Lady for a Day (7-Sep-1933)|
Director: Frank Capra
Writer: Robert Riskin
From novel: Madame La Gimp by Damon Runyon
Musical Director: C. Bakaleinikoff
A poor elderly apple seller, Apple Annie, among whose regular customers are mobster Dave the Dude, pretends to be member of high society in letters to her daughter Louise, living in Spain. When Louise comes to visit, Dave and his gangster friends rally to her rescue. Received Oscar nominations for Best Picture, Best Actress, Best Director, and Best Adaptation. Remade as Pocketful of Miracles (1961), also by Frank Capra.
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