Boozy, brassy Apple Annie, a beggar with a basket of apples, is as much as part of downtown New York as old Broadway itself. Bootlegger Dave the Dude is a sucker for her apples --- he ... See full summary »
Based on a true story, a bright young man who hasn't the patience for the normal way of advancement finds that people rarely question you if your papers are in order. He becomes a marine, a... See full summary »
Boozy, brassy Apple Annie, a beggar with a basket of apples, is as much as part of downtown New York as old Broadway itself. Bootlegger Dave the Dude is a sucker for her apples --- he thinks they bring him luck. But Dave and girlfriend Queenie Martin need a lot more than luck when it turns out that Annie is in a jam and only they can help: Annie's daughter Louise, who has lived all her life in a Spanish convent, is coming to America with a Count and his son. The count's son wants to marry Louise, who thinks her mother is part of New York society. It's up to Dave and Queenie and their Runyonesque cronies to turn Annie into a lady and convince the Count and his son that they are hobnobbing with New York's elite. Written by
A real blue ribbon movie with an interesting story line and excellent acting by a well selected cast. Betty's role as "Apple Annie" is priceless.! From the opening of the movie each scene proved to be of interest and very
entertaining. The scene where "Apple Annie" was changed to resemble a classy lady was
funny. This was helped with the likes of Peter Falk. The various scenes with the cast of characters involved in selling or begging were very good. And their final scene with them gathered on the jetty waving goodbye to "the daughter of Apple Annie with her Prince Charming" was
As there are many stars and character actors involved in this brilliant film, as not to overlook the fine work of all of them, it is a giant thank you to the whole team!
Another film that puts the word "Class" in classic!
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