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Pennies From Heaven

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Pennies From Heaven (1981)

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There's a world on both sides of the rainbow where songs come true and every time it rains, it rains...

In Chicago during the 1930s depression, sheet music salesman Arthur Parker is trying to sell his products, but it's not easy to convince unwilling music store owners to buy them. Although he's already married to the somewhat drab Joan, when he meets school teacher Eileen in a music store, he falls in love with her.

Release Date: December 11 , 1981 @ the Ziegfeld

Distrib: MGM

Boxoffice: $9,171,289 2013 equiv: $25,911,031

Awards: Best Costume Design – Bob Mackie (nominated)
Best Sound - Michael J. Kohut, Jay M. Harding, Richard Tyler and Al Overton, Jr. (nominated)
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium –Dennis Potter (nominated)

One of 1981's most disastrous flops. It is beloved by many.

Trivia: Name these 80s musical flops from their taglines:

A) A unique vision of love.

B) The story of a boy and his equipment.

C) When the music stops, the mystery begins.

D) The Music and Feeling go on Forever

E) The Movie Musical Event of the 80's

F) Set sail for the musical comedy adventure of the summer!


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