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A Hatful of Rain (1957)

A Korean War veteran's morphine addiction wreaks havoc upon his family.

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(play) (as Michael Vincente Gazzo), (screenplay) (as Michael Vincente Gazzo) | 2 more credits »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 6 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »
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Johnny Pope
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John Pope, Sr
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Mother
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Chuch
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Apples
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Jack - Mounted Cop
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A Korean War veteran's morphine addiction wreaks havoc upon his family.

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9 September 1957 (Sweden)  »

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(FMC Library Print)

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2.35 : 1
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Joel Grey auditioned for a part. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? (1957) See more »

Soundtracks

I'm Making Believe
(uncredited)
Music by James V. Monaco
Played at Marty's Bar
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Terrific Drama
7 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I check at least once a month to see if this fabulous film has finally been released on video. Just like the way that "Days of Wine and Roses" tackled the subject of alcohol addiction, this film tackled the subject of drug addiction like none other before or since. Terrific performances by all, especially Don Murray and Anthony Franciosa as the two brothers, each held to a different standard by a overbearing father played by Lloyd Nolan. There is also an appearance by a very young William Hickey of "Prizzi's Honor" fame in one of his first roles. This film is a window back in time to life in New York City in the 50's. I urge whoever owns the rights to this film, please release it on DVD


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