The Man With The Golden Arm

  • 1955
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

Otto Preminger defied the Code with this pioneering look at drug addiction, featuring a stylish rendering of the post-war hipster milieu, a crisp jazz soundtrack, and a remarkable Sinatra. Crooked card dealer Frankie Machine (Sinatra), a junkie trying to stay clean, is back in town after six months in rehab. He wants to try his luck as a jazz drummer, but...read more

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An ex-con drug addict must face the demons of his past in order to kick the habit once and for all. Frank Sinatra was nominated for Best Actor as the junkie.

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  • Review: Otto Preminger defied the Code with this pioneering look at drug addiction, featuring a stylish rendering of the post-war hipster milieu, a crisp jazz soundtrack, and a remarkable Sinatra. Crooked card dealer Frankie Machine (Sinatra), a junkie trying to… (more)

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