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Meet Danny Wilson (1951)

Danny Wilson and partner Mike make a meager living singing in dives and hustling pool. One night they meet entertainer Joy Carroll, who gets them a job at racketeer Nick Driscoll's posh ... See full summary »

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Danny Wilson
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Joy Carroll
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Michael Francis
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Nick Driscoll alias Joe Martell
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T.W. Hatcher
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Tommy Wells
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Marie
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Danny Wilson and partner Mike make a meager living singing in dives and hustling pool. One night they meet entertainer Joy Carroll, who gets them a job at racketeer Nick Driscoll's posh nightclub. But Nick wants a high price: half of Danny's future income. Danny's career skyrockets, but his position at the top of the heap, and his one-sided romance with Joy, prove extremely unstable. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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1 April 1952 (USA)  »

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Trivia

The scottish group Danny Wilson named themselves after the main character and also named their album Sweet Danny Wilson See more »

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Featured in Sinatra: All or Nothing at All: Part 1 (2015) See more »

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When You're Smiling
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Written by Mark Fisher, Joe Goodwin and Larry Shay
Performed by Frank Sinatra
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Enjoyable
10 July 2003 | by (Santa Maria, CA) – See all my reviews

Most enjoyable film with Sinatra and Shelley Winters in a love triangle and messy criminal goings on. Specifically interesting is the part of Raymond Burr, who is a real meany, and cameo roles abound including Tony Curtis and Jeff Chandler, among others who look like they're waiting for something to happen! It does! The music and singing is great! The acting is great! Be ready to enjoy! 7/10


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