Angels Over Broadway (2-Oct-1940)
Directors: Ben Hecht; Lee Garmes
Writer: Ben Hecht
Music by: George Antheil
Producer: Ben Hecht
Keywords: Drama, New York, Broadway, Poker
A fixed poker game one rainy night on Broadway: Bookkeeper Charles Engle is close to killing himself unless he can come up with $3000 he embezzled. Bill O'Brien believes Engle to be a wealthy rube and sets up the fix. Nina Barona is a showgirl who would like to meet someone. And Gene Gibbons is a drunken playwright who wants to help Engle. Ben Hecht received an Oscar nomination for Best Original Screenplay.
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