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Angels Over Broadway

  • Film
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Time Out says

A characteristically slick (if moralising) script by Hecht and fine camerawork from Garmes can't quite prevent tedium setting in as the excellent cast play a group of moral down-and-outs (embezzler, con-man, dancer, disillusioned playwright) who see the light and discover that life is worth living during a night's gambling in a New York café. The problem lies less in the pacing - as one would expect with Hecht, it moves along quickly enough - than in the incursions of uplifting sentiment into the generally downbeat proceedings.
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Release Details

  • Duration:80 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Ben Hecht, Lee Garmes
  • Screenwriter:Ben Hecht
  • Cast:
    • Douglas Fairbanks Jr
    • Rita Hayworth
    • Thomas Mitchell
    • John Qualen
    • George Watts
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