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Pennies from Heaven (1981)

R
108 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

During the Great Depression, a sheet music salesman seeks to escape his dreary life through popular music and a love affair with an innocent school teacher.
Writer
Dennis Potter (written for the screen by) (based on original material by)
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Editor
Richard Marks (edited by)
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Budget
$ 22,000,000
Gross (USA)
$ 9,179,289
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Release date
Jan 1, 1982 (United States)

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Jack Fletcher
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Arell Blanton
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Schoolboy Schoolboy   See fewer
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Man #3 (uncredited) Man #3 (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.5 / 10 | 4,690 votes