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The Man with the Golden Arm (1955)

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119 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

A junkie must face his true self to kick his drug addiction.
Writers
Walter Newman (screenplay) | Lewis Meltzer (screenplay) | Nelson Algren (from the novel by)
Cinematographer
Production Designer
Joseph C. Wright (as Joe Wright)
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Release date
Dec 15, 1955 (United States)

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Leonard Bremen
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7.4 / 10 | 10,204 votes