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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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  • I haven't seen it, but...

    Jack 2014-05-12

    I haven't seen this movie but I will watch it tonight. I'm apprehensive becauseI never thought Sinatra was a very good actor. His performance in... MORE>

  • This film just blew me away

    Mike Brown 2012-01-04

    As a cinema operator in the late Fifties/early Sixties in the British Royal Navy stationed in the Far East I showed this film to my ship's crew 14... MORE>

  • One Of Sinatra's Best

    Bruce Reber 2010-08-02

    "The Joker Is Wild" (1957), the biopic of comedian-singer Joe E. Lewis is one of Frank Sinatra's best films. The songs are very good, and... MORE>