Pocketful Of Miracles
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Impoverished Broadway peddler "Apple Annie" (Bette Davis) has a problem. Her daughter, Louise (Ann-Margret), educated abroad since infancy, is coming for a visit and bringing her wealthy fianc with her. The problem is that Louise has believed all her life that Annie's a wealthy dowager, and the poor old woman doesn't know what to do! Enter "Dave the Dude" (Glenn Ford) -- a big-hearted racketeer -- who enlists the aid of his colorful mob of hooligans in a wild and crazy scheme to pass Annie off as a high-society grande dame so Louise can marry her fairy-tale prince and everyone can live happily ever after!Superbly directed by the peerless Frank Capra, this remake of Lady For A Day is pure Hollywood magic -- an unforgettable combination of comedy, whimsy and romance that was nominated for three Oscars.