Pennies From Heaven

  • 1981
  • Movie
  • R
  • Musical

MGM mistakenly thought Dennis Potter's acclaimed British television miniseries "Pennies from Heaven" could be profitably condensed into a feature, so they cast Martin in the role originated by Bob Hoskins and asked Martin's flame at the time, Peters, to costar. The result is a moving, highly eccentric examination of the relationship between "real life"...read more

(Movie Clip) It's The Girl
With fellow traveling salesmen Al (Robert Fitch, with glasses) and Ed (Tommy Rall, mustache), Arthur (Steve Martin) concedes it s a girl he s on abo (more…)
(Movie Clip) Did You Ever See A Dream, Walking?
Working his east-central Illinois sheet-music sales territory, Arthur (Steve Martin) haggles with shopkeeper Barrett (Raleigh Bond) then sees Eileen ( (more…)
(Movie Clip) Let's Misbehave
Fired, pregnant and hungry schoolteacher Eileen (Bernadette Peters) wanders into a bar and meets pimp Tom (Christopher Walken) for his show-stopping s (more…)
(Movie Clip) Chicago, 1934
Opening from director Herbert Ross and writer Dennis Potter (from his BBC TV series), Steve Martin as sheet-music salesman Arthur, Jessica Harper his (more…)
Pennies From Heaven - Official Trailer
03:06 — During the Great Depression, a married sheet-music salesman falls in love with another woman and uses cheery songs from that era to imagine a better l (more…)

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  • Released: 1981
  • Rating: R
  • Review: MGM mistakenly thought Dennis Potter's acclaimed British television miniseries "Pennies from Heaven" could be profitably condensed into a feature, so they cast Martin in the role originated by Bob Hoskins and asked Martin's flame at the time, Peters, to co… (more)

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