Georgie Parker
Leonard Graves Tim Coogan
Hank Henry Burlesque comedian
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  World premiere in Las Vegas, NV: 23 Aug 1957; New York opening: 26 Sep 1957
Release Date:  1957 Production Date:  [VistaVision Motion Picture High-Fidelity]
A Charles Vidor Production
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5142 viewed, AMC print (6036????)
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Paramount Pictures Corp.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  A.M.B.L. Productions
Duration(mins):  126 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • This is Worth More Than One Viewing !

    DON RILEY 2016-01-01

    During the course of this past month I have actually gotten to see several Sinatra films, I had never seen before. I found this to be his best. ... MORE>

  • the joker is wild

    kevin sellers 2015-12-31

    Perversely filmed in shadowy, noirish black and white, in the 1950s, when most films, especially quasi musicals like this one, were in garish technicolor,... MORE>

  • correction of previous review

    kevin sellers 2015-12-26

    Dear Jack: "Some Came Running" was neither a war movie nor was it lousy. MORE>